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Saturday, 7 February 2009

a bambi moment and some baking!

Right, thats it - i've had enough of this weather now! Snow i can cope with, but sheets of ice i cannot!

Have had a few moments in the past week where i have so nearly gone flying, but managed to retain my dignity - however when taking the dogs out this morning, stepped out of the door onto a sheet of ice! Gingerly took a couple of steps, then wham! a true bambi moment, arms flaying, legs wobbling - but... managed, just to stay upright. Did that thing where you look around to see if anyone's seen you - don't know why as all my lot still in bed! Got back indoors and had a well needed cuppa and a quick look at the weather forecast - oh, joy, more snow on Monday!

The upside of all this has meant more time for sewing so i have been getting on with my quilt - when i put it together i wasn't too keen, but its growing on me
am going quilt all over it with a sort of daisy design

also made a little pincushion for a swap i'm doing and have a couple more things to make today

Em decided she wanted to do some baking yesterday, so we had a very productive afternoon

Em made these - chocolate brownies and rice crispy nibbles! - i made banana cake and some bread

and later made these for pudding all of the above no good for the waistline but we decided we deserved it for al l the mucking out we've done and all the mucking out we've still got to do!

well i had better stop now and get on outside - i bet the blooming outside taps are frozen! but i'll leave you with this

what were they soooo interested in -....... why these of course!

have a lovely weekend!


Blossom said...

your quilt looks lovely....
and all your baked goodies.mmmmmm mmmmmm

Gina said...

Your baking looks wonderful - what is it about the snow that makes you want to bake. It has that effect on me. Stay safe!

Working Mom Knits said...

All that baking and crafting - my kind of day!!

ps: funny you should mention Bambi-TLG has recently made the discovery so we are all-Bambi-all-the-time right now :)

silverpebble said...

I baked this week too - a definite response to the snowy weather - laying down stores (of lardiness) or something. Yours all looks delish!

I think your quilt's really really lovely - just up my street.

Glad the bambi moment didn't end in a breakage!

Kitty said...

We've been baking too: apple and bramble turnovers, shortbread biscuits, and chocolate caramel krispie cakes.

I've had enough of the snow now. It was nice for a change but it can piddle off now thank you very much! x

Michaela said...

Bring on the baking I say!

That photo at the top of your horses in the snow could be a Christmas card - it's beautiful!

Lucy Locket-Pocket said...

I agree with Michaela - I really love the new photo at the top of your blog - definitely Christmas card material!!!

Lucy xxx

Ladybird World Mother said...

Pancakes!!! Oh, wow, all that cooking and baking makes me want to do some right now... glad your Bambi moment had you staying the right way up!

Moogsmum said...

Baking is the only thing to do when it's cold and snowy outside :-)

Your quilt is looking lovely and I love the flower design for the quilting.


LizzieJane said...

What lovely baking, it is making me hungry!
Your quilt is just beautiful, perfect things to do on a snowy day!