Saturday, 8 December 2012

52 weeks of happy

{9/52}
homemade mince pies
nightie & slippers
sugar & cinnamon almonds
hat knitting
1. homemade mince pies - you can't beat them {although i do cheat a little & buy a jar of mincemeat} i could make a batch of these every couple of days as they never last long,
2. being poorly is the perfect excuse to stay at home keeping warm & snug, the littlest one was off school a couple of days {seeing her in her new xmas nightie makes me very happy}
3. i had a go at making some sweet sugar & cinnamon almonds, they worked a treat first time & didn't last long either! i plan to make another batch to gift as presents, this was the recipe i followed, i halved it this time but won't be next!
4. more knitting on the go {knitting always makes me happy} another quick knit - will share when it's finished

8 comments:

  1. Those mince pies look delicious. I always buy my mincemeat too, but was given the tip of making holes in the mincemeat (whilst still in the jar) then adding a couple of spoons of brandy. Do up the jar and leave until needed. Yumm! XX

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  2. Oh those mince pies and those almonds look amazing! I'd like some right now please! x

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  3. what cute little slippers!
    Mmmmm must try those almonds, they sound delish.
    love jooles x

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  4. Your post has really put me in the holiday mood. And I am so glad it makes you Happy! Me too. I love this time of year, but more the atmosphere and the spirit of it all. Shame it can't last all year.

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  5. Those mince pies look yummy! I love how you say 'quick knit'! It would take me forever to get a row done! :)

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  6. That all sounds super! I am making my first batch of mince pies today, I think they will last about two seconds as I am the main culprit in munching them and I get through a fair few. - Annie

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  7. I've never had a mince pie... I will have to give those a go! And few things are better than new Christmas pajamas!!

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  8. hello, nice to have found you! what lovely mittons you made! Heather x

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