Saturday, May 29, 2010



wow rocked up for my knitting class yesterday and what do you know i was the only person in it, lucky me i scored over 2 hours of one on one teaching. I can knit plane, purl cast on and cast off.

Thanks girls at Kaalund yarns.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Monday, May 24, 2010


Today i plucked up the courage and wandered down to the new yarn shop, that has opened at our local shop, Steve and I noticed that they do knitting classes so today i booked myself in and am doing a beginners knitting class on Saturday. :-)


the sponge cake is complete

mmmmmmm yummy passion fruit sponge cake!!

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Sunday, May 23, 2010

sponge cake

Yesterday Steve requested a sponge cake, my reply was omg iv never made one before. so today was the day that i attempted a sponge cake with cream and passion fruit icing. pictures to follow as the other half of the cake is in the oven still.

Classic Victoria sponge cake

ingredients for sponge
175g unsalted butter
175g caster sugar
3 eggs beaten
175g self raising flour.
x2 (i made 2 separate batches one for the top half and one for the bottom half of the cake).

1. cream together butter and sugar untill light and fluffy,
2. then slowly add the beaten egg,
3. fold in the sifted flour,
4. gently fold the mixture,
5. spoon into cake tins,
6. bake for 20 mins @ 180 deg,
7. once baked let cool in the tins untill totally cool,
8. whip cream and make icing and your done.

Friday, May 14, 2010


well this morning i did say today was a sewing kind of day, well i thought it was. didn't get a thing done except was able to cut out 2 fronts of some pinnies in a fab retro fabric i found at funky fabric's in their sale bin. maybe tomorrow will be the sewing kind of day.

who could resist such a nice day!

Thursday, May 13, 2010

sunshine and lollypops

i think today feels like a sewing day, not to sure what to make but something will jump at me when i walk into my spare room for sure.