December 20, 2012
by Anke

Cinnamon Stick Santa

…and here is the last of my trio of cinnamon posts. After Cinnamon Ornaments and making Cinnamon Candles, it is now time to use the rest of all those cinnamon quills and pieces of cassia bark to make some Cinnamon Stick Santas. Continue reading


March 2, 2012
by Anke

Lego themed Birthday Party

Since Master6 is Lego obsessed at the moment it seemed logical to make it a Lego themed party. Luckily there are loads of resources online, thanks to all the other mums out there who record what they did for their younglings’ parties…..and more importantly, HOW they did it.

For our party I scoured the net to pick and choose which bits would suit our party, my crafting abilities and my schedule.

Sorry this post is fairly photo heavy, but there is no other way to show you what we did. Continue reading


January 9, 2012
by Anke

Making Bath Cookies

Bath cookies! This one tickled my fancy as it combines cooking (well baking), herbs (which I love) and natural skin care (which I also love). I think these would make a love gift too – think birthdays, Mother’s Day, anniversaries etc. Just wrap them in cellophane, tie with a pretty ribbon, hey presto boutique skin care present Continue reading