Posted in December 2014

#makedoandmendhour 4th December

#makedoandmendhour 4th December

Just in time for this week’s #makedoandmendhour (8-9pm every Thursday on Twitter!) here’s the round up from last week! I asked everyone for their top Make Do and Mend tips for a the festive period-scroll down to see them 🙂 Pics we shared: 1. @VintageHomeShop is well and truly in the Christmas spirit and has … Continue reading

Homemade Christmas Jumpers

Homemade Christmas Jumpers

Have you heard all about it? Save the Children have a campaign that is now in it’s 3rd year, to raise much needed funds by encouraging the wearing of Christmas jumpers (some people very wrongly term these ‘Ugly Sweaters’…!) in the run up to Christmas. The campaign has raised overÂŁ1.6 MILLION to date, and this … Continue reading

Festive Rocky Road v2

Festive Rocky Road v2

Last year we made Festive Rocky Road, and it was very delicious. I decided to make some more this weekend, but we were missing a few ingredients, so ended up with a whole new Festive Rocky Road taste sensation…! This is originally adapted from Nigella’s Rocky Road Crunch Bars in Nigella Express. This is what … Continue reading

Crispy Stars!

Crispy Stars!

Bake 2 of the bakes for the Pre-School Christmas fair wasn’t really a bake at all. More of a melt and stir. I got the idea from the fabulous Nurturestore site whilst browsing it for advent activities to do with the kids. Cathy made these very cute snowmen:   I adapted the recipe a little, … Continue reading

#MinsGame-The End?

#MinsGame-The End?

OK, so I have reached day 30 of my month of de-cluttering and my #MinsGame (here’s my intro post about it!) Starting with 1 item on the 1st November, and building up to 30 items on the 30th, a total of (at least) 465 items have now left my home (or are at least sorted … Continue reading