100 meals completed

I know it’s the middle of May and the keen mathematicians among you will realise it’s been way more than 1oo days. But we officially have 100 meals completed. We skipped Friday’s as that is the day we eat separately from the kids. We also missed out...

Day 10 to 29

I realise that I haven’t updated you on our 100 days of 100 meals for a while so here is day 10 to 29. I’m not sure it will be very interesting though, so apologies. I’m mainly going to talk about day 29 as this was something I’d never tried before, and I’ll just put...

Jesmonite love is in the air

Love is definitely in the air, as it always is in the run up to Valentines and it’s my love of Jesmonite that I want to shout about. Since I started working with Jesmonite, I have discovered how wonderfully versatile it is. I am loving the colours and patterns I can...

Week 1 meal update

Daily updates on the 100 dinners in 100 days is not happening, but I’ll try and pop on weekly ish. Here’s our week 1 meal update. Day 2 Day 2 was an easy one, we did a roast chicken with roast potatoes, parsnips and carrots. And my husbands gluten free Yorkshire...

100 days of 100 meals

My children have challenged me to make 100 different meals over 100 days. This is going to be interesting, so I thought I’d do a little blog series about it, although I doubt I’ll have time to chart every meal. There are 2 factors that make this more difficult,...

Pumpkin Everything

I don’t know about you, but at this time of year, it’s all about the pumpkins! Pumpkin crochet, pumpkin soup, pumpkin concrete, pumpkin spice latte, pumpkin carving, pumpkin everything. Well not quite everything, I’ve never had a pumpkin pie. You...

Make Your Own Concrete Bowl

I am going to show you how to make your own concrete bowl. This is a super easy tutorial to get us started with the tutorials that I’m hoping to share with you. I discovered this when I had some left over concrete from another project I was working on. It makes a...

Welcome to the new design

You may have noticed a few changes around here! Welcome to the new design and hopefully an improved Concrete Gems website. This website has been a labour of love and there is still a lot of work to do on it. Please bear with me if you come across something that...