I have been baking forever, but it is only last week that I have discovered the ultimate secret to perfect cake! I was baking vanilla cupcakes and mixed the butter unusually long since I was busy doing other stuff, then I added the sugar, and again, mixed the butter and sugar unusually long (for about… Read More
When Oma comes to visit, her hands never rest! She has always been knitting, even when I was a little girl (I will never forget the beautiful turquoise, matching jumpers she has knitted for us. I loved it when we wore them at the same time!). Today, she does not knit so much for me,… Read More
Yesterday, I received a beautiful gift from one of my Instagram friends, it came a very long way from France.
What is better than colourful crochet projects?
… #1: A part of the gifts I prepared for Cendrine for our swap. I presented you the gifts I received from her in this post here.
This evening’s occupation: lavender cupcakes (the icing is way to violet, I’ll have to use much less of the colouring powder next time) and some crochet:
1. I’m making some gifts to be sent to France in exchange for the lovely doll I have received a could of weeks back (I have talked about it here). And, yes,I am late!!! 2. I tried some Oreo cupcakes. I used a basic recipe with 110 g of flour and added the… Read More
I discovered blogging in fact when I was looking for crochet-inspiration after having moved to Mauritius (this is when I stopped knitting because it is too hot here for woolen jumpers and co). I have found loads and loads of crafty French blogs, one more beautiful then the other. Before launching my own blog, I… Read More
Here a selection of some (crochet) projects and baking. We received the loveliest of Waldorf dolls, it came all the way from France, so I started preparing a new set of clothes… The doll has been made by Autour de Dea and it is perfect! Here some more pics.
Do you know Agathe Rose? She designs the cutest crochet animals you can imagine. Quite recently, she published a new tutorial, for her Sweet Squirrel. She asked me if I would like to test her pattern and of course I was only too happy to do so. This is the result: