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Homemade Rhubarb Cordial

Homemade Rhubarb Cordial

  When I was a little girl, my grandfather would pick a stick of rhubarb from his garden and hand it to me with a bag of sugar for dipping . I loved the taste of the tangy sour crisp rhubarb tamed by the sweetness of sugar (the original Tangfastic) ....
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How to Make Personalised Map Chairs

How to Make Personalised Map chairs

These gorgeous map chairs are really easy to make for very little cost. They are also extra special, as I made them with maps that have great sentimental meaning.   My husband's family is from Norway and my kids love the country so I made one map chair with...
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12 Great Cactus Crafts

12 Great Cactus Crafts to brighten up your home

Cactus Crafts: I don't know if its just because its on my mind, but I have been noticing a lot of cacti around at the moment not just the real ones, artificial ones, cactus prints, candles etc. I must admit there is something appealing about cacti,...
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Norwegian Waffles for May 17th

On Sunday we will be having waffles, not that we didn't have waffles last Sunday. This Sunday is the 17th of May which is Norway's National day. Not only is it a public holiday in Norway, but a day of celebrations, parades, food and drink. If you have read my about me page you...
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Easy to make colourful tin can planters

Colourful Tin Can planters and Pallet Holder

I live in a Victorian semi townhouse, so I just have a small town garden. When the sun is shining there is nothing more I like to do than to bask on my outdoor sofa. This year I decided to brighten up my little coffee corner in...
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Knitting V Crochet

 

Yarn and Snow

  The other day while I was crocheting some dim sum (as you do !), the analogy that knitting is to crochet as skiing is to snowboarding popped into my head. Before explaining my reasoning, understand that I am coming from the background of someone who used to ski and knit (not at the...
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