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About Spider

Hi! I am me, I do stuff online. And sometimes offline too. Hanging about in the garden, playing with my food. You know. Do what Spider's do. I also read a lot.

12 days of blogmas 2020: Merry Midwinter (book review)

My tenth day of cheer was: something which sounded very good when I was moving the gift from under my tree to my desk! I will have to hide this from myself till the weekend, because this is absolutely my favorite treat: TWO bags of crisps. One of them with seasalt and the other… with ROSEMARY and seasalt! They don’t… Read more »

12 days of blogmas 2020: DIY string star ornaments

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My eight day of cheer were: Christmas stickers! Perfect for decorating the envelopes of the Christmas post cards I will be sending out this week. It’s funny, because I was just thinking about it that I needed something like this! Yesterday’s tea was a “Good Morning” tea, filled with blackberry leaves, peppermint, strawberry leaves, calendula and cornflower. The smell is… Read more »

12 days of blogmas 2020: bacon wrapped green beans

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My sixt day of cheer were, two sachets of Twinings tea. One a blackcurrant rhubarb crumble and the second a cranberry and raspberry tea. I haven’t tried them yet, but they both sounds really festive. I love that the back says: “Always enjoyed best without milk“! I always considered it a weird custom of the English to make milk tea’s…. Read more »

12 days of blogmas 2020: end of year book tag

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My forth day of cheer were: four adorable Christmas sweater postcards. These are just the right size to add to letters, or to use as labels to gifts, or at the Christmas dinner seating table. I especially like the reindeer one, and the snowman is SO happy! Yes, this brought absolute cheer. Yesterday’s tea was a “Soothing Throat” tea, filled… Read more »