Make: Upcycled bedside table
Feb09

Make: Upcycled bedside table

I know I’m not the only person who has pinned stuff on Pinterest and NEVER ACTUALLY DONE ANY OF IT. In fact, I recently created a Yoga board - it’s wonderful and people follow it and repin my fantastic pins. I started it to inspire a bedtime yoga routine…which a few months on I AM YET TO ACTUALLY DO ONE ASANA!  Anyway, I recently did a DIY project, or rather managed one, that was inspired by something I had seen on...

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Make: Panpepato di Siena
Feb02

Make: Panpepato di Siena

January was a bit of a long month wasn’t it? I have definitely hit my over-this-cold-and-dark-state-of-living limit. What works for me when it gets like this (because the potentially dreadful months of Feb and March still lie ahead!!) is to focus on warming things: flavoursome recipes, belly laughs (not difficult when you live with a toddler) exercise and wearing many layers. Now, when it comes to the kitchen I’m not...

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Make: Scandinavian gingerbread biscuits

Let’s face it, the Scandinavians know a thing or two about embracing winter. They go further than that, they make it chic. This Scandinavian gingerbread recipe that I use is pretty awesome. Known as ‘pepparkakor’ you can take a shortcut and buy this in the nationwide flatpack furniture stores of the blue and yellow variety – but this way is far more fun and will impress your friends and possibly even your kids....

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Make: What’s cooking?

I’ve blogged before about how amazing it is to receive a cooked meal from somebody and the joy of paying it forward. Well, in some countries folks have become really organised at this type of thing and have developed THIS. Which takes it to a whole new level of organisational awesomeness! (Thanks Laura for showing this to me!) One of the many great things about being a parent is that you know what to get ‘new’...

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