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30 Days Wild: Day 7 – Kingston Lacy Flowers

In our house, we are comparatively lucky because our two year old generally sleeps until 8:30 …

30 Days Wild: Day 6 – A garden in...

This will be an extremely short write up for day 6 of 30 Days Wild …

30 Days Wild: Day 5 – More Beach fun

On the 5th day of our 30 Days Wild adventure, we enjoyed an after work …

30 Days Wild: Day 4 – Beach Fun

This post is my daily update for day 4 of our 30 Days Wild Adventure. …

30 Days Wild: Day 3 – Our Balcony

When we are in our flat, it feels like we are in a tree house. …

30 Days Wild: Day 2- Saving a Life &...

Day 2 of our 30 Days Wild adventure started with an unexpected #RandomActOfWildness – we …

30 Days Wild: Introduction and Day 1

What is 30 Days Wild? Make room for nature this June – no matter where …

Motivation Blanket – Pattern Details

Over the past few days I’ve had my crochet pattern books out, along with my …

Christmas 2014 in Pictures

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Tesco Finest Party Food

We stayed in Poole for Christmas this year, meaning that the weekend before was …
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Motivation Blanket – Pattern Details

Over the past few days I’ve had my crochet pattern books out, along with my …

Christmas 2014 in Pictures

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My New Year Plan – A Motivation Blanket

Last year @frofunky hosted the wonderful #moodblanket2014 CAL (crochet-along) and I was excited to join in, …

A teddy for Teddy

Yesterday, I was suffering from sinus pain, so to cheer myself up, I thought I’d …

Mood Blanket CAL Weeks 5 and 6

I’m still loving the colour combinations being thrown up by my selected mood colour for …
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Our bedside tables

We needed bedside tables quite desperately when we moved into our flat, as we were …

Beaten-up Blanket Box to Bright Toy Chest

I bought a blanket box from either Homebase or B&Q about 20 years ago. It’s …
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Christmas Decorations: Prima Gingerbread Men

I’m not normally quick to make up the freebies on the front of magazines, but …

New Baby Gift: Patchwork Heart Mat

I created this quilt for my friends’ new baby daughter. When I heard she had arrived, …

Crafty Bump Do

I recently hosted my friend Becci’s “Bump Do”. In my circle of friends, we mark …

Handmade Hen Do

My best friend Natalie is getting married in Portugal in September, and I am one …
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Christmas Baking: Animal Mince Pies

Yesterday I decided to find out if ready rolled puff pastry + mincemeat + animal …

Our Handmade Wedding

Whether or not to make the various elements of our wedding wasn’t a question in …

Birthday Cupcakes for Dave and Steve

Until recently I wasn’t a baker. I had, of course, completed some fairly disastrous cooking …

Making Cards

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Get Well Soon Lorraine!

My Mother-In-Law Lorraine is recovering from hip replacement surgery, and she knows I make cards, …

Waving across the Atlantic

I worked in the US for a while and made friends there – a couple …

Birthday Card for Ben

We’re going to a friend’s son’s second birthday party tomorrow, so I wanted to make …

Wedding Congratulations

After the success of my “Welcome Baby” card I wanted to see if I could …

Christmas 2013 Kick Off

I’m not sure why the sun beating down outside made me want to attempt some …
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My New Year Plan – A Motivation Blanket

Last year @frofunky hosted the wonderful #moodblanket2014 CAL (crochet-along) and I was excited to join in, …

Saving Money at Christmas 1: Secret Santa

I love Christmas Shopping; I enjoy buying presents for my friends and family, and I …

Weekend – November 8/9 2014

Saturday morning brought cuddles for my boys (love Teddy’s Bee Blanket!)     and baking …

FMF: Leave

This week’s Five Minute Friday is on the topic of “Leave” So here goes… The …

Sunday Walk – Hengistbury Head

  We went for a walk to, up, over and back down from Hengistbury Head …
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