DIY ~ Homemade Liquid Handwash

Here’s the question: soap or liquid soap? There seems to be two camps when it comes to washing your hands (or bodies)… and of course our family is divided. Personally, I love scented bars of soap and even have my favourite locally made soap, but realistically…. liquid soap is now the most … [Read more...]

Fall Ideas & Inspiration from bHome

I’m thrilled to be joining with many of the bHome bloggers to bring you an inspirational assortment of FALL decor, recipes, crafts and more. Just a reminder… for those of you living in the USA, bHome is pleased and honored to have Decor Steals sponsor a fabulous GIVEAWAY. They are giving … [Read more...]

A dainty cream cake for Mother

Mother’s Day is traditionally a time when we fuss over our mums. It’s their special day to be spoilt and waited on. My husband requested his favourite cake for afternoon tea on Mother’s Day…. (anyone would think it was ‘Father’s Day’)… lucky they are one of my fav’s too!!     I … [Read more...]

The food of love – Raspberry Cheesecake Bites

You know you are getting older when a Valentine’s gift is food… right! Or… perhaps I’m just old enough to know that the true route to a person’s heart is through their stomach!     Over the 30 years I’ve celebrated Valentine’s Day with my man, there’s been lots of roses, jewelry and … [Read more...]

A round up of 6 of the sweetest Valentines

It is the season of love… And it doesn’t matter how old you are, we all love a little romance. So won’t you join me today for a round up of 6 of the sweetest Valentine projects from my fabulous friends.     Now if you ask me, nothing says LOVE quite like chocolate, so be sure to … [Read more...]

Simply Christmas for 2014

  It has been an absolute pleasure to present to you my 5th annual Simply Christmas   Here’s a little of what we did during the 2014 Simply Christmas… I’ve complied it all on this post, so you can PIN anything you may like to revisit next year.     November on Simply … [Read more...]

Quick and easy Chocolate Candy Cane Hearts

I love these few days before Christmas… don’t you? Everything is ready… our home feels so comforting dressed in its Christmas finery. The presents are wrapped and food shopping done, so all that is left to do is enjoy these wonderful days surrounded by family and friends. We have the added bonus … [Read more...]

A token of my affection…

We have truly embraced Christmas in our home this year. I feel so blessed to have all my family here together, preparing and decorating our home, wrapping gifts and baking.   Thermomix Salted Caramel Fudge Our kitchen is tiny, so it’s been quite comical with everyone crowding in there at … [Read more...]

A Gingerbread Christmas… mmmm!

This year we are enjoying a ‘gingerbread’ theme in our kitchen for Christmas. I love these whimsical little men!     My handmade ginger doll set the theme… And then we added to it with a collection of salt dough ornaments… like this garland of gingerbread men cookies hanging from … [Read more...]

2014 Christmas Cookie Exchange Link Party

I was thrilled to participate in the 2014 Christmas Cookie Exchange with my friends this week. I’ve already been trying out a few new recipes and look forward to pinning many more to my Pinterest Cookie Exchange board.   Now you have the opportunity to join us and share your favourite … [Read more...]