Silent Sunday – December 8th

 

22 Comments

  1. kateonthinice 8th December 2013 at 9:33 pm

    Really good to see a honest pic of Christmas baking

    1. shelllouise 8th December 2013 at 9:43 pm

      Thanks Kate…when I uploaded it I thought, 'I should have tidied up a bit and got rid of all the flour before taking the photo' but now I'm not worried about it! 🙂

  2. Jaime Oliver 8th December 2013 at 8:25 pm

    are you making gingerbread houses? x

    1. shelllouise 8th December 2013 at 9:35 pm

      We are Jaime and I'll be posting the rest of the pictures, including the finished masterpieces, tomorrow 🙂

    1. shelllouise 8th December 2013 at 9:42 pm

      They really are! 🙂 We used a recipe from the Tesco website which will now be our 'go to' recipe!

  3. Kim Carberry 8th December 2013 at 3:47 pm

    Looks like fun! Hope it worked out well x

    1. shelllouise 8th December 2013 at 9:40 pm

      They worked so well we now have orders from my mum and sister to make them one each!

  4. Coombe Mill 8th December 2013 at 3:17 pm

    Hope it came out well.

    1. shelllouise 8th December 2013 at 9:40 pm

      We're very proud of them so that's a big yes! 🙂

  5. Mama Macfennell 8th December 2013 at 3:13 pm

    That looks like a yummy work in progress. Helen

    1. shelllouise 8th December 2013 at 9:39 pm

      I had a sneaky taste and I have to admit, it is very nice!

  6. Helpful Mum 8th December 2013 at 12:12 pm

    Ooh, how exciting!

    1. shelllouise 8th December 2013 at 9:38 pm

      The girls certainly thought so. They were a little impatient having to wait for the icing to gluw everything together though before they could start decorating!

  7. Claire 8th December 2013 at 10:31 am

    We used to have such fun making gingerbread houses! Will you show us an after shot too??

    1. shelllouise 8th December 2013 at 9:38 pm

      I'll be posting the finished results tomorrow 🙂

  8. Shahnaz MummyBeBeautiful 8th December 2013 at 10:03 am

    I would love to make one of those x

    1. shelllouise 8th December 2013 at 9:37 pm

      It was a bit stressful at times but well worth it. We've always used a kit before but it's much more satisfying baking from scratch 🙂

  9. The Reading Residence 8th December 2013 at 8:45 am

    Ooh, lots of fun there 🙂

    1. shelllouise 8th December 2013 at 9:36 pm

      It's been a great weekend 🙂

  10. Brooke 8th December 2013 at 8:43 am

    What a fun family activity!

    1. shelllouise 8th December 2013 at 9:36 pm

      We had lots of fun but lots of stressful moments as well, trying to get the roof to stay on!

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