I only had four posts for you last month and one of those was the October Montage, so I was a bit lacking in photographs for my montage and had to settle for a rectangle instead of my preferred square. This does not indicate a lack of creativity on my part however but reflects the… Read More Monthly Montage – November
No post yesterday as it was time for Christmas! Yes, Christmas transferred from 25th December due to my being in hospital. I am pleased to relate that I managed to cope with it all quite easily so I am now officially ‘better’! Of course I did spread preparation out over the weekend and had an… Read More And yesterday was …………. Christmas
One thing I like to do when the occasion arises is to make marzipan fruit. I don’t think I learnt to make these either from my mother or school; I think it must have been a book or leaflet. For those of you who have never tried this is what you need. Some marzipan, of… Read More Making marzipan fruits and Christmas baking
This is just to wish you all Happy Christmas Unfortunately I can’t send you all a piece but these are the Stollen I made this year. I was quite pleased that they didn’t split open showing the marzipan! My son who has tried a piece says it is even better than last year! The only… Read More Happy Christmas to all my readers!
Well not as much as I might have hoped as I have been suffering from a cold. “The cold that thinks it’s flu” as I have dubbed it. It started with a cough! Now what cold STARTS with a cough? Moved onto fever and then when the fever broke and you felt much better and… Read More What did I do over Christmas?
When my children were at school someone came home with this as an idea for making Christmas decorations for the tree. They were really easy to make so I thought I would share them with you. Now if you are older and a bit more dexterous and love snowflakes and hexagons and all six-fold things… Read More Decorations children can make, favourites and some ideas.