Green: Nelson and new leaves

So there are two reasons for why my blogging has been interrupted. Reason 1: The arrival of this little tube of fluff. This is Nelson the pug (actually Nelson Samwise Strauss-Cooke to be… Continue reading

Spring: Spring shoe hack

The changing of the seasons are always an excuse for new clothes. And eeeek – there are so many beautiful clothes out there this season. So while scoping out what I plan to… Continue reading

Spring: Paint it black

It was officially warm today. Warm as in I only had on a light jumper, and really, if I wanted to, I could have made do with just a t-shirt. After polar-vortex-freeze-my-nonexistent-nuts-off-America and… Continue reading

Bits and pieces: Macadamia butterscotch tea cake

So for the food part of the bits and pieces theme I thought I would include a recipe for a cake that I have been meaning to make, but for some or other… Continue reading

Bits and pieces – a treasury

A little treasury of pretty bits n pieces to kick off the new year of Delicious and Michelle… (Links to places where you can buy all this stuff under the gallery) 1. Bowtie… Continue reading

New Year – bits and pieces

Merry Christmas! Happy New Year! Happy February! I haven’t blogged in ages. Mostly because I was away for a month in the States on holiday. I had really good intentions of blogging while… Continue reading

Christmas interruption: Botched cakepop chocolate truffle slice

Ok I know this ain’t pretty but OMG OMG OMG – this is completely going to blow your mind. David has declared it his favourite baking treat. It is no-bake (if you buy… Continue reading

Christmas interruption: Chocolate Espresso Snowcaps

I know – I’m a bit all over the place. I still have a few more “It was all yellow themed” posts to come, but it’s 10 December and I am sorely lacking… Continue reading

It was all yellow: Mini lemon meringue pies

Oh my goodness – apologies for the hiatus! This stupid day job thing, apart from providing me with a salary, is proving enormously inconvenient and disruptive. I have about 5 posts waiting in… Continue reading

Preparation: 5 homemade gifts: 1 modern cameo brooch

Well yes, it is a very modern take on a cameo brooch. A colourful cameo brooch. It’s not as posh, but it’s way more fun than the traditional thing. What you will need… Continue reading

Preparation: 5 homemade gifts: 1 posh brooch

I heart Made in Chelsea. It was until now, my little secret obsession. The show is completely ridiculous, everything about it is ridiculous, the staged conversations, the awkward personalities, but most of all… Continue reading

It was all yellow: A Treasury

To brighten up Tuesday – a yellow treasury. Click on the link under the photos to go to the Etsy shop. 1. planter 2. camera print 3. bazinga pencils 4. banana fabric 5.… Continue reading

It was all yellow: Limoncello part 1

I’m loving yellow at the moment (possibly because it is cold and grey outside). So this week – it is all about yellow (as it was a little bit last week). To kick… Continue reading

Preparation: 5 homemade gifts: 1 iphone case

I think this is an awesome gift. It’s fun to make, it’s functional and you’re not going to find one on the high street. Say hello to the melted crayon iphone case. You… Continue reading

Doughnuts revisited: Salted caramel popcorn doughnuts

Yeah I know – genius. Salty. Caramel. Popcorn. Doughnut. Goodness. Wipe the drool off your keyboard. Go make these babies. You will need for the doughnuts: – 2 and a quarter cups of… Continue reading

Preparation: Pistachio and sugar crunch festive doughnuts

OK, yes I admit it – I am a bit obsessed with doughnuts at the moment. Yes, it is possibly becoming a problem. But tell me – in all honesty – would you… Continue reading

Preparation: Festive lamb cutlets

This is probably one of my favourite ever lamb dishes. It is so quick, easy and my goodness is it tasty! I think this is a perfect dish to serve on Christmas. OK it’s… Continue reading

Preparation: Festive wilted winter green salad

Ok, so I’m going to be straight up with you about this salad. It is full of BIG flavours. If you don’t like blue cheese and you are averse to salty things, then… Continue reading

Preparation: 5 homemade gifts: 1 bunting pendant

There is nothing worse than getting a bad handmade Christmas gift. On the flipside there is nothing better than getting something that is handmade that you absolutely love. I’m hoping (like really, really… Continue reading

Preparation Part 2 – Treasury

Since I am not entitled to properly introduce Christmas to this household just yet, I have to continue to avoid a theme with Christmas in the title. I can only apologise for the… Continue reading