Happy New Year

A very happy new year to you.  I thought I’d start the year with the simplest of recipes.  A recipe you can never go wrong with and one of the first I ever made – at school in home economics class.  Particularly handy when you have a garden full of zucchinis and a family who … More Happy New Year


Last year I made gingerbread for the first time (here) and was so happy with the results I decided to include them in the yearly Christmas baking line up.   Lately I’ve been seeing these upside-gingerbread-men-turned-reindeer and have been intrigued so I thought I would give them a try.  This recipe from Exclusively Food is the … More Ginge-reindeer

Rosemary & Twine Christmas Gift Tags

I love this time of year.  Carols playing, Christmas baking, the giving of thoughtful and beautifully {simply} wrapped gifts with a handwritten card.   I recently created some gift tags with rosemary from the garden, a handful of luggage tags and red and white twine.  A simple combination of non-Christmas items which ended up creating something … More Rosemary & Twine Christmas Gift Tags