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Stock Clearance!

The Simple Owl Shop is in need of a fresh start! So its time to clear the decks and close temporarily.

All stock will be be reduced to clear, and it’s unlikely we will be stocking the same products again.   118 more words


Preserving tradition ~ homemade jam

We all like to eat well and if you want to eat then learn to cook well. Recipes handed down through families are culinary treasures. In New Zealand when I was a child, it was common to preserve fruit and vegetables, to make our own lemonade.  360 more words


Skirting around

Following the success of the table cloth I moved on to making a skirt from the fabric my sister had found. There were two other rolls of vintage Laura Ashley although not quite as exciting as the flowers,  enough inspiration for some new clothes. 395 more words



Some of us will remember Toyah, the stomping 80’s maenad with Day Glo orange hair, whose song ‘It’s a mystery’ used to keep me up at night wondering exactly… 185 more words

Home Jam Bags

Home Jam Bags
Bags for Home and DIY Jam / Marmalade making.
So you have this great idea for home jam making ?
You have the thick bottomed pans, the fruits of your choice, sugars and other additives of your choice. 34 more words

BhavMundo Bags For Jam Makers

Step away from the garden

That’s right, my blog post today advises you to stay away from your garden.

Don’t panic, I’ve not fallen out of love with all things herbaceous or the art of cultivating. 631 more words

Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce 2015

This was the same recipe I used last year but despite the use of a jam thermometer which was a birthday gift from a friend last year, and boiling the mixture twice, the ‘jam’ this year is definitely more of a dipping sauce but just as sweetly fiery as last year, although not as hot. 339 more words

Grow Your Own