18 Jun 13

Summer Fruit Pavlova

Last Sunday was Father’s Day, I’m fortunate enough to have quite a good relationship with my parents when I was at University I knew a lot of people my own age had quite strained and difficult relations with their immediate family. In a way it made me feel more fortunate and a little sad for them – maybe we should take these family days as a moment to try and overlook the more troubled times and just enjoy being together.

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20 Jun 11

Father’s Day tea party printables

Sunday was Father’s Day and I wracked my brain for ages trying to figure out what to do for my Dad. I decided a store bought gift just wasn’t going to cut it and I decided to indulge one of my Dad’s favourite things – afternoon cream tea.

If you’re not familiar with cream tea’s they’re simply scones served with clotted cream, jam and a pot of tea. I always put jam on first and then cream, I don’t know if thats the ‘correct’ way to do it but it works for me!
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21 Jun 10

Happy Fathers Day!

I hope you all had a great day with your Dads. My Dad and I went to Hexham Races, it was ladies day and the hottest of the summer I’ve experienced yet. Dad didn’t win anything but I came up trumps for the first race of the day winning £20.

I also got my Dad a couple of small gifts some beer soap from The Beer Soap Company and the great dad songs card by Konnie Kapow!


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16 Jun 10

Getting crafty for Fathers Day

Dads are difficult, for some reason mothers day is easy perhaps its something about being the same gender. New shoes, a handbag, trip to the spa all these things are great for Mums but what about Dads?

I’ve got my fathers day just about wrapped up but if you’re still struggling for ideas heres some great craft tutorials of things you can make yourself. Handmade always means more, perhaps its not as expensive but you put in the time and effort to make something just for Dad.


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