Sunday, April 4, 2010

Happy Easter + A Recipe for You

Happy Easter !!! It is 8.30am - I have been up for 1 1/2 hours and I have yet to eat any chocolate - That is some sort of record !! I have been eyeing off a lindt bunny that the girls have - It is in a lot of danger.
After moving my studio back into the house last weekend it became quite clear that the room is a little compact for all of the goodies that I have.

For this reason I decided to go vertical. I re-purposed a book shelf we had in storage and painted it white. 2 other little shelves have also been given the white treatment too.

All of the shelves have been placed on tables and benches to save floor space. I now have room to display lots of my goodies.

These mini chrysantheums always remind me of easter and of bonnets - Not sure why. Each year I buy one for my easter table.

Yesterday I made some Rocky Road. This is how I make mine :-

1 1/2 Cups Unsalted Peanuts
1 Bag Marshmallows
2/3 Cup of Shredded Coconut
1 Bag Raspberry Lollies (I just buy the 99c ones from K Mart)
Family Block of Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate

Chop the raspberries in half and the marshmallows into quarters and place all ingredients in a bowl. Melt the chocolate over a double saucepan on the stove and then mix through the ingredients.

Spread evenly into a rectangle cake tin lined with baking paper and pop into the fridge to set.

Then cut into generous size pieces and serve - It is delicious !!

Jo and I had a lovely day stitching yesterday - We watched a girlie movie and ran out of tissues.

I hope that you have a lovely day. We are off to the local market this morning and then have Sam and the children for dinner. Hopefully I will find a little time in between to finish off that table runner from last weekend.



Vintage Girl said...

Happy Easter to you and yours. It is 8 pm here in Ontario Canada, hope the Easter Bunny finds his way here tonight! Have a beautiful day! Blessings, Heather.....oh, have to try that recipe, the kids would love it!

Teresa said...

Happy Easter to you and your family Fiona. I wonder if that bunny is still safe, although I'd be more worried about that rocky road! It looks delicious. Check my blog out (one post back)- I tried your chicken wellington and veges!! Mmmmmmm... Have a great day xx

Dawn said...

Happy Easter Fiona, yummo rocky road, have a couple of peices for me too... I love rocky the white shelves for you goodies...looks very chic... have a wonderful day with your family... and hope you get to sew some..
Hugs Dawn x x x

Allie said...

Happy Easter Fiona! Your studio area looks wonderful!

Jess @ Scrappy n Happy said...

I am going to have to try out your rocky road recipe - it looks yummy!
And your going up idea of putting the shelves on the table is great idea! I might have to try that too!

Rhonda said...

Happy Easter to you for the US....Texas.
Your bookshelf looks fantastic...makes me want to clean and rearrange...LOL
Take care.

Grethe said...

Loving chocolate;I should have managed to eat a lot! Sunday morning here in Oslo,Norway,I am having my family over for dinner, so soon preparing a lamb-meal and no Q today.
Happy Easter :-)

Lyckligs-Cozy-Cottage said...

Just found your blog and I am looking at your lovely pictures. And the recipe. WOW. That sounds so good and looks so sweet! I could image it tastes good.
Many easter greetings

Nata per sognare said...

Happy Easter Fiona.

Jo in TAS said...

The rocky road was delicious, your room is spectacular and so organised. Loved the movie and your company!
PS I'm back home, bit tired from all the driving.

Sue said...

Happy easter and thanks for the recipe Fiona Num num!

Bev C said...

Hope you had a Happy Easter. Love the look of the cupboards you re-purposed. Happy eating!!!!Gotta love Rocky Road.

Micki said...

Happy Easter to you and that recipe sounds yummy!

Sandra Henderson said...

HAPPY EASTER!~Just taking a break from gardening to catch up on a few blogs I follow. Sure wish I could pop in and visit you more often! "HOP" on over and comment on my blog to win an antique sterling silver vase, drawing isn't till Wed!


Marita said...

The studio looks lovely, wish I had that order to mine! Hope you're enjoying the Easter break...did the Bunny survive??

Tina said...

How lovely does your cupboard look with all those treasures on it, what a great idea. Also the rocky road looks fabulours, yum, hope you and your family enjoyed it.

Cath Ü said...

The shelves look fantastic... unfortunately so does the rocky road... LOL

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