Food

Elderflower cordial

Last year I almost made elderflower cordial. I say almost because, my friend Mrs T’s mother let me pick some elderflower from her farm, I found some citric acid at the local health food shop and was ready to go, until I realised that I didn’t have any lemons. For one reason or another by the time I got around…

UK Handmade Summer Read

The new edition of the UK handmade magazine is now on line http://ukhandmade.co.uk/magazine/summer2010 As usual this issue is jam packed with loads of great articles, recipes The best article by far has to be for some cute origami bookmarks….I will add it to my list of things to do whilst procrastinating! There’s a thirst quenching recipe for lemony lemonade which…

Easter comes early

It really annoys me when Easter eggs are on sale before Christmas is cleared off the shelves. Believe me, this was the case in two of our local supermarkets! It makes me feel like we are forever being rushed through the year from one ‘event’ to the next. I popped to get some petrol the other day and when I…

UK Handmade magazine

Every quarter the team at UK Handmade issue a fabulous on-line magazine (perfect for saving the environment and saves a trip to the shops). I’m a little late to be blogging about the summer issue, being September, but better late than never! In this issue there are some great articles, including some useful advice on preparing for your first craft…

Just 5 more minutes….

My baby girl is about 9 months old now and I am loving being a mum. From time to time I find it difficult to juggle looking after her (now that she can crawl at high speed and scale any knee high object in her way) along with a needy dog, a messy house, and a lovely husband ….. and of course…

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