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R is for… and Row 1 Completed

R is for Reindeer flying high up above the rooftops. So one week on and row 1 is completed. I’m thoroughly enjoying this project to the point where other jobs are falling by the wayside. Tonight see’s the release of row 2 (8pm GMT) and I am looking forward to seeing what cuteness this week…… Continue reading R is for… and Row 1 Completed

Baking

Anzac Biscuits

I have very early memories of these biscuits, my Grandma used to make them for me as child and they were one of my favourites. Sadly I was never able to get a copy of the recipe before she passed, and I have spent many years trying to recreate them with not a lot of success.…… Continue reading Anzac Biscuits

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H is for…

H is for Hot Cocoa & Holly…cozy inside on a chilly afternoon! Block 2 completed

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C is for…

 Christmas Carollers singing their favourite songs! So Friday (14th) was the day when The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery released their Christmas sew-along sampler, I had been eagerly waiting for it for a couple of weeks and when it arrived I wasn’t disappointed. For the next 3 weeks a row of patterns arrive until the word Christmas is…… Continue reading C is for…

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Shop Update – Hexie Purses

I’ve been working on something a little different this past week for the shop. As you may already know I’m a ‘little’ obsessed with hexagons, and after finishing my hexie mat the other week it got the brain cogs churning. I have so many fabric scraps that I can never bear to part with and…… Continue reading Shop Update – Hexie Purses

Baking

Malteser Custard Creams

What’s better than a Custard Cream? A Custard Cream that tastes like Maltesers ! I came across a recipe for malted custard creams and knew I had to adapt it to make it chocolatey. And although biscuits can be a little bit faffy to make at times, its so worth it once your sat with a…… Continue reading Malteser Custard Creams

Baking

Cranberry Rock Cakes

I’m pretty sure one of the first things I baked as a kid was rock cakes oh how I loved the experience. The great thing with rock cakes are they are so quick and simple to make, perfect for when you fancy something home-baked but don’t want to spend a long time in the kitchen.…… Continue reading Cranberry Rock Cakes