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Eggstreme family

Wishing you all an eggsellant Easter, I fried to be original but my brains a bit scrambled today, so I poached one or two before I got too boiled. Happy Easter x Also meet my eggstraodinary family, as you can see we are all quite eggsquisite in a eggstreme and eggsciting way!!! These gorgeous egg cup buckets are found at www.eggcessories.co.uk More from these guys later. … Read entire article »

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Yummy Easter biscuits to make or give

If you like melt in the mouth delicious biscuits this recipe is for you, swapping castor sugar for icing sugar really changes the texture. If you have people you give Easter pressies too, these make a nice present especially when decorated by the children. It makes quite a large amount, I got 28 biscuits of varying shapes and sizes including a few large Teddy Bears, so if you don’t want this amount you can put half in the freezer as it freezes well.   For the Biscuits you will need. 250g/9oz softened butter 140g/5oz icing sugar 1tsp vanilla extract 1 large free-range egg yolk 375g/13oz plain flour To decorate you we need: 6oz icing sugar 2 Tablespoons of warm water Little sweets, hundreds and thousands and anything else you have that will look pretty. Please note with the icing there may be some left … Read entire article »

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Easter Tree

Every Easter we decorate a few branches to make a Easter tree which always look very pretty. A nice way to brighten up your table, even if you can’t see the person opposite you, sometimes this is handy but all joking apart my 2 and myself of course still like sitting down together and doing this. This year I made it easy to share with every one else so I have put up a Easter template of eggs and birds for you to print out and decorate till your hearts content. Just click here to go to the page. Pencils were the order of the day for us, with added patterns like the lovely hearts bird by Bex. Oscar did some gorgeous egg designs and I just had fun. You can use … Read entire article »

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