First melt your chocolate ….

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"What are we going to make today mum?" wonders Miss Daisy.  Having spotted my bowls, baking tins and mixer being made ready for action she has planted herself very hopefully in front of the fridge! Sadly for her, this is not a recipe for sharing with my canine friends, as it begins ..... first melt … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Ben!

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Yes, today is St George's Day - but it is also somebody's birthday .... somebody large and black and furry ..... Yes, the big fellow is 8 years old today.  He will be celebrating with a special birthday walk, followed by his favourite peanut butter dog cake.  Happy birthday Ben! … [Read more...]

Birthday Giveaway: Cupcake Bunting

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This month we're celebrating the 4th birthday of the Bustle & Sew Magazine.  Yes, it's now FOUR whole years old and has come such a long way since those early issues, thanks to all our wonderful readers who receive the magazine every month.  I know we still have some super-lovely subscribers … [Read more...]

Never trust a mouse with your birthday cake…

Two little pin cushion mice ... so cute... so innocent ... so ..... Greedy!! Well .. that's not entirely true - there was certainly a lot of greediness surrounding Carolyn's birthday cake, but it was all of us and our friends, not the Pin Cushion Mice.  Our  Pin Cushion Mouse cake was a really … [Read more...]