Silent sundays 20-07-2014

Easy peasy fairy cakes

Friday we had our end of term play group party! I had previously said I would make some cakes so on Friday morning when I remembered (sh*t) I had to think of something I could make fast that I already had the ingredients for lurking in the cupboards. We went for Fairy cakes with butter cream icing so here’s the easy peasy recipe we use for some yummy cakes! Ingredients(makes 12):110g unsalted butter – softened at room temperature 110g caster sugar2 medium eggs 110g flour1 teaspoon vanilla essence   2-5 drops food colouring (optional) 2 eager little helpers Method: Preheat the oven to 180°c/350°F/Gas Mark4 and line a fairy… View Post

Tissue paper stained glass windows

Yesterday was just one of those days the kids were up at 5, yes 5am! so I woke up in a grump, by about 7 they realised it wasn’t the bet idea they’ve ever had and were knackered (very grumpy household). After and hour or two of them whining and fighting over just about everything and anything they could, I needed to think of something quick and easy to entertain them while I sorted Lottie out. Preferably something that didn’t involve too much mess Arts and crafts can often bring me out in a cold sweat but I’d seen this on… View Post

Fun weekends

Saturday we headed up to my dads in Andover for the weekend, we don’t do this as often as I’d like as its not the easiest with 3 kids in tow so when we do I always look forward to it. This weekend we were celebrating my dads birthday so Saturday we had a lovely family BBQ with some great food and lots of laughs On the Sunday headed off to Finkley farm for the day, we’ve had a very farmey week as only a few days ago we were at farmer palmers i feel at the moment i’m a pair of wellies and… View Post

Garnier – Micellar cleansing water

On a recent shopping trip to boots stocking up on the essentials I thought I’d rebel a little and try a new cleanser, I was after a cleansing balm but then this caught my eye properly because it was in a three for two and I do love a bargain. Forever I have been using just a normal cleansing lotion and it does the job but as I was having a wild day I went for the Garnier micellar cleansing water ooo I know sounds interesting. Reading cleansing water I thought am i just being conned out of a fiver for a bottle of water? probably.  What is micellar? I don’t no but it… View Post