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Pebble Art - Cheap Cheerful and Effective Creative Activity Gift Idea

Pebble Art - Cheap Cheerful and Effective Creative Activity Gift Idea

These lovely pebble picture can be created at little cost and make lovely gifts. We are lucky enough to have number of feature areas in our garden with pebbles as features -  so collecting pebbles for artwork was  easy. For the purpose of writing this activity up I had a check about where you can get pebbles from my initial thought was the beach but then following a quick "google search" I learnt that it is prohibited to take pebbles from beaches.The good news is there are many places where you can purchase craft pebbles to get you started. The...

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Painted Horses and other wooden reminenents

Painted Horses and other wooden reminenents

If you have crafty kids  then I can highly recommend this as a great activity to keep them entertained. We have tried and tested this crafty activity on many occasion. The wooden products made by Designed by Soriska are made from wood ply so are very suited to painting and decorating. It doesn't have to be messy although painting does finish products off nicely the wood lends it just as well to felt tip pens/ sharpies etc. We have lots of crafty shapes that can be used in their natural wood or used as the start of a project. Most...

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Baked Marshmallows and Hot Chocolate - Perfect after a strenuous Bike Ride

Baked Marshmallows and Hot Chocolate  - Perfect after a strenuous Bike Ride

The Original plan following today's bike ride was to light the BBQ and toast some marshmallows. However; we ran out of time and I quickly had to come up with a plan B. Fortunately; I had some baking paper in the cupboard and we already had the marshmallows  - so we experimented. I warmed up the oven to "hot", placed  the Very large marshmallows at intervals apart on baking paper and then put them in the oven for 5 minutes. What resulted was a sticky gooey melted marshmallow mess- only edible with a fork but so sweet gooey and yummy. So...

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Words that Rhyme with ?

Words that Rhyme with ?

Thought provoking  content for today please feel free to join in ..this has literally got me thinking for hours..... Words that Rhyme with   Orange?   Monster?   Porridge?     Pizza?     Brain Cogs feeling a little rusty here @designedbysoriska  

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Yum Yum a Successful Bake Fruity Pavolova

Yum Yum a Successful Bake Fruity Pavolova

Yum Yum a Successful Bake Fruity Pavolova Look Wow I made these so so pleased with how they came out and so easy to do. Home made meringue base - Topped with double cream whipped (with some added sugar to sweeten)- Embellished with Raspberries or Pineapple Pieces You will need 4 eggs (whites only) 250g sugar teaspoon vanilla essence teaspoon cream of tartar double cream extra sugar to taste fruit topping   meringue : to make Egg whites whisked into peaks – sugar mixed in. add vanilla essence and cream of tartar (keep whisking until you can hold the bowl...

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