Tuesday, 15 November 2011

lets eat cake oh and a bit of knitting

                                                knitting the top one was lazy just doing one colour
                                                           fruit soaking in brandy smells lush hate the taste
                                                   tea and cake new pot ,tin and cup
I am quite pleased with my knitting at the moment i am knitting a cardigan for my soon to be born great nephew think that's correct ? i have done the sides and just starting the back its a slow progress but find it a lot  easier then crochet , my casting on is a bit tight need to loosen up the needles squeak not good have dropped a few stitches etc but with the help of teach at knitting club i am getting there have put a little pic of it so far, Tomorrow i am making my Xmas cake nigella recipe i don't like it other half loves it its a joint effort i make the cake we both ice it last two years didn't go quite right year one we used the wrong icing you try making snow peaks with normal icing oops last year got the royal icing but told john 750g of water not 75g yep quick run to tesco and start again this year hoping all goes OK will post pic if it does , talking of cake had to post pic of the cake my daughter made part of her gcse taste lush perfect with a cup of tea in my new cup which is so me, the other pic shows my new  coffee pot (using it as tea pot ) bought cup and pot at kilver court outlet and my other purchase Emma Bridgewater tin from charity shop at the moment to tunnock bars in side all mine yummmm ! off now to knit and eat cake next blog will be visit to salcombe and my morning in prison all in one day ?? ahaa .

Sunday, 6 November 2011

love a good wedding

how nice a setting for a registry office
the happy couple

my mummy sister and i , i borrowed the cardigan from a friend and had no idea it moulted so much all over the car oops evertime i hugged someone i fluffed them up.dress from yumi

my sister mummy and charlotte my little gal
  I haven't been to a wedding for ages and when my sister said my nephew was getting married  i was so excited  but this was not a big ott normal wedding ,nope we had one months notice and the bride would be 8 months pregnant ahhh , They have been through lots to get where they are and so happy they are so young the sweet thing is my sister can remember the bride when she was small even thou they didn't really know her ,anyway week of the wedding and on Wednesday i get message not sure what will come first baby or wedding been in hospital etc but luckily it all settled down and we got to Saturday OK the weather was absolutely gorgeous couldn't ask for better really it was just a small wedding mainly friends and close family  the bride looked blooming really blooming her words were not quite the same it was a registry office so  quite a quick do and the sweetest moment was the best man crying ,  the reception was at in the officers mess at my brother in laws army barracks so we were well looked after the cake was yummy ! This was a few weeks ago just haven't had much spare time i wanted to blog about this as i remember my nephew being born and was quite emotional now seeing him get married and to be a dad , oh and it makes me feel so bloody old . here's a few pics of the day