Category Archives: autumn

Halloween DIY: Black cat stripey arm warmers

Happy halloween! I know we don’t really celebrate it that much here in the UK but literally any excuse to eat sweets and dress up a bit, and I am all in. I wanted to make and share a little … Continue reading

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We’re Jammin’ (Again)

If there’s one thing that makes me feel like autumn is definitely here, it’s making jam. This year was kind of different, because I was teaching my mum to make jam. This seems odd to me as she is the … Continue reading

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Autumn Love

I know I say this every year, but autumn really is my favourite of all the seasons (closely followed by spring). I think it’s times of change that I really love, I tend to feel re-energised by fresh starts and … Continue reading

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Autumn Baking: Beetroot Brownies

Putting vegetables in cake is really nothing new (carrot cake anyone?) but I’d never tried putting beetroot and chocolate together, despite it being a pretty popular combination now. However I’d always wanted to give it a go, so I thought … Continue reading

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Fruit and Seed Flapjacks

Another baking post! Something about the colder weather turns me into a baking fiend. And this one is about one of my favourite autumn/winter ingredients… oats. Oats with everything, I say. The other day I got a craving to make … Continue reading

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We’re Jammin’

Yeah, yeah, I promised you some exciting news and now I’m going to write about jam (but jam is exciting, non?) If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ll know that my mum has an allotment and around … Continue reading

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Back to School

You know that autumn has come knocking when it’s back to school time. I probably wouldn’t go back to school if you paid me; the end of summer holidays was never my favourite time of the year, but I did … Continue reading

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Mad About Mushrooms (or How I Fell In Love With Fungi Foraging)

Mushrooms and toadstools have become a familiar theme in the handmade and craft world. Here at Fi & Me, we too love these little fairytale fungi. You’ll see they inspire our work, like this illustrated card by Fi… But my … Continue reading

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Autumn Baking: Parkin

There’s nothing I like more at this time of year than baking an oaty, spicey, crumbly cake and nothing ticks all these boxes quite like parkin. If you don’t already know, parkin is a cake from Yorkshire in the north … Continue reading

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Autumn Wardrobe: Pumpkin Spice

Living in the UK, we don’t go quite so mad for pumpkin-flavoured everything come halloween time. Pumpkin in a can… what’s that all about? But I do like carving a pumpkin (or squash, or turnip) for all hallows eve, and … Continue reading

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