Author: bakerbe

A cheer for chia!

A few weeks back my eyes lit up as I read an email which said ‘You are a prize winner!’. I do dabble in the occasional competition entry! Hoorah, I thought, a trip to London to be wined and dined or a champagne Spa day! Having read the email, I was rather deflated to hear… Read More

A look back at 2016

So I find myself wide awake at 2.30am! Is it the caffeinated coffee I drank yesterday at 4.30pm or is it the mountain of ‘stuff’ I have going on in my head? Either way, having lain in bed for two hours unable to get back to sleep, I’ve decided to get up and write my blog…. Read More

Northumbria University & Crackers Soft Play

This month has seen a couple of new and exciting ventures for Baker Be. ‘Good Grub on a Budget’ workshops at Northumbria University Northumbria University offers a whole host of amazing activities to welcome its Freshers. As part of the Fresher’s week I offered a couple of workshops where students could come along and make healthy… Read More

Food at Disneyland Paris

I hope you’ve all had a lovely summer. As part of our hols this year we took our boys to Disneyland Paris for a couple of days – first time for them and us. We had a great time and even Mr H enjoyed himself! As the eternal foody I was interested to see what we could eat… Read More

No to Pokémon Go!

The summer holidays are here – hooray! My boys are now 7 and 10 and are becoming more independent by the day. Luckily, they still want to spend time with us so we are planning lots of family fun. The North East is packed full of great places for kids and a little research has left us with… Read More

Marvellous May

Has your May been marvellous or has it been manic? Maybe it can be marvellous and manic simultaneously? I attended a great talk last week at The Inspire Network meeting in Hexham. It was given by Sarah Seed, a Holistic Confidence Coach, about life balance.  Do we have balance in our lives? How can we achieve it?… Read More

Let’s party!

Hi everyone! This month I thought I would explain what happens at a Baker Be kids cookery party. Here goes! Let’s start with a theme You can choose from one of my themes on my website or I can design a bespoke party just for you. Each theme offers a range of activities so you can… Read More

Manic March!

Hi! Well, the month of March is nearly coming to a close and by golly it’s been a busy one! Firstly, remind me to never put in black and white that “There have been so many nasty bugs about which luckily I have avoided”. Someone up there was watching as the minute I published my blog I was struck… Read More

Fabulous February!

Hi! Well, it’s 5am in the morning and here I am tapping away on the keyboard. Madness I know! I’ve been awake since 3am which is completely unlike me as I am one of life’s great sleepers, as my husband says, “Our house is a happier place when Mummy has had a good nights sleep.”!!… Read More

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to you all! It’s been a busy January so far with lots of teaching which has been great fun. I was teaching the topic of ‘Castles and Legends’. Naturally I had to incorporate some children’s cookery into it so we made ‘Eggscalibread’ – get it??! (the kids didn’t!). Obviously a knight’s favourite… Read More