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A Handmade Christmas

I hope you're all enjoying the festive season. Presuming we've all avoided the dreaded norovirus (youngest) and flu (Mum), Christmas competes with the summer holidays as my very favourite time of year. Parties, pantos, good food, carols,┬áthe joy and excitement of the big day and precious time with family and friends is all wonderful, if… Continue reading A Handmade Christmas

Food & Drink · Garden · Tutorial

Celebrating the Season – Elderflower Cordial

Gloriously sunny weather continues in the UK and the garden is giving back. Elderflowers are in full bloom but they aren't around for long and there's just a small window of opportunity to pick them at their best. I'm ashamed to admit when I planted mine, I didn't realise it was an elder. Only after… Continue reading Celebrating the Season – Elderflower Cordial

Christmas · Food & Drink

Make, Eat, Drink and be Merry

Handmade gifts are not for everybody. I reserve mine for the people I know will genuinely appreciate the time and love put into their personalised pressie. My foodie friend has a Christmas Day birthday, her husband's is a couple of days later and it has been a tradition to give them a basket of goodies… Continue reading Make, Eat, Drink and be Merry