Pieday Friday Recipe – Cottage Pie

I wanted to share with you my triumphant cottage pie – when it was in the oven, it did something I’ve never seen before: it puffed up! Is this a normal occurence when making cottage or shepherds pie? It’s certainly never happened to me before! I’ve never seen mashed potato inflate before! And, I am […]

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My favourite photos – Breakfast

This week’s WordPress weekly photo challenge theme is “Breakfast” so here’s my favourite photo of a breakfast we had recently – one of mum’s home-baked loaves:

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The second anniversary edition of Creative Crafting Magazine

Morning everyone! Here’s a little treat for your tea break – a free online magazine! Click on the image below to open up the special 2nd Anniversary edition of Creative Crafting Magazine and have a flick through this Autumn issue. I really enjoyed the article “It’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas” (such […]

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Friday night dinner

We have a tradition in our family to gather together on a Friday evening for dinner together, and its always a takeaway, and I have started to wonder whether anyone else has the same tradition and what they do for their Friday night dinner. I’m about to have some fish & chips for my Friday […]

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Cassiefairy’s top tips for promoting your business online

The average person experiences up to 3,000 advertising messages per day, so the biggest risk for a business is to be lost within this barrage of marketing. But businesses too need to certain that they are not adding to the problem of junk marketing themselves. How many emails have you received this week from businesses […]

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I made this all by myself – Nautical outdoor floor cushion!

This sewing project was outside my normal day-to-day-stitching-of-tutus activities, so I was happy to have the chance to turn my hand to something different. My sister wanted an outdoor floor cushion making to coordinate with her nautical-themed VW campervan interior so she brought her oilcloth fabric & cushion pad round to my ‘workshop’ and we […]

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I loved our Creative Crafting chat – maybe we could do it again?

I am pleased to report that my chat session on the Creative Connections network on Tuesday 19th Aug went swimmingly! Loads of crafty individuals gathered together on the network and in their chatroom to join the birthday celebrations of Creative Connections – the social network linked to Creative Crafting magazine. Here’s the link to the […]

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Cuppa Tea & a Chat with Cassiefairy

I’m very excited to have been invited to host a Creative Masterclass in honour of Creative Connections’ birthday next week on 16th August. Creative Connections is a brilliant social network for crafters and business people and it produces the famous online magazine Creative Crafting. The subject of the chat masterclass is “Turning your hobby into […]

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Pieday Friday Recipe – Baked vanilla cheesecake

Today is my brother Alex’s birthday and I offered to bake his favourite cake for him. When I asked him what type of cake he wanted he replied “cheese”. So baked cheesecake it is then! Here’s the recipe I used and some photos of the process: 225g digestive biscuits 100g butter , melted 250g tub mascarpone […]

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Cassiefairy Blog featured in Creative Crafting News!

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I found out via Twitter that the Cassiefairy Blog had been featured in the most recent edition of Creative Crafting News! It must be all those cake and card-making blogs I’ve been including in recent weeks – I’m defo getting more crafty in my old age!   Have a […]

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Fairy fashions published in FAE Magazine!

Great news! The latest edition of Faeries And Enchantment magazine is out now and features fairy fashions from Cassiefairy.co.uk! I’ll be getting my copy of the magazine delivered soon and will share some of the lovely photoshoot images with you as soon as I can, but in the meantime you can get your copy from […]

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Fancy festivals in 2011

Looking back photos of music festivals that my friends and I attended in the past couple of years, there has definitely been a noticable increase in the quantity of festival-goers who see fancy dress as a key part of their festival wardrobe. This year we are in fact choosing which festivals to attend based on […]

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