Category Archives: Homelife

Bryony’s birthday

Back from Barcelona (Photos to come) and it is at last the day of Bryony’s birthday. I know I decided against giving the first pendant I made due to Bryony not really liking clay jewellery but ironically I still ended … Continue reading

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Something a bit different for Spring

I’ve been busy making, making, making, but not jewellery. Nope, I’ve been making flavours for alcohol. My sister in law was waxing lyrical about some raspberry vodka her friend made and I thought ‘I could do that’. I made a … Continue reading

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Weather forecasts and apple cake update

Message for my American friends living in England. I know you don’t watch the tv. You do know we are due for hurricane force winds? Keep Juliet tucked inside and safe. Just checking. Thank you for all your lovely apple … Continue reading

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Quite possibly the proudest Mum on the planet

Though some of the others did look quite chuffed.

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Hello Everyone, I’m back.

I’ve been on holiday, did you miss me? Notice I was gone? Oh well. This is the necklace and earrings I made for my sister who was attending a wedding and wanted something to match her outfit. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Bird of prey centre

We had a chance to fly some birds of prey yesterday and I had to share some photos of the gorgeous birds with you. You get a chance to see my family too. I’m afraid I can’t seem to load … Continue reading

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Woburn Safari Park

I love zoos but hate the little cages, which is why I love visiting Woburn Safari Park. Hubby’s not too keen, having taken me loads of times when we first met (and he was willing to put himself out more!), … Continue reading

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Apple recipes 1 – with thanks.

From Cambridge Chipmunk – the recipe that won a husband! Caramel Apple Crumb PieĀ  Yields: 10 Servings Ingredients Crust 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons butter or margarine chilled, cut into pieces 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening 3 … Continue reading

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Apple recipes wanted. Please!

A plea for help here! (Scroll down if you are looking for an apple recipe). Part of the reason I loved the house I’m in so much (a small part, but not insignificant) is the apple tree that belonged to … Continue reading

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Blossom

A few days ago I was excited to see that my apple tree was showing signs of having some blossom, it is about a month later than usual, so I was thrilled yesterday when I saw just how much it … Continue reading

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