Creative Mondays And This Weeks Featured Blogs...

Hello and welcome to creative Mondays.

What has got you creative this week? 

Don't forget you can also tweet your links to me and I will RT the links to my follower and favourite them. 

I will also re tweet link you post to Twitter that you post from linky tools too...

@clairejustineo #CreativeMondays

By linking up you are giving me permission to maybe feature your post next week..

This weeks Creative Monday feature and pinned blogs are-

Feel free to grab the button if you have been featured on my blog buttons page ....
  1. Link up your creative, recipe, crafty, outfit or anything creative posts.
  2. Link as many posts up as you would like to. 
  3. Please try to visit a few blogs on the list to make the hop fun. 
  4. Would be great if you could grab the Creative Monday button or a text link and place it somewhere on your blog to help spread the word? 
  5. You can also post the hop if you would like? Code for the hop is below and button codes in on my button page. 
  6. Have fun hoping around and see what has got everyone creative this week. 
  7. Be great if you would like to follow? let me know if you do, so I can stop by and follow back. 
  8. Don't forget to tweet me your links so I can re-tweet them.

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Creative Mondays Blog Hop Week 14....

Hello and welcome to Creative Mondays hosted by  Clairejustineoxox and Judyh-jsThoughts where you can link up all your creative post each week.... what have you all been up to this week?

(Please vote for me in the BiB Brilliance in Blogging Awards in the style blog section ...)

Been busy the last few days learning my daughter to ride her bike...

Thanks to everyone who linked up last week please consider grabbing one of our buttons so we can make this hop even bigger....

Here are last weeks most viewed posts....

Will Cook For Smiles
Alderberry Hill
Vanessas Values
Alderberry Hill
Our Heirloom Life
Jerry And Kay
Pamelas Heavenly Treats
Easter Finger Puppets main image
Waldorf By Me

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Creative Mondays Blog Hop Week 7 : Chocolate Strawberry's....


Hello and welcome to Creative Mondays hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judy-H-JS Thought where you can link up all your creative post each week.... what have you all been up to this week?
 I've been trying to eat more fruit but I love my chocolate too :)

What you need
  • 400g Strawberries
  • 100g White cooking chocolate
  • 100g Milk cooking chocolate
  • Cocktail sticks

  • Wash strawberry's and leave to dry on a paper towel
  • Place a cocktail stick in end so easy to dip in chocolate
  • Melt the chocolate in separate bowls then transfer to one bowl
  • Swirl the strawberry using another cocktail stick to push them around
  • Eat some straight away and save some for later...
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Creative Thursday-Valentine Linky....

Creative Thursday Special- With only a few day's to Valentines day  here is some great ideas to try and if you have a valentine post just add it to the hop....

Pink Valentine Cake
I Heart You Tarts

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Creative Mondays Blog Hop Week 4 : Blackberries And Clementine Crumble....


Serves 6

  • 250g Blackberries
  • 1 Clementine peeled 
  • 1 Clementine juiced
  • 1 tsp Muscavado  sugar

For crumble
  • 100g Self raising flour
  • 50g Margarine
  • 50g Muscavado  sugar

  •  Pre-heat oven to between 180 -190c depending on oven,lightly grease 6 ramekins.
  • Wash the blackberries and place in a bowl with the peeled Clementine, juice of a Clementine and teaspoon of sugar until ready to use.
  • Spoon equal amounts  into six small oven-proof ramekins and spoon a little juice into each.

  • In a large mixing bowl sieve the self raising flour and rub in the butter until all mixed in, then add the muscavado sugar and stir well.
  • Add on top of the fruit pots.
  • Place In the pre-heated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown and fruit is cooked.
  • Serve warm with fresh cream,custard or ice-cream.

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Fruity Cocktail Trifles....

Me and my husband love trifles and I would say 

These are the best I've made so far!!

So yummy...

Makes 4


  • 1 pack strawberry Jelly ( that make 1 pint of jelly)
  • 8 Trifle sponge fingers
  • 4 Clementine juiced
  • 411g Tin of Fruit Cocktail
  • 1 Pint of home made custard (made up)
  • 4 Clementines pealed and separated
  • 250 ml Double cream
  • 4 Chocolates chunks


  • Make up jelly by putting broken jelly pieces into a jug and adding half a pint of boiling water, stir until all jelly has melted.
  • Squeeze 4 clementines, sieve the juice and stir into the jelly, make up to 1 pint of liquid with water leave for a while to cool.
  • Place the fruit cocktail into a sieve and drain all juice from the fruit (if not the jelly will not set properly) pick out 4 cherries and set aside for the top.
  • Break a trifle sponge for each into 4 and place at the bottom of the tall glass, divide the fruit cocktail into all 4 glasses then repeat with the 2nd trifle sponge.
  • Now the jelly should have cooled tip over the fruit and sponges evenly into 4 glasses.
  • Place in a refrigerator until completely set.
  • Make up 1 pint of custard according to custard packet and set aside to cool and set.
  • Once everything is completely set add the custard to the 4 glasses.
  • Peel the clementines removing any pips and place one on top of each trifle around the outside of the custard.

  • Place the cream in a bowl and whisk until thick and creamy.
  • Spoon onto the clementines.
  • Grate the chocolates with a fine nutmeg grater and sprinkle onto each placing the saved cherries in the middle.

  • Yummmmmmmyyyyy!!!!!!!!!

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