Create Make Share #2

What a treat the first month of Create Make Share has been. I’ve loved all the festive projects that have been shared, from mouth-watering recipes to inspiring crafts – thanks so much to everyone who added their link and joined in. I’m definitely leaning towards a simpler Christmas this year, and this approach influenced my favourites from the linky. Top: Apartment Apothecary Middle (from left): Katie Denbury; Jenny.Bee13 Bottom (from left): Inside Out And About; Thinly Spread I’m a big fan of crafting but I’m also very partial to a time-saving short-cut, so Katy’s wreath-making for cheats was right up…

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The ultimate mulled sloe gin recipe

I tasted mulled sloe gin for the first time on Saturday (in Pizza Express of all places) and it was all kinds of awesome. I’m a huge fan of sloe gin anyway (here’s my post on how to make your own sloe gin), plus I’m more than a little partial to mulled wine at this time of year, so the combination of the warmth and spices of mulled wine with the kick of sloe gin was a total winner. I immediately wanted to make my own, but I couldn’t find a recipe that seemed similar to what I’d tasted –…

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