Sugar free pear & hazelnut muffins

Sugar free pear & hazelnut muffins

I'll never be able to tell my kids not to play with their food.  It's just so much fun to come up with peary, hazelnutty yumminess such as these little muffins!  Which are, of course, sugar free. Pear and Hazelnut Muffins 2 cups...

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Jam Drops {Healthy style}

Jam Drops {Healthy style}

 If you're a health nut, then in all your getting, get this recipe.  If you're not a health nut, you still need to get this recipe.  These little bikkies are delicious.  I've tried enough healthy recipes to know that healthy...

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In season

In season

I love strawberry season.  There's nothing more delicious than biting into a juicy, sweet strawberry.  And they are such pretty looking plants too, with their sweet little flowers and dangling runners.  So it was inevitable that...

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Dolly Love

Dolly Love

With the last two posts being all about my wonderful family, I thought I'd better hurry up and post about something I've made lately.  Which, to be honest, has been hard to come by since I've been crazy busy with life lately....

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My darling bud of May

My darling bud of May

Today is the Rosebud's second birthday. Hard to believe it's been two years since this little one came into our lives.  She's so precious.  But of course, I am very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very biased. She's...

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Work in progress

Work in progress

Here's my latest work in progress.  A quilt! The Japanese floral will be the backing, with a two-tone herringbone front. As I don't have a long-arm sewing machine, I'm going to have to hand-quilt this one. Eeek. That's a...

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Lovely lavender

Lovely lavender

My house smells DIVINE at the moment.  I used to think these were so 'granny'.  Lavender sachets?  Ugh!  Once upon a time I wouldn't have been caught dead with these in my drawers.  And maybe they still are, and maybe I'm...

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The girls

The girls

Meet the girls.  They're a fun bunch.  Down to earth.  Ready for action.  They enjoy their food too (note the lack of waistlines). They're not perfect; but if you can look past their pigeon toes and stubby fingers their little...

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Xanthe of Wife-made

Hello! I’m Xanthe…

Here at Wife-made you will find contemporary quilt and sewing patterns designed by me and inspired by mid-century modern design and the nostalgia of  traditional handcrafts.  Have I inspired your creative journey?  Let me know in the comments!  

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