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SnowflakeDipBowls

Snowflake patterned mini bowls

I was bought these little bowls for my birthday- I think they might be dipping bowls for oils and vinegar and I decided they needed a Christmas makeover. I'd seen a few posts on other blogs about … [Read More...]

SnowflakeEmbroidery

Christmas Snowflake Cross Stitch

This year, I turned my hand to a bit of cross stitch to make a little Christmas decoration. It came about after I finally found some embroidery hoops that I knew I had but couldn't remember where! … [Read More...]

Cake

Cranberry, orange and almond loaf

I picked up the free Real Food magazine from Tesco last week and one of the recipes that caught my eye was for this cranberry loaf. I love cranberries and am always trying to find recipes to use them … [Read More...]

AdventCalendarFinished

Advent Countdown Ideas

I know it's probably a bit late to be posting ideas for advent calendars although I think a couple of days adrift will make no difference! There's any number of advent calendars out there to buy … [Read More...]

Blackboard

Magnetic Fireplace Fix-up

Our kitchen has a fireplace that used to be covered over. When we stripped out the kitchen after we moved in we discovered behind the board was an old kitchen range. The idea then was to restore it to … [Read More...]

Wisteria

Lovely Wisteria

Today the weather seems finally to be turning into Summer (or at least the end of Spring!) The day was warm, the sky was clear and the birds could be heard tweeting! The backyard still needs a lot of … [Read More...]

Snowflake patterned mini bowls

I was bought these little bowls for my birthday- I think they might be dipping bowls for oils and vinegar and I decided they needed a Christmas makeover. I'd seen a few posts on other blogs about … [Read More...]

Christmas Snowflake Cross Stitch

This year, I turned my hand to a bit of cross stitch to make a little Christmas decoration. It came about after I finally found some embroidery hoops that I knew I had but couldn't remember where! … [Read More...]

Cranberry, orange and almond loaf

I picked up the free Real Food magazine from Tesco last week and one of the recipes that caught my eye was for this cranberry loaf. I love cranberries and am always trying to find recipes to use them … [Read More...]

Advent Countdown Ideas

I know it's probably a bit late to be posting ideas for advent calendars although I think a couple of days adrift will make no difference! There's any number of advent calendars out there to buy … [Read More...]

Magnetic Fireplace Fix-up

Our kitchen has a fireplace that used to be covered over. When we stripped out the kitchen after we moved in we discovered behind the board was an old kitchen range. The idea then was to restore it to … [Read More...]

Lovely Wisteria

Today the weather seems finally to be turning into Summer (or at least the end of Spring!) The day was warm, the sky was clear and the birds could be heard tweeting! The backyard still needs a lot of … [Read More...]