In case you haven’t noticed, World Book day is almost upon. Here is my very easy and most favourite chocolate biscuit recipe with a little Gruffalo twist. You need: 225g Margarine/Butter 115g Caster Sugar 225g Self raising Flour 2 tbsp (tablespoon) Cocoa Powder 1tsp (teaspoon) Vanilla Extract 50g Flacked Almonds Pre-heat your oven to 180oC … More Gruffalo Biscuits (recipe)
Here in the UK we’re most of the way through our Summer holidays. Any of you out there who are parents will appreciate the hard work it takes to entertain little ones who are used to being challenged and stretched every day at school. There are huge parts of the holidays that are fun and … More Summer Holiday fun
I have been knitting for almost 8 years now and crocheting for about 2. Every now and again, I’m surprised by how different the two crafts are. One of these moments happened to me earlier this week. I’m trying to make Little Miss a couple of cardies as she’s grown (10 month olds will do … More The difference a needle makes
With the Summer Holidays in full swing, finding things to do with Little man has been a challenge (isn’t it always?). Well yesterday we decided to go and visit hubby at work. He works in London so on the way home, we decided to stop off at the Museum of Childhood. It was amazing! It’s … More The Museum of Childhood
Do you remember this? And this? Did you guess what it would become? I gave you a clue…… Well here he is. Meet Charlie. Hee hee, isn’t he fun? I can’t take any credit for this lovely pattern, it is the creation of the wonderful Bustle and Sew. Do check out her website and blog. … More Meet Charlie
I can’t tell you how many blog posts I’ve written in my head over the last few weeks! Unfortunately none of them have materialised (I blame it on having a 4month old and a 3 year old who is now on his summer holiday). However I have been a busy little bee offline and have … More A Patchwork……?
I have finally finished a lovely little dress for Little Miss. I have to say that although I love this pattern and the end product, it has caused me no end of problems! I frogged this dress at least 4 times (and only after I’ve done a few rows of the skirt, which is after … More Another little dress for a certain little miss