Sunday, 30 October 2011

Music Monday #Week 4...

Welcome to #week 4 of Music Mondays where you can add your Music blog post to the hop.

Share a fun/favourite/happy/special/great/sad/horrible song of your choice.Just post your blog post with a song from you tube and why you've picked this song then join the blog hop.Please hop around and see what songs others have picked. This is a no rules hop but please be family friendly.



This week I have asked everyone to help me win some shoes so if you can please help and if I win you will be entered into the draw to win £800-00 worth of shoes.With this in mind I have picked my song this week ( about shoes) from another one of my favourite films Kinky boots.



Silent Sunday...




Silent Sunday

Friday, 28 October 2011

Welcome To The Weekend Blog Hop....

Hello and welcome to the weekend blog hop a time to find new blogs and new follower ....



Here are the rules....

Please only family friendly blogs only!!!

1.) Follow me clairejustineoxox in number 1 spot on Google friends connect.

2.) Follow Nekky from Reflexions in number 2 spot my co-host on Google friends connect.

3.) Visit and read some great blogs and follow ones you like.

If you are a new follower please leave a comment so we can follow you back....

Have a great weekend...

Flashback Friday....


 I have just found this linky over at cafebebe where you can add a post of something you would like to share in Fashback Friday...


We Love Halloween it's a good excuse to have fun dressing up and scaring ourselves.Over they years we have gone out trick and treating and stayed in waiting for trick or treaters to come.Last year my little 2 were in fits of laughter when my little girl decided to sneak a bite out of a sweet,when she couldn't bite it we went under a lamppost to see what it was....



2 years ago we went out to explore the new place we live and found somewhere loads of people really dress their houses and encourage the kids to call...




My older son is to old for trick or treating but still likes to dress up and have fun with the little ones...


4 years ago we stayed in and waited for the children to call...



Oh and My mum popped round...


All ready and waiting for Monday now...

What will you be doing Monday Night?

Thursday, 27 October 2011

Creative Thursday...

Hello and welcome to Creative Thursday, what has everyone been up to this week?


Want to join in the fun ?


  1. This is a creative blog hop where you can add all your home made creative projects from making cakes to needle craft and you can add as many links as you like...
  2. So one question ...What have you been making ?
  3. Join in and visit other blogs leave comments and visit people who comment on your blog.....
I would like to thank

Where nothing good comes easy for carrot-cake-pancakes

Scrap Project 365 for perfect-campfire-kit

And Mud pies and Marmalade for cheesy-witchy-fingers

With the kids being off this week my 14 year old son has been making lots of cakes these are some yummy milk chocolate icing buns he made us this week...

Serves 12

What you need

For the cupcakes

  • 12 muffin cases
  • 125g soft butter
  • 125g sugar
  • 125g plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • half a teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the icing

  • 250g sieved icing sugar
  • 60g margarine
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp hot milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

Method

  • Pre-heat the oven to 200 c/gas mark 6 and place 12 muffin cases in a muffin tray.
  • Mix the butter and sugar together.
  • Add the eggs one at a time adding a little flour.
  • Fold in the rest of the flour and add the, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and vanilla extract.
  • Place the mixture into the paper cases and bake for around 15-20 minutes until a golden colour.
  • Place on a wire rack leave until cold.

To make the icing

  • Melt the margarine, blend in cocoa, then stir in the icing sugar, milk and vanilla essence.
  • Beat well until smooth and thick.
  •  Then add to the chocolate mix to the cold cakes by either dipping the cakes into the mixture or spooning onto the cakes.
  • Leave until set.
  • Enjoy!!


Don't forget to like your favourite ones ...

The Gallery:Faces...



This week over at The Gallery Tara is giving us chance to win a Kodak Pulse Digital Frame worth £164-99 how cool is this prize...I have been thinking now on how to come up with a special post for this on and my genius husband found me a cool website. So this weeks post is all about me for a change ....








Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Welcome to Wednesdays Blog hop...




Hello and welcome to Wednesdays blog hop.
Time to find some great new blogs to read and follow.

Please visit some blogs and follow ones you like.....
This weeks co-host is Jill from Fitness, Health and Happiness.








Life As I See It [Fitness, Health and Happiness]
 

here are the rules of the hop....

1.Follow me the host of the hop at clairejustineoxox on Google friends connect and this weeks co-host Jill conyers Fitness, Health and Happiness...

2.Link up your blog to the linky below.Please leave a comment if you are a new follower so we can follow you back :)

3.Visit some other blogs and follow ones you like and make new friends.

4.Please only family friendly blogs only

What I'm Wearing....

I'm reviewing some Lytess leggings at the minute which claim to reduce hips and thighs in 18 days.So everything I wear has to revolve around leggings,in fact I'm quite enjoying wearing leggings with everything at the minute anyway...

This week I've been wearing...

Primark dress
Peacocks Shoes

George Jumper dress
Lytee leggings
Famous Footwear boots
Marks and Spencer jumper
Lytee leggings
 Famous Footwear Boots

Primark top
shoes a shop in Blackpool

Yes I have been shopping and brought myself 2 new pairs of boots,well I needed some...

Famous footwear £30-00 for 2 pairs instore


Linking my outfit posts up with...

pleated poppy
 

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