Monday, July 26, 2010

A bit o' baking and haircuts for roses

I love weekends...........

My mum was a great cook and one of my favourite cakes was Date Loaf.......... 

Once again it is so easy to make and hard to flop!

Lovely spread with butter - never lasts long in this house. 

I'll add the recipe in the recipe tab.

I have been working on a quilt-as-you go and this week I finished off a pile of blocks....

Mid-winter and it's rose pruning time.... 



I'm looking forward to the show in spring................

I also finished off the Natalie Lymers (Cinderberry Stitches) design I have been working on - it is a gift for a Golden Wedding Anniversary and I wanted to frame it on canvas...............

Ready to wrap...........


  1. I lOVE date loaf! Thanks for your lovely comments today, you did make me smile!

  2. Um, the date bread looks good, where is the recipe tab? LOL
    Oh my- when are you gonna show the QAYG blocks?

  3. I'm going to make some Date Loaf now. Your's looks soooo delicious.

  4. Your embroidery is beautiful. Natalie Lymer has some absolutely fantastic patterns. Love em!

  5. Gosh I haven't had date loaf in years. It brings back memories. Your stitchery is gorgeous, I love cinderberry patterns.

  6. Your stitchery is gorgeous and I could definately go a piece of date loaf right this second... yummo!

  7. You have been busy and it is only Monday.
    Mama Bear


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