Yesterday was spent in the company of some very good friends of
mine ours….I’m sure you’ll recognise them……
the only problem was, there was only two of them….Michelle didn’t make it. I missed her terribly….it’s been so long since I’ve seen these lovely girls, I was so looking forward to the day….but these gals kept me laughing, although we were minus the lovely Michelle (and Barb)!
Heather had made a scrummy slice for morning tea from a recipe I shared on Facebook (I’ve included the recipe below so you can try it yourself for our FNSI nibbles with our cuppa).
And she shared the gorgeous apron she’d made, but ‘someone’ decided she was going to model it for us….
….and then refused to take it off and wore it all day! Suited her too, don’t you think….after all, it IS her birthday next month, Heather!!! The frivolity went on all day, even when lunch was being prepared…..
This lot crack me up! You can see why we look forward to it so much!….I missed my chance though….whilst those two were preoccupied, I could have polished off the delish Rice Pudding that Jen brought along……talk about yummo! You can find the recipe for it on Jen’s blog here…it would be perfect as an after dinner treat tomorrow night! And finished off the way Jen did with apple jelly, fresh mango and blueberries…….…mmm mmmmmmmm, what more can I say!?
Our visit gave me a chance to hand over my Christmas gifts to the gals….
here’s what I made for Jen (I’ve been showing sneak peeks of it for a number of months now)….
and I made Heather a special ‘personalised’ gift to warn others to keep away from her fabulous stash which, by the way, would have to be the envy of ANY quilt shop…..
I might even have to write a pattern up for this one…..what do you think?
Michelle’s and Barb’s are waiting patiently at both Jen’s and Heather’s place for the next time they see each other. And Michelle’s birthday gift is also waiting to meet it’s owner.
Anyway, more finishes to contend with, so tomorrow night’s FNSI is perfect timing. Have you signed up yet? Make sure you do.. Sign ups are in this previous post. And here’s the recipe for our Simple Apple Slice…..wont take long to prepare and your nibblies for tomorrow night will be made!
SIMPLE APPLE SLICE/CAKE
2 cups self raising flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
3 apples, peeled, cored and diced (1cm)
125g butter or margarine
Toss apples with self raising flour, cinnamon and sugar in a medium mixing bowl.
Melt butter in a small saucepan on the stovetop or in a small bowl in the microwave. Stir in egg.
Pour butter and egg into the apple mixture and mix until combined.
Spoon into a greased and lined slice tin.
Bake at 180 C for 35 to 40 minutes or until the top is golden brown and a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean. Keeps for about 3 days (if you don’t eat it all before then!)
Can’t wait to stitch along with you tomorrow night.
xox Sugary hugs :o)