Amanda Anne

I own an online business selling jewellery, specialising in hard wearing rings that will last you a very long time. I dip in and out of girly things, homeopathic remedies. fertility and baby items. all of which I sell successfully locally and previously I owned a city centre store. My store is www.amandaanne.com

A Work Of Art

I’ve been going to a doctor lately about my inability to conceive and carry a baby. Well I don’t really have issues conceiving but I did. I had surgery in December to clear scar tissue internally from an incident almost three years ago. As a result I fell pregnant once more in February this year, […]

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Weird And Wonderful

We had a decent day yesterday. We had planned on getting up extra early and heading off on a little road trip. Other half was working somewhere near this large shopping centre we like so it worked out perfectly for us. We went shopping while my husband worked – perfect.. After the shopping we all […]

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Woodland Walk

Tuesday! Shirked off Monday and I woke up this morning feeling like I needed to get out of the house. Then I glanced at the sky and decided not too; it was dark and dreary. So I went about my business around the house, packed a couple of orders and basically just goofed about doing […]

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Crochet Blanket

I have been working on a crochet blanket. I learned how to crochet just last year after being inspired by my very good friend Holly. Here’s her site … yes a blatant plug, and I’m going to get get to post a crochet photo to show how talented she is, she makes blankets for other […]

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Apple Cup Cakes Recipe

These are lovely moist cupcakes. Best eaten when they are a few hours old or even the next day (if they last that long). This recipe only took minutes to prepare so perfect for some who is too busy to hang around the kitchen for long. Ingredients 1/2 apple peeled and cored. Chop it up […]

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Happy Birthday To The Queen

Happy Birthday to our long reigning queen, HM Queen Elizabeth the second. The queen has two birthdays, lucky her but today’s the day we celebrated her 90 years of life. Our village association planned a day of activities which was a huge picnic, happy birthday then lots of fun things to do. Of course it […]

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Ice Cream Recipes

It's summer time! The time we can dig out those unused gadgets from under the sink and sit them off. In my case it's an ice cream maker. Here's a couple of tried and tested recipes from previous years that I will put to good use again this year in my trusty ice cream maker. […]

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Recipe Taco Bake

  Taco Bake (Nacho Bake) This is my own version of Nacho Bake. You can use flavoured Nachos if you like but my children are a little fussy so I just put plain ones in or sometimes broken taco shells because I know it will get easier eaten. I trust that no matter what you […]

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Breakfast Wraps Recipe

  Breakfast Wraps Well the story of these wraps are a bid to ensure my husband eats a healthy yet substantial breakfast. He never seems happy with a 'normal' breakfast so I spent time experimenting in making little breakfast packs for him. Initially I would wrap a sausage and a couple rashers of bacon for […]

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Huddled Round Toasting Marshmallows

Yesterday was 22 degrees and we had promised the three youngest children we would have a little treat in the evening. We decided to light the fire pit, toast marshmallows and try out making s'mores like the Americans do. We had bought the little fire pit two summers ago but had never used it as […]

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Planting Out In A Cold Frame

I don't know if anyone knows what a cold frame is but I wanted one for a long time. Maybe you call it by a different name but basically a cold frame is somewhere to propagate seeds outside under glass. Usually it sits on the ground and is a few inches tall buy a couple […]

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Mr Scarecrow

I've been working in the garden a lot lately and my husband too. Well tonight after I had done all the watering and things I came back indoors to sit down. I looked up at the window and hubby was standing with a scarecrow in his hand. Just a little scarecrow but funny none the […]

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A Special Ring

All the rings I get to look at and handle are for other people so it's nice when I get one for myself. I have lost some weight and once again my wedding ring has gotten a bit lose and now when I wear it slips off easily. I wanted another ring I could wear […]

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The Tale Of A Lunch Box

We home educate.   We home educate, but not because we don’t like school just for lots of reasons. The biggest reason was the fact the government came into our little seaside village and told all the kids at the local school they were closing it down. Our eldest son was at the school, at […]

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