Back in April when I went back to work I promised myself that all the effort of going back must surely require a treat. That’s logical right? Earn money to buy nice things 😉 I wasn’t totally serious, but Tom … Continue reading
Sometimes I can be a little bit too tidy. I like to open a drawer and see everything in its rightful place. It’s a good job my husband loves me, because I have been known to alphabetise our herb rack before now. It’s sad, … Continue reading
I LOVE Dessert. There’s a part of me that’s always disappointed if dinner comes and dessert doesn’t follow. The only problem is that sometimes dessert takes a loooong time. There isn’t always time to bake so masterpiece, so when I find something … Continue reading
Pinterest… If you want to waste your life away planning grand projects that involve knocking holes in walls, building slides instead of stairs and making dreams a reality then this is the place for you! There are some things I’ve … Continue reading
This week I performed some house wife geekery… I made my own Jam.
I know, I know – I’m a bit sad. But at our bread making class on Wednesday evening I made a milk roll and apparently it’s perfect with Jam. We didn’t have any jam… We did however have some strawberries and blackberries that were about past their best. Jam is a great way to use up squishy fruit – we’ve got to try and be thrifty these days with how expensive food is!
It was SO much easier than I thought it would be. I was lucky that I had a thermometer from last years toffee apple escapades… It’s worth investing in a thermometer for these sorts of things. Although if you don’t have one you can use the drip test… see below!
I’ll tell you all about the delights of the milk roll soon too.
Seriously have a go… use up that fruit in the fridge and reuse/recycle a little jam jar.
For the past three years we’ve run an activity night at Church for 8-11 year old kids. We have about 10 that attend and the’ve been an amazing bunch to spend time with. But last week was our last activity … Continue reading
I love cards! Birthday Cards, Christmas Cards, Anniversary Cards… whatever it is! Just Cards… So usually when Christmas rolls around I have a little idea rolling around in my head for a nice handmade card. Last year we made our faces … Continue reading
I love being inspired by food. I could just eat and eat and eat… But it’s so nice when food is fun! Last weekend I decided to make Cake Pops. I’ve never made them before, but Sunday afternoon is my … Continue reading
Hello, hello, HELLO! Welcome one and all to Think Craft Cook. I am so very excited to start a new project and share it with you all. I love blogging, cooking, and crafting, throw a little bit of thinking in … Continue reading
Hello! Welcome to my new brain child. This is where I’ve been spending all my time recently. You see I’ve been thinking about starting this blog for a LONG time. I finally found the time to make it a reality … Continue reading