Making a Felt Mobile

Inspired by pinterest (yet again!) I made a felt mobile to add further decor and colour to my son’s bedroom. . Stick (found this on a walk in the woods) 20 various coloured Felt Stars Waxed Cotton Thread Needle Drill & … Continue reading

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Making a Hot Air Balloon Lampshade

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I decided to make a hot air balloon lampshade to fit the theme for my son’s bedroom, it was very easy – involving some knitting and sewing. . Materials 6.5mm Knitting Needles Chunky Wool / Yarn Thin card Waxed Cotton … Continue reading

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Beef & Chickpea Stew

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Serves 4 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil 500g Stewing Beef (cut into chunks) 1 Onion (sliced) 2 Garlic Cloves (sliced) 1 tbsp Plain Flour 1 tbsp Syrup 1 tsp Cumin 400g Chopped Tomatoes 300ml Beef Stock 1 Red Pepper (sliced) 400g … Continue reading

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Hot Air Balloon Chocolate Cake

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Once again inspired by pinterest I decided to make a hot air balloon cake for my Son’s Welcome Party, I used the pin below to work from. ICING 200ml double cream 50g butter 3 tbsp clear honey 200g dark chocolate (use … Continue reading

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Making a Child’s Cape

Inspired by a pinterest pin from the longthread blog, I decided to make my son a cape for his Welcome Party (way back in September 2014).

I used the pattern from the longthread blog HERE and adapted it slightly to fit and added the letter W and some ribbon and buttons to decorate the cape, I also decided to make the cape reversible. Below are some photos of the finished product.

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Potato Rosti

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I have finally found a really good rosti recipe, which my littlen loves too! These hold together and cook really well, i think time in the fridge really helps. Serves 2   330 g Desirée potatoes, peeled 2 spring onions, … Continue reading

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Bubble Art – Tom Storm

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  My Son LOVES bubbles and much to his delight, so does our cat Edgar. I spend many afternoons in the garden blowing bubbles for them both to chase and pop.         So Tom Storm’s Bubble project … Continue reading

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