31 Aug 11

Sweet treats for Christmas

Yes, I just used the big C word. I know its only just the end of August but writing published articles pushes you into a schedule thats a month or two ahead of everyone else.

Since I got back there’s been so much going on and taking time to catch up is proving a little more difficult than I’d first thought. As part of my growing to do list I’ve been in the process of writing a new article for UK handmade.
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15 Dec 10

Christmas with UK Handmade

Back in September I revealed that I’d be writing a Stollen recipe for UK Handmade. You can now find the winter edition of the magazine live containing my article.

If you’ve never made Stollen before because its too difficult or too intimidating I’d love to hear how you got on if you’ve made it. With Christmas fast approaching it’d make a great last minute home made gift.
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29 Sep 10

Gaea beads

I don’t often win contests but it would seem that August was a great month for it! I was fortunate enough to win these beautiful beads.

Gaea beads is based in sunny California creating porcelain beads that are unique and one of a kind. As well as beads you can also find pendants, earrings, rings and other gifts.

As you’d expect much of the inspiration for the pieces comes from the natural world, but there’s also magic and mystery to be found in Gaea’s shop. Each bead set has its own theme such as the pretty blues and greens of the mermaid bracelet.
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