Mince pies are a staple at Christmas time and I found this quick recipe in a magazine that I had to try. These cute Christmas tree versions are perfect for parties or a nice little treat with a cup of tea. Best of all they are simple and quick, ideal when everything becomes so hectic… Continue reading Christmas Tree Mince Pies
It may still be November but it’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas! This time of year is probably when I bake the most. However I find the weeks just disappear and before I know it I’ve run out of time to make everything I planned, or I make it all at once… Continue reading Cupcake Christmas Wreath
It’s Easter time already, where on earth is the year going! However this time of year is so lovely. The weather is getting warmer at last and we’re finally over the January/February blues, that time when we are all feeling the excesses of Christmas, already broken the new years resolutions and fed up of the… Continue reading Happy Easter!
Where to start! There are hundreds of patterns out there and with this being my first ever sewn garment choosing the correct one was important. Mainly out of fear of it going horribly wrong. Consequently, scaring myself to the point of never touching a sewing pattern again! *takes deep breath!* But also because it’s so… Continue reading Choosing my first pattern to sew
I’m posting this rather late considering we are now into March (oops!). But it has been a rather hectic new start to the year. I spent four weeks away over Christmas and New year in New Zealand visiting my best friend, arriving back mid- January and back to the day job two days later. Just… Continue reading New year … New skills
Decorating letters of the mache and wooden variety are all the rage at the moment. They are everywhere! And it’s easy to see why. Inexpensive and completely customisable, you can use literally anything to decorate them. Mache letters are the cheapest option only costing around £1 for an 8 inch letter, but for me the… Continue reading Fillable Wooden Letters
I’m such a happy Brit right now! Anyone who knows my family will know that we love tennis, so Wimbledon has been permanently on our TV these last two weeks. And best of all Andy Murray won! Throughout the year we always put a few decorations up and create a little spread for events that… Continue reading Wimbledon Final Cupcakes!