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Week in Pictures

It’s been a funny old month (again) and I’ve not felt drawn to pick up the camera a great deal so far in February. Grateful for little things though! Some … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bedtime Poems

My boy drifts off to sleep with poetry. I don’t think I have to worry about him not growing up with a love of literature. Tonight he drifted off into … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Big Happy Flower Square – pattern

This is the pattern for the Big Square that I’m making as part of my Crochet Mood Blanket this year. Someone commented that it had a happy feel to it … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

2015 Crochet Mood Blanket: Days 9-16 Roundup

Here we go! Days 1-16 all done and joined. I was 8 days behind so quickly but thankfully this year the designs I’ve settled on are easy enough to whip … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pirate Island

The boys received some cool little pirate ships to build and paint for Christmas. We spent a while glueing and painting together, and then I received my orders to finish … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Unexpected spontaneous and brilliant!

An unexpected benefit from being too tired to plan any fun elfing adventures this year (we don’t do the “elf on the shelf” thing, our elf last year was a … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

A forest of biscuits and a riot of snowdrops

It’s cold out there and I just want to hibernate! These look good enough reasons to hibernate… A Forest of Biscuits These are simple 3-2-1 biscuits, or sugar cookies. 300g … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Oops… one habit broken!

We went away for a weekend, I forgot to get a week-in-photos post lined up, and that was it – habit broken! So here’s a little round-up of what life’s … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Out of the ashes we rise…

Wanna see what came out of my storm the other day? This ❤

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Week In Pictures

This week has been crammed full of making. That side of it has been brilliant – even though the making has given me two hot glue burns and a little … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · Leave a comment