I Wrote A Post But…

… it was all a bit ponderous, and I want to have a think before I post it.

So, instead, some photos from our week, starting with A Cake:

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I made double the fairycake recipe here, made one tray of vanilla, plain fairycakes; filled a round 23cm cake tin with more plain vanilla mix and then added in some cocoa powder into the remainder of the mix, and made a second tray of chocolate fairycakes: to please everyone!

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When the cake was baked, and hot, I stabbed the top of the cake a few times with a stick of spagetti, spread three tablespoons of lemon curd on top, allowing it to soak into the cake, and then, when it was cold, sliced up peaches (from a tin) and spread them on top. To finish, I grated some chocolate. It was as golden-delicious as the days we have had this week…

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Thank you for all the well-wishes for our little cutie-pie, he is *perfect*, his tongue bearing only a thin mark. I’m still saying prayers of thanks it wasn’t more serious…

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It has been busy, busy, busy here… a constant hum of doing:

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They had all gone out to the trampoline for a bounce, baby was having a snooze and I just sat amongst the debris, demolishing a slice of cake and a cup of tea, thinking “I am Blessed!”

Grace is drawing constantly… we are all getting several love letters a day, many intricately wrapped and tied with string!

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This picture shows two fairy princesses (note the crowns) The one on the right, with the speech bubble, is saying “I would really love to eat an acorn!” !!:

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My doll making basket… I have been making heads and stuffing bodies today (sounds dodgy)… I’m hoping for some time later to do the finishing hand-sewing:

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A Handmade Baby… this is an eight inch Baby, I’m working on a 12 inch prototype :-) It is very exciting to see them all coming to “life” !

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