Monthly Archives: August 2015

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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