For our June meeting, our own committee member Kimberly Chapman of Eat the Evidence taught us how to put royal icing on cookies in what’s known as the “wet on wet” method. We made wiggly stripes, rosettes, and other fun patterns on tea cups, tea pots, and of course Tie Fighters and Millennium Falcons from Star Wars. Photos by Melanie Reed and Helen Radlett Tait. Continue reading Cookies!

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Jazzercise Whoop Whoop!

Our May meeting featured Jennifer Ferri from Jazzercise Histon getting us all to move and groove! We were loud and proud and sweaty and then ate cake! That’s the Ladybirds WI! Here are more photos from our lovely member Melanie Reed: We also did our regular collection for the Cambridge City Food Bank and our second collection for the Shepreth Wildlife Conservation Charity Hedgehog Hospital. … Continue reading Jazzercise Whoop Whoop!

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Hedgehog Happiness

For our July meeting we were pleased to have Liz Dams from the Shepreth Wildlife Conservation Charity and the Shepreth Hedgehog Hospital come and give us a talk all about adorable but endangered hedgehogs. We all went back and forth between squeeing for the cute stories and feeling sad for the many tales Liz told of hedgehogs that didn’t make it. Between cars, gardening tools, … Continue reading Hedgehog Happiness

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Rocking Raw Chef Brought On The Tasty Laughs

We had a fab June meeting with the Rocking Raw Chef Barbara Fernandez! She sang and danced and introduced us to several of her delicious recipes complete with samples for all. She showed us how to get around the overly complicated recipes one often finds associated with raw foods and get fresh, healthy food on our tables fast. We were all very impressed with the … Continue reading Rocking Raw Chef Brought On The Tasty Laughs

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April 2016 Meeting – AGM Proposals and First Aid

At our April meeting, we mixed some serious business into our usual bit of fun and came out with some important decisions and a better understanding of how to help others in need. First Steve Murrow of Mid Anglia First Aid and Fire Services and a paramedic at the East of England Ambulance Service gave us an entertaining but also highly educational talk about first … Continue reading April 2016 Meeting – AGM Proposals and First Aid