Chatter · Sewing

Happy Birthday Mum

On Sunday my beautiful mama turned 70! It seemed only right they I made her a birthday rosette, I’m not sure if she was too thrilled to wear it but she humored me by doing so. My original plan had been to make her a quilt. I had found the most beautiful pattern which was…… Continue reading Happy Birthday Mum

Baking

Mini Egg Rocky Road

I think it might be time for something sweet! It’s been so long since I last shared a recipe and as Easter is approaching it seems like the perfect time. I warn you though this is not suitable for any diabetics out there, it is very sweet! You may remember I had to go on a dairy free…… Continue reading Mini Egg Rocky Road

Baking · Chatter

Happy New Year!

When I re-started this blog I promised myself I wouldn’t put pressure on blogging or apologise for the length of time between each post, but really, I am sorry it’s been so long since my last post! Life with a 15 month old has been pretty hectic there is barely any time to sit down…… Continue reading Happy New Year!

Baking

Christmas Cake

For the last few years I always say I would bake a Christmas cake but for one reason or another I left it too late or never got round to making it. This year with Mabel being a bit older I really want to start some Christmas traditions with her, and not forgetting my husband loves…… Continue reading Christmas Cake

Chatter

Happy 1st Birthday Louie!

Our little pup turned 1 today! I’m not entirely sure where this year gone! Its also hard to think that he was not in our lives a year ago. Today we celebrated with a lovely birthday cake just for dogs (not made be me but by these lovely folk here), some new toys and his little cousin Chewie came…… Continue reading Happy 1st Birthday Louie!

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

Baking · Inspiration

Fun with sprinkles!

I’ve been feeling really inspired by sprinkles lately, the bright confetti of colours are sure to cheer anyone up, but why stop at a subtle scattering on top of a cupcake? Here are some fun examples of what more you can do with them! It’s mainly when I came across the image above when I knew…… Continue reading Fun with sprinkles!