Food

Warming butternut squash soup

  One of the only things I like about winter is comfort food. I’m definitely a spring/summer person, but then there is something nice about drawing the curtains, lighting some candles and eating comforting soups and stews. I have not shared a savoury recipe with you before and this is one of my favourites and…… Continue reading Warming butternut squash soup

Chatter · Photography · Weekly picture

3/52

One photo every week for a year.  When I set myself this challenge I had Mabel in my mind as my subject. I forgot however that getting a non fuzzy nicely posed photo of her is near on impossible these days!  Except today, today I have a poorly poppet and it’s horrible. There is really…… Continue reading 3/52

Sewing

Happy Flower Quilts Book

I love a Japanese craft book, but obviously they are always written in Japanese and unfortunately my Japanese is well it’s non-exsistant, so imagine how thrilled I was when I saw on Instagram that this beautiful book had been translated into English! There was some confusion at first as there are 2 different English versions,…… Continue reading Happy Flower Quilts Book

Chatter · Weekly picture

A weekly portrait 1/52-2/52

I’ve seen this before on other blogs and thought it was a lovely idea. I’m a week behind so please bear with me as I catch up 1/52 I love this photo, Mabel rarely naps on me these days, but this particular day she wouldn’t go to sleep in her pushchair like normal, instead she…… Continue reading A weekly portrait 1/52-2/52

Sewing

Lets go on an adventure

With just a few days to spare until the next Frosted Pumpkin sew along starts I have managed to complete last year’s sew along “A Pumpkin Passport”. I have really enjoyed stitching this. Once upon a time as I’ve talked about on here before I used to work for an airline travelling the world so…… Continue reading Lets go on an adventure

Sewing

Sweetly Stitched Handmades – Frilly Christmas Bib

I purchased Amy’s book a while back when it first came out and loved every project in it. It’s taken me till now to get around something from it! One of the projects I had bookmarked to make was a frilly bib, so pretty and girly I thought it would be nice to make Mabel…… Continue reading Sweetly Stitched Handmades – Frilly Christmas Bib