Christmas Dresser

There’s very little gardening going on these days. I wander down to the wood shed with my basket in hand and collect the wood for the fire. On the way I might check in on my coldframe Lettuce or peruse the slow progress of my blanching Chicory (it’s painfully slow!). But other than that I’m […]

Christmassy Cake Pops

Cake Pops are my new obsession. I made these for a kids Christmas party and they went down a storm. The adults loved them and the kids thought they were lollipops and licked them until they were gone! They’re quite tricky to make and you do need some baking materials that might not be available […]

Felt Envelope for Santa’s Letter

It’s about this time of year that I start doing some sewing. Last year, Jackson was too young to really understand what Christmas was all about. This year, however, he is old enough and is really excited about the prospect of sending Father Christmas (or Christmas, as he calls him) a letter. Of course, he […]

So This is Christmas…

… and what have we done? Well not much is the answer. Christmas this year (as last) means spending it with Ryan, just the two of us, with a very small turkey (and a Quorn bake for me) a vat of mulled wine, two wonkily sewn together stockings (and another for the cat) a pair […]