Stocking up

January is always the quietest time of the year here at Little Black Hen but it gives us a chance to catch up with ourselves and plan the year ahead. It also means we get to make new stock, plan Continue reading Stocking up

It’s that time of year when romance is in the air and thoughts turn to planning weddings. I’m always happy to meet with you and discuss your special day giving you the opportunity to talk through some cake ideas and Continue reading

Veggie ventures

Well this week has been an exciting one as we’ve started a new adventure here at LBH HQ. I’ve always loved gardening but don’t have the space at home to fulfil all my gardeningambitions. We have an average sized house with a smallish garden, and wanting Continue reading Veggie ventures


I love autumn, it’s my favourite time of the year. A time when nature provides an abundance of goodies, all there for the taking if you don’t mind scrambling around in hedges. I took a rare day off last Tuesday and thought Continue reading Blackberries

Happy birthday to us!!

Well today is Little Black Hen’s second birthday and my, haven’t the last two years flown by. To use the well-used cliché, it’s been a journey.  I guess I’ve learnt a few things along the way, both about myself and about Continue reading Happy birthday to us!!

At home with the hen

Somebody recently said to me that my life is a little like the“chick lit” books she reads and that got me thinking. Anniversaries are often a time for reflection and on the eve of my little business becoming two, I thought Continue reading At home with the hen