Egg Free Irish Soda Bread Spotted Dog

Egg Free Irish Soda Bread

The basic recipe for a simple Irish Soda Bread has lately been turned into a more decadent version with raisins and caraway seeds. Usually, eggs are also added to make this versatile tea bread richer. Here I have for you an egg-free version of the Spotted Dog (with raisins) Irish Soda Bread, just in time […]

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Adorable Valentine’s Day Cupcake Designs

Pinks, Reds, Roses, Chocolate & Hearts – these adorable cupcake decorating ideas are easy to follow and look so stunning, you will wish Valentine’s Day was here already! Celebrating Valentine’s Day has these dainty cupcakes featured along with many more recipe ideas for Valentine’s Day Desserts, Valentine’s Day Breakfast Recipes, Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes and […]

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New Year Wishes

New Year’s eve is like every other night; there is no pause in the march of the universe, no breathless moment of silence among created things that the passage of another twelve months may be noted; and yet no man has quite the same thoughts this evening that come with the coming of darkness on […]

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Handmade Saint Patrick’s Day Cards

Shamrocks, shamrocks everywhere! These easy cards took me just about 15 minutes to make and did not require a hoard of crafting supplies to make. Click on the cards for instructions:   Your Valentine’s Day heart punch comes to use here. Punch out little green hearts and glue together 3 or 4 to make shamrocks. […]

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Easter Basket Card

Handmade Easter Cards

I love to participate in worldwide Easter card exchanges and prefer to send handmade cards – ones my kids can help making. Easter card ideas that are easy to make for little kids (from 2 years to 8 years) and interesting enough for me to try them, is what I have researched upon and I […]

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Elegant Black and White Gift Wrap

Black and White is a classic color combination that looks good everywhere no matter how it is used. Using this combination for wrapping gifts looked like a great idea and once I started dabbling around, the results pleased me. Black and White wrapping paper looks very chic and elegant.   Making wrapping paper at home […]

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Him

My Valentine’s Day gift to my dear husband this year were the Lindor truffles mentioned in my last post, a handmade Valentine and a Silver photo frame ready for his desk with the photo of his ‘two favorite girls’ – me and our daughter, Sanika. I prefer Valentine’s Day gifts to be for ‘us’ rather […]

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Red and Gold Valentine’s Day Decorating Ideas

It all started with the pretty Lindor ‘milk can’ chocolate tin. We both love Lindor truffles and this lovely can seemed like a perfect gift for my husband (and myself) this Valentine’s Day. This red and golden can inspired me to build a Valentine’s Day color scheme around it. Some of the pretty ideas this […]

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Creative Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

Creative Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

Are your kids (and you) bored of the same old Easter egg hunts year after year? Spark some creativity in this year’s egg hunt with these ideas from my website devoted completely to Easter – http://www.celebrating-easter.com/– and some from http://www.DotComWomen.com. 15 Unique Easter Egg Hunt Ideas A spider web treasure hunt? Secret Notes? Color Coded […]

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