Seems spring has sprung away & winter has returned. Its wet & very windy out there this morning. Have a feeling that I shall have to do a mercy dash to rescue some battered & bruised daffs later :(
Thankyou to all those who wished Little Son well - he was much better on Monday but still spent the day at home. Mainly giving me a running commentary on what I was doing!! Back to school on Tuesday which he was pleased about as he really loves school.
As the cake tins were empty on Monday and as I'd received 2 new cookery books for my birthday, it was time to get baking. After much deliberation, we chose Coffee Cupcakes from the Primrose Bakery book and Oat & Raisin Cookies from the Hummingbird Bakery book;
(note the presence of Ernest standing guard ;) )
In a brief lull in the rain yesterday it was out to the garden armed with secateurs to collect some braches & budded twigs to make an Easter tree - am hoping that by the weekend, the buds will open & it should be a mix of green, pink & yellow :)
Amazingly Ernest didn't sneak into that photo - he's certainly got about this week. Little son has taken a real shine to him and was concerned that Ernest was due another trip via Royal Mail soon. We then had a flash of inspiration - Ernest is travelling to his next home by car - he's coming with me & Country Girl to the Vintage Fair at Woodbridge on Saturday. There he (along with his travelling box & goodies) shall be handed over in person to Julie (Beach Bygones)
Ernest spent sometime yesterday in my sewing room - here he is with Amy having a gossip & wondering why there are legs all over my sewing table!!
The legs are part of a mass production of ragdolls. I've rather bravely agreed to a 1/4 share in a craft stall with my sisters at the end of May. Rather scary as I've not done anything like this before - but as they say nothing ventures nothing gained. Least its only 1/4 of a stall & I shall have plenty of company that day.
A little celebration is in order this morning - I've reached another blogging milestone - 100 lovely followers :) Thankyou to Claire (Are We Nearly There Yet) who helped me reach this last night;
One last thing before I go and enter the world of domestic bliss - don't forget to enter my giveaway (button in the sidebar). I shall be drawing the winner out on Easter Monday (5th April);
Here's hoping Spring returns soon - see you later in the week
xxxx Vicki xxxx