Archive for January 2015 | Monthly archive page

Stuffed mushrooms

 A tasty delicacy for buffet, card dinner or carnival party. Cheap and easily prepared. For 12-15 big mushrooms you’ll need: 2 shallots 2 tbsp cooking oil, salt, pepper 3.5oz boiled ham (alt. half boiled ham, half gammon) 3.5oz young Gouda 2-3 tbsp parsley, chopped 1-2 tbsp breadcrumbs Clean mushrooms and take out shafts carefully. Cut […]

Man’s business

For today only a supplement to the yesterday’s post with two versions of my purse suitable for men. The yellow “supporter’s bag” doesn’t have two layers because I don’t feel bothered by seeing it from the outside. The club’s logos derive from a sporting goods catalogue. Some old maps and city guides were used for […]

Money purse

The Holidays just over we already start with the birthday round dance. There’s often no good idea left after all the gifts crafted and bought for Christmas. With the help of our little purse hiding a banknote and/or  suncream you’ll surely delight every birthday girl or boy. Your choice of paper and the decoration make […]

Candle with natural scent

Both, the coffee scented and the unscented twig light were already described. Still missing the instructions for the lovely orange scented candle holder. According to the size of your jar you nee water, 3-5 orange slices, 2-3 star anis, 1-2 cinnamon sticks and eventually one slice of fresh ginger. Boil water, orange slices and spices […]

Winter candles

After all these days full of twinkling Holiday gifts and decorations it’s quite difficult to find new ideas for our homes. Searching among lots of pinterest pictures I found three wonderful tea light holders. One of them unscented but the others scenting either coffee or orange/cinnamon. For the coffee scented take a jar and pour […]