Owl Themed Baby Shower


My third niece arrived into the world on September 21. I had a bit of a mad rush to crochet as much as I could before the baby shower which was back in July. The baby shower is done and dusted now, I can finally take a bit of a break from crochet. Here are some photos of the things I made (both food and crochet) as well as links to the patterns and recipes. Owl Blanket - My mother in law found this pattern & knew it would be perfect as the baby’s room was being decorated with an [...]

Owl Themed Baby Shower2018-08-28T21:30:54+10:00

Growing Leeks


Last week I experimented in the kitchen and purchased lots of things I wouldn't normally buy. Prawns, lemongrass, coriander, sesame oil, fish sauce, leek, and whole red chillis. A few of the items still had their roots attached and it got me thinking. I had seen that you could put spring onions in a glass of water and they would regrow. There should be no reason why anything else with its root intact would be any different. Growing Leeks I did a bit more research and found not much equipment was required. In most cases, just a glass of fresh [...]

Growing Leeks2018-08-27T21:44:35+10:00

Temperature Tip


How many times have you had a recipe that states the temperature in Fahrenheit but your oven only has Celsius? Thanks to Pinterest, this has happened to me more times than I can remember. But it's not just Pinterest, many box mixes (especially cakes, cupcakes & muffins) that I've picked up from the supermarket list a temperature in Fahrenheit. What I find even more bizarre about this is that the rest of the instructions seem to use metric measurements, like grams & millilitres rather than imperial (which is what Fahrenheit is). I have lost count of the number of times I [...]

Temperature Tip2018-08-27T21:48:51+10:00

Heat Pack Tutorial


As I make crochet bunnies for the babies when I am invited to a baby shower, I decided I should also make something for the mum to be. In this heat pack tutorial, I show you step by step how to make one for yourself. The design is essentially a small scale pillowcase. […]

Heat Pack Tutorial2018-08-27T21:52:59+10:00
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