62: Homemade Christmas Hampers!


Some of my very lucky friends have received my homemade Christmas hampers that I love to make each year. Items include: chilli vodka, pineapple chutney, Xmas chutney, biscotti and chocolate pretzel bites! YUM. I made the chutneys back in November – about 20 in total!

58: Crochet Christmas Star Ornaments


  All the shops are now selling their Christmas decorations so it got me in the mood to make some of my own! I used some Rowan Handknit Cotton DK in Rosso and a 3mm crochet hook to make the stars (pattern can be found here) and sewed on a button and some ribbon so [...]

35: Chicken Curry


This recipe is actually for a turkey curry, using mainly storecupboard spices and Christmas leftovers. I have made it with the leftover Christmas turkey before but today I wanted to use chicken. Find the recipe from Antony Worrall Thompson here. I think this recipe is really easy – you just need to prepare everything before [...]

17: Christmas Bird


During Christmas I made a few of these sweet looking birds for the Christmas tree. You will need: some left over fabric (thank you Mum :)) Bondaweb (fabric adhesive using an iron – pure genius!) ribbon buttons needle & thread cotton wool or polyester stuffing a bird template Pin a paper cut-out of the below [...]