This Week I’m Loving …

In between trying to create a little scrapbook of our Mum and Daughter mini break I’ve been checking out a couple of bakers who blog …

Miranda (Runner Up on the Great British Bake Off), has been quietly working on a book, but her blog has some great bakes from the series, I’ve made most of them and they all come highly recommended by “Chez Todhunter”.

You should also check out Hannah’s Home Baked Blog, a bit of sewing, bit of nattering and some delicious recipes too.

Also, I discovered this lovely little site selling illustrated cards made by Charlotte Strawbridge (thanks to a proud Mummy Brag on twitter – best way to discover new talent!)

I am also still in love with Pinterest, especially being able to look at what others have pinned, a bit of late night mooching led to this beautiful discovery, although I need google translate to make sense of it, the photography is stunning.

I’m also loving, the growing harvest from the allotment, so far this year: peas, beans, spinach, onions, garlic, fresh coriander and enough lettuce to feed the entire village!

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  1. You are liking lots of things this week, how do you get anything done as well? Please let me into your secret ;)

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  2. Thanks for all the links – can’t help you with the translation – not one of the several languages I learned at school, but can no longer speak!

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  3. It’s lovely to hear that you like my blog

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  4. Oh, did my translation link not come through?

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