Showing posts from October, 2016

Soap Making

I went to help my nanny with a nice lady with her 3 children who went soap making at my nanny's unit. The soap turned out really nice and we even got to go to the park behind the unit while the soap set :D

My First REAL S.T.E.M Session.

Yesterday, I did my very first proper (I didn't go to the first one) S.T.E.M Session. The first one my sister went to (that I didn't) they made goo. This time however, we were looking at and learning about rocks, at first I was grumpy but it soon got interesting...!

We first looked at Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary rocks, I honestly didn't have a clue what these meant until I went there... The More You Know! :o What I also found interesting is that 1. Igneous rocks are formed by volcanic eruptions. 2. Sedimentary rocks are nice layers of sand, dirt, stone and whatever else. 3. Metamorphic rocks are basically Sedimentary rocks that have melted together. 4. All of these can become each other in any order!

We also got into groups and each group got a hand-made Sedimentary rock and there was something inside and we got some tools to dig it out with. After we did that we all got to make one hand-made Sedimentary rock ourselves, I haven't dug my little bug thing out ye…

3 First's :)

My first 'First' this week is my Bread & Butter Pudding, an old English pudding. I actually made it mostly by myself, nanny did the buttering so 1/4 credit for her!:)

Here is the recipe and method: :)

*100g sugar.

*1 tsp cinnamon.

*As much bread (cut into triangles) that will fit in a baking... tub? (what do you call that?)


*3 handful's of sultanas. (dried fruit, we had a mix of raisins, sultana, dried orange and lemon peel). Unless your the hulk then 1 will do.

*500ml milk (yes that much).

*2 eggs.

Method: :3

1.Preheat to 190 C (or gas mark 5). Grease the baking thing lightly.

2. Mix the sugar and cinnamon. Then add the dried fruit. Mix.

3.Butter the bread and then layer it, cut into triangles AFTER you butter it. Silly.

4. After each layer sprinkle over the sultanas (dried fruit) and sugar mix. just to make sure every slice is covered.

5.Mix the eggs and milk together and whisk.

6. Pour over the bread and leave to soak for 10 mins.

7.Bake for about 40 mins o…