Baking Gingerbread Men for Christmas

Baking Gingerbread Men for Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner, but the excitement and enchantment of the holidays is here already! It won’t be soon before carols blare merrily from the radio, the tree stands gaily decorated with shiny baubles, and mouth-watering aromas of baked goodies waft enticingly from the kitchen. Yes, Christmas is almost here. And where are […]

The Owl and the Pussycat

The Owl and the Pussycat

In a world that’s far too serious for its own good, you’ll find some quirky souls who infuse that much-needed mirth into life with their insatiable humour.   Meet Edward Lear, a 19th century traveller whose talent reminds the world of his accomplishments as an English author and poet, artist, illustrator and musician. But he’s known […]

Dress Up Your Party with DIY Mini Pinwheels

Dress Up Your Party with DIY Mini Pinwheels

If you’d like a little splash of colour and something pretty to decorate your dessert table for a party, then try mini pinwheels. They’re really simple to make, and can brighten a space like nothing else. First, the supplies. Here’s a list of everything you will need to get your pinwheel project underway:    Paper […]

5 Rules for Spring Cleaning

5 Rules for Spring Cleaning

It’s spring, and it’s time for new beginnings…and flowers and fresh air and chirping birds. It’s also time for spring cleaning. (Did you just groan?) If you’re anything like me, you’d rather be outdoors, welcoming the season. But fret not. Where there’s a will, there’s a way – out! I’m a self-confessed hoarder, and I […]

It Is All About Brooches

It Is All About Brooches

If you thought brooches were accessories worn only in an earlier era, or by someone over 60, then think again. They’re still very much in trend, and can add a smart accent to your outfit. History has seen the brooch emerge from the Bronze Age, and fashions in brooches have evolved rather quickly through the […]