An Interview with…Emma Turpin – File and Forge Jewellery School

File & Forge Jewellery School

The latest interview in our spring interview series is with Emma from the File and Forge Jewellery School in Hatfield Heath. Our thanks go to Emma for taking the time to take part in our interviews and for sharing her story and advice for other mums thinking of starting their own business.   Tell us a little bit about you and your … [Read more...]

Chocolate Brownies with Mini Eggs

Chocolate Brownie with Mini Eggs

We love Mini Eggs and every Easter we try and find different recipes that we can include them in. Last year we made some Easter Cookies which contained Mini Eggs and then a few weeks ago we made some Fudge with Mini Eggs which was delicious! But now we've gone a step further and taken chocolate to the max! This is a chocoholics dream, Chocolate … [Read more...]

An Interview with…Cheryl – Pretty Swish

Duck Print Scarf

Hope this week gets off to a great start for everybody. I'm pleased to publish our latest interview in our spring interview series on this grey and rainy Monday! I hope it brightens up your day! Today's interview is with Cheryl, who runs her own business, Pretty Swish, selling beautiful printed scarves as well as other ladies' accessories, … [Read more...]

Vegetarian Cottage Pie

Vegetarian Cottage Pie Recipe

If you are a supporter of Meat Free Monday or would just like a delicious vegetarian recipe that all the family will enjoy, how about this Vegetarian Cottage Pie. It's a real favourite in our family especially when the weather's cold and grey! Ingredients 1 finely chopped onion Vegetable oil 350g Quorn or other Meat Free … [Read more...]

An Interview with…Heather Tarrant – Independent Director & Recruiter for The Pampered Chef

Pampered Chef consultant

A wonderful Friday to all! If you need a little inspiration to take you into the weekend here is the latest post in our spring interview series. Today's interview is with Heather Tarrant, an Independent Director and Recruiter for The Pampered Chef, who wanted a more flexible work balance so started a career with The Pampered Chef.  Tell us a … [Read more...]

April Showcase – Easter Fun

Personalised Bee Egg Cosy

Our April Showcase is themed Easter Fun. I do hope you get some inspiration for some lovely Easter gifts and treats :) Egg Cup and Cosy £15 Available from Zoe Corney www.zoecorney.com £2 Available from Steph's Special Deliveries www.facebook.com/stephs.special.deliveries  £7.95 Available from Hats my … [Read more...]

An Interview with…Karen – Freya Spawton Furniture Designs

Alice in Wonderland quotes stool

Today's interview post is with Karen, creator of Freya Spawton Furniture Designs, who after suffering from Post-natal Depression started her own furniture design business.  Another wonderful and inspiring post to any mum considering turning a hobby into a business and we are extremely please to add this interview to our spring interview … [Read more...]

How to make Pom Pom Easter Chicks

How To Make Pom Pom Easter Chicks

Following on from last year's popular cress egg heads, this year we thought it would be fun to try a different Easter craft and make some Easter chicks. These cute little chicks made from pom-poms are easy to make and the children will love them. All you need to do is make a simple pom pom using yellow wool and stick on some googly eyes and a … [Read more...]

An Interview with…Stephanie – Little Letter Company

Little Letters

 Hope everyone had a wonderful Mother's Day, and to get your week off to a great start here is the next post in our spring interview series.  This interview is with Stephanie from the Little Letter Company, a lovely example of how children can inspire a business!   Tell us a little bit about you and your business.  My name is … [Read more...]

As it’s nearly Mother’s Day…

Happy Mothers day

As it's Mother's Day tomorrow here's a little post for all the Mums out there. :) Happy Mother's Day to all!       Happy Mother's Day, wishing you a wonderful day! If you like this post please share, like or tweet … [Read more...]