Riverbank Revels

I love putting personalised gifts together for birthdays and at Christmas time – food hampers, movie inspired gifts, craft baskets and decoupage gift boxes, just to name a few. I thought making my own gift tags, wrapping paper and greeting cards to go with them would be a perfect way to make them even…

Recipe | Caramelised Red Onion Chutney

My mum made me a batch of her sweet and sticky caramalised red onion chutney the other day. It was absolute heaven in a jar. I loved spreading it over my sandwiches and covering it over crackers with a big slabs of blue stilton or bree. A jar of this would…

Wedding | Mollie Makes Book Review

I have 63 weeks to go until my wedding, a to-do list that is slowly becoming a ‘to-do’ book and a ridiculously tiny budget to work with, so i’ll happily take up any opportunity to use my love of crafts to save money and personalise my big day.  I picked…

My Love of Stories

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.”  – Ernest Hemingway When I was little I remember spending the mornings of my summer holidays at the local library; there used to be a whole summer program dedicated to children’s reading with daily challenges, activities and puzzles. For every book…

Upcycling Frame Project

Upcycle (verb) – Reuse (discarded objects or material) in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value than the original: the opportunity to upcycle trash, or turn it into new products, was vast (as adjective upcycled) upcyled furniture Unfortunately for my boyfriend I love to fill my house with pretty, mismatched, shabby…

Simple, Fun and Cute Easter Biscuits

As you all know I love any opportunity to bake and Easter was no exception – I made these cute little iced biscuits yesterday inbetween Sunday lunch and egg painting. This fun, quick and straightforward recipe can be also be adapted to include mixed currents, cinnamon and nutmeg to give…

Happy Easter Everybody!

Hope you had a fab Good Friday and Easter Sunday – I definitely did! Thanks to the beautiful weather this weekend we spent most of it outside painting eggs and watching the dogs play in the garden. Mum decorated the house with pastel paper chains and bunting which her Boxer Riley took great…