Buttercup socks

This is a ‘ta-dah’ post, I finished my Woollinn cast on this afternoon which was super quick for me. I cast on these socks the morning of my visit to the Woollinn, Dublin on the 25th May – so 16 days to complete. I had chosen this beautiful sock yarn from Lay Family Yarns on … More Buttercup socks

Nine Lives Shawlette

I’m going to the Woollinn, Dublin’s Festival of Yarn on Saturday 26th May. Yeo! I’m really excited to go and be part of the press pool – so I’ll be sharing photos and hopefully some little videos on my Instagram Stories. I will be driving down to Dublin myself so fingers crossed it’ll be smooth … More Nine Lives Shawlette

Scones recipe

My daughters wanted to do some baking this afternoon and I knew that I had the ingredients to make some plain scones already in my store cupboard. I’m enjoying teaching them to cook the foods that they love to eat but sometimes I do forget that they are learning these skills for the first time. … More Scones recipe

Fifteens Recipe

It’s the end of the Easter holidays with us and I thought that I’d do a little ‘baking’ with my girls. This recipe is for a tray bake called a Fifteen which doesn’t need to be baked in an oven and is simple enough for children to make. Ingredients 15 digestive biscuits 15 marshmallows (or … More Fifteens Recipe

Bicycle book sleeve

This past week the weather in the UK has been quite bad due to snow and storms. Temperatures have been in the minus all week and on Friday we had a snow day off work/school because of the amber alert conditions (for ice and snow). To make the most of this bonus day off work … More Bicycle book sleeve