Our little man has been a bit out of sorts today and in the night, he was waking roughly every 2-3 hours and chomped and scratched me several times, and has had a little violent streak about him all day,… Read more ›
We have a friend round for dinner tonight who has a wheat allergy so I decided in my infinite wisdom to make gluten free puff pastry topped Venison and Mushroom Pie. I’ve made a venison casserole following several recipes (as… Read more ›
Ingredients: 2 leeks, sliced 4 or 5 potatoes, washed and chopped into chunks Few sticks of celery, chopped Mixed veg for stock : we had a bag of chard, a carrot, some pak choi and fennel top Bay leaf Handful… Read more ›
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I’m actually outraged. Arthur has just received a letter in the post, a health review checklist for a one year old (only 2 months late, well done Surrey Heath). So I scan down the list, Art over my shoulder asleep… Read more ›
I’m going to see how much we can make for Christmas this year. In years past we’ve made hampers of homemade goodies for people, it became a bit of a thing, but I think this year we will try and… Read more ›
Full of enthusiasm following the Autumn Kids Clothes Making Challenge on Natural Mama’s, I’ve decided to try my hand with a real pattern and am going to attempt the Kids Bath Robe on Made. I have the pattern printed, I’ve… Read more ›
I don’t always pose with my top up, it was Mama!
To say that I am ridiculously pleased with myself is an understatement. A few days ago I hadn’t sewn more than a tutu in 10 years and very little before that, noddy projects at school and now I’ve made a… Read more ›
Taking a pair of my old jeans from my size 22/24 days, I’ve so far made a basic jean trouser based on an outline from our favourite Frugi jeans (cut for cloth). I want to add a softer waistband, rather… Read more ›