An absolutely gorgeous parcel arrived through my door today all the way from Jo in Tas - I had only seen a peek of the back of the quilt on her blog
but nothing prepared me for how beautiful the front would be!
It is so gorgeous and Jo has done so much work on it!
then there was this beautiful little card
And to top it all she sent me a copy of Homespun (my most favourite craft magazine - and sadly one I can't afford to buy at the moment) and it even has two of her projects in! One of which she won a prize for!
Thank you so much Jo - the quilt is amazing, now I'm panicking about what to make for you!!!
Moving on to very serious business, some scorn has lately been cast upon my scone-making abilities! I'm very glad I amused you all ;) but I have felt compelled to prove that I CAN MAKE SCONES!!!!
And here is the evidence!
First up are the ones I made using the recipe Michaela sent me
I've even taken "during" shots so you can't accuse me of buying them in!
and a carefully angled photograph to show the height of each scone
and the children had them for pudding - Daisy decided she didn't want any of my scrummy jam this time (strange child!)
Next up are scones made from the same recipe as last time but with a little added bicarbonate of soda and baking powder (and YES, I did use Self Raising Flour -BOTH times!) and this time I made sure I didn't roll the dough out too thinly
This recipe has less sugar and sultanas and no egg - just more milk
and the jury is out over which scone "tasted" best - I think it was pretty much a 50/50 split.
So Trashy, do these look more "scone-like"?????? Or am I still at the drop scone/biscuit stage?