What will today bring ?

Every day bring us a new challange in one way or another even if we dont relize it each day i try to be posative, helpfull and not moan as much as the prevoius day but working with the public can put a lot of strain on this theory so try to do to others what you can expect of them and it might just all work out nicely .if not just count to 10...........or in my case a 110 !!!

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Happy days

On wet rainy days there's nothing nicer than baking its good for the soul.
Today I have had a fun day with my two trainnes Lotty ,Gemma even tho they would drive you too drink we had a laff creating and the best thing is yet to come ..........

........the eating 

Gemma made a custard cream spong with a vanilla butter cream.

And Lottie turned her hand to chocolate fudge brownies 
These were particular gooie ...
And last but not least I've made a toad in the hole for tea as it's martyn favouret simple but it's what you need on a cold wet damp day . Now all I have to do is clean up the kitchen god help me.

Monday, 27 January 2014

What's for tea?

When we finish work al we want to do is come home eat tea flop out I front of the telly.
So why is it always my job to deside what to have for tea I'm fed up with it all the time I think we should just have a pill and then we all wouldn't get fat or have to moan about doing the dishes and tidying up the kitchen.
We'll today I have had a go at my version of cornbeef hash. 
I found a recipes to follow on the BBC web lets hope it tastes as nice as it smells.the hardest part was getting the tin open they can be death traps those bloody tins.

Sunday, 26 January 2014


My daughter is crazy about Harry Styles along with all the other hormonal teenagers in the world so she asked if I could put my knitting skills to good use and make her a Harry of her own so I had a go what do you think

Using the Jean  Greenhow's gift doll patterns I adapted to create a "Harry "for holly.
The hardest part was trying to get the face to look human as I am an experience knitter not an artist it was hard not to make him look like an alian lol! 

Saturday, 25 January 2014

Oh to be young

After hours and hours of trying to to link my blog to face book I have given up and feel so defeated.
I thought I was getting "down with this techno stuff" after treating myself to my new mini iPad and learning to do all sorts of thing I was really chuffed and as my sister mocked soon I will be the head of ICI lol!

But this was not going to beet me,after being awake since 6 this morning I finally given up.lotty said to me what's up mum as I began to explain to her (the long winded version) she look at me with that face as if to say "what you going on about mother" she graped my iPad tapped tapped a few times and then threw it back at me! "Here you go" 

In 4mimuets or more she manage to do what I have been trying to do for days oh to be young hey 
Thanks a bunch Lotty 
We'll Jac I think it will be a little while longer till I'm the CO of ICI I've just got to crack the techno bit first 

The humptys

I love Jean Greenhows patterns there so easy to follow and colourfull .

The look on some ones face when you show them a knitted toy or doll the responce is always wow did you really make that .

I made these three hurts for my girls a pinky girly one for H and blue n purple for L&G they look so cute don't you think 😋


Fell in love with this sweater the moment I sore it.

The contrast yarn I have used is twinkle in slate gray and complements the soft grey merino used for the main the 60 row owl pattern seamed to take for ever but by using a larger needle for the graph part I seamed to have over come the pull ing of the crossed yarn .

I'm really happy with how it's turning out what do you think?