Monthly Archives: March 2015

Book Review: Mastering Pasta by Marc Vetri

  Two book reviews in a row, sorry friends. I am working on a rather large stitching project (sshhhhhhh! It’s a secret!), and have also been working on finally making Mr M his Christmas Comox Trunks…. but I haven’t finished them yet soooo……….. Here we go. I chose this book because having read the excerpt […]

Book Review: The Soup Club Cookbook

The first rule of Soup Club it seems, is to make tasty food once a month for your friends, share it out, and to make sure everyone has their soup containers back. This book is based around four friends in New York City, and their desire to eat home-cooked food, but not have to cook […]

Scout Scout Scout

I am generally a very casually dressed person. Like tshirt and jeans pretty much 99% of the time. However, I recently had occasion to require something a little smarter (when I say recently, I actually mean over 3 weeks ago, (eagle eyed readers might remember it from this post) but I didn’t get around to […]

Now…. I am a big fan of books…….

… and if I can get free books in response for posting a review? Well, I should probably give that a try. Yup, in a move that makes Mr M (and my already overloaded bookshelves) groan, I have signed up to Blogging for Books. I found it through an Amazon review that said that they […]

Stashbusting some slightly OTT Earrings

This morning I woke up with the urge to make Pom Poms. So I did. It is a nice fun little activity that is easy to do while catching up on my trashy tv programmes. NB. I used my Clover Pom Pom Makers, but if you look at this post, I put in a few […]

The Red Red Robin……… : Erithacus rubecula

I guess with this pattern being the freebie for December, it was meant to be a bit seasonal… but alas. I didn’t finish it back then! Done! He is kinda cute. But yey! I did it. I finally caught up with my birds and completed the set.   So now they are all up on […]