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
We recently celebrated Little Miss’ first birthday. It was a lovely time even though she was too little to remember it. Still, I wanted to mark the occasion so I made her this birthday cake. I first saw it on one of these ‘awesome cakes I want to make’ type facebook links and I loved … More Rainbow cake Tutorial
Last week you may remember that I showed you tow cardigans that I was making for Little Miss. Well I managed to finished one of them. I took the pattern from this book (Cute and Easy Crocheted Baby Clothes) and enjoyed crocheting my first cardigan. Would you like to see the end result? Here it is. … More Cardigan number 1……tick!
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 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