Monthly Archive: January 2014

I’m getting sew confident!

Like most new skills, practicing is the sure-fire way to improve your confidence no end, and I’ve had the sewing machine out again this week. You may remember that in September last year I...

St(h)ealthy biscuits!

Of all the things that my girls enjoy baking, biscuits must be at the top of the list.  From being very small, they have both loved rolling out the dough, choosing the cutters, pressing...

Maple syrup flapjack recipe

It would seem that I’m not alone in thinking that we should reduce the sugar in our diet – the news has been full of it today and it was even the subject of...

Food, glorious food

One of the things that I would like to do this year is to take a good look at what our family is eating and make a few changes.  As a general rule, we...

A circle of life thing

It’s been a sad day today, in our little corner of Winwick – one of the horses in the field close to our house died.  We know the owners well, my girls have ridden...

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