Tarte Flambe 3 ways

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Tarte Flambe 3 ways Anyone following me on instagram will know that back in May, I was confined to barracks for a week while my kids studied for exams.  My role was to gently (and sometimes not so gently) cajole the kids, keep the “breaks” to a minimum, and make favourite snacks at periodic intervals to keep spirits up.  One … Read More

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Sew a Cactus Softie DIY

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Remember the bacon and eggs softies we made a couple of weeks ago?  Abbi and I have been in full production mode, making little critters and characters ever since!  We will be sharing our creations over the next few months, but today we are sharing instructions for how to sew a cactus softie, with these three little prickly fellas.   Materials To … Read More

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Baked Brie Honey and Pine Nuts

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Baked Brie, Honey and Pine Nuts Baked Brie is fantastic dish to serve guests with drinks, as a sociable get stuck in kind of a snack. (my favourite kind). Its also fantastic for unexpected guests, as it only takes a few moments to whip up. A bit of un necessary background:  I’m a sucker for a junk shop.  I love … Read More

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Sew A Softie Day 2016: Bacon and Eggs

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Sew A Softie Day 2016 I was asked by my friend Trixi at ColouredButtons to take part in the Sew a Softie Day project.  She has enlisted the help of over 20 bloggers, crafters and makers around the world to create tutorials for simple sewing projects that will be posted between 1st and 16th July this year. Trixi is encouraging … Read More

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DIY Rainbow Stamp Artwork

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DIY Rainbow Stamp Artwork Brighten you day and your wall with this super quick and easy Rainbow stamp artwork. Long before I started blogging, I made this enormous stars and stripes stamp art from vintage stamps.  I needed to buy a lot more than I really needed so that I could sort through and get the colours I wanted (red white … Read More

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