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Baking Biscuits

Peanut butter and jam rings

jam rings

As I type, today is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year. Therefore, Spring is pretty much round the corner. From here on in, days get longer and the sun is pretty much round the corner, you can almost feel the heat (opps, no sorry, that’s the electric blanket I forgot to turn off). But for now, the mornings are still frosty and crisp and my body is screaming out to go into hibernation (Just 5 more minutes in bed! *Rolls over. Hit the snooze button for the fifth time, realise there is NO time left to snooze and now don’t have enough time to shower and have wear a hat all day to hide my greasy barnet*). Go to work in the dark, leave in the dark, just dark dark dark. All there is to look forward to in January is a rumoured new series of Peaky Blinders and Call The Midwife. Such grim days call for joyous snacks, especially of the sweet kind. My personal preference is a festive biscuit selection box. Custard creams! Bourbons! Chocolate digestives! All the winners are there and waiting to be dunked into a tea whilst curled on the sofa waiting for the wretched winter to pass.

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