It's been a ridiculously long time since I sewed anything more than a button. I am hoping that I will get to make at least of couple of projects that are at the very early stage of I Want to Make It. Like I did for Evelina, I want to make a twin bed… Continue reading Making for Baby Boy
Probably one of the most uncomfortable situations for me to be in is limbo. The not knowing, the uncertainty, the lack of control, it unravels me. Lately, I have been in a constant state of very low-level anxiety. It bubbles away and I don't really know it's there until something flares up and suddenly, I'm not coping… Continue reading Terrible Limbo
We celebrated Rich's brother turning 40 Rich and I celebrated being married 11 years We had lunch with Dad to celebrate his birthday We watched Captain America 2, Thor 2 and the Hobbit 2. We bought a brand spanking new house. Gulp. There is still a long, long way to go (for instance, they need to… Continue reading 5 things we did this bank holiday weekend
Most people spend their time doing productive things or worthwhile things on the internet like Reddit or cats or memes. I like to fawn over pretty china I'm never going to buy. These are some of my favourites. Cornishware - we already have this but it's so expensive and we need more! Cath Kidston Mushrooms… Continue reading My Weird Hobby
Put up our Christmas decorations Write and post our Christmas cards / thank you cards from Evelina's birthday Make a handmade gift for the final sew make believe meetup tomorrow night Plan Christmas Day dinner Watch Elf
We use this every single day we are home. We are contemplating moving it out of the kitchen as we are sure it is helping our Baby Girl develop some unhealthy habits, in particular regarding watching TV programmes while eating. It is just so handy to have it always available that it will be a… Continue reading The Everyday
We have been in this house just over two and a half years. I recently entered the writing competition over at Homemaker Magazine, writing about what home means to me. They haven't announced the results yet and I do not expect to hear anything but once they have announced the winner, I will share my… Continue reading Building
Our garden is quickly looking like a child might live here: trampoline, sandpit, playhouse, swing seat and paddling pool.
This gorgeous summer weather has allowed us to spend some much needed time in our garden. We made a few changes which make the garden more attractive and more practical too such as moving Lina's playhouse to the corner patio: The sandpit which was on the corner patio has been given bucket stilts and now… Continue reading Where I Am
I haven't managed to make anything for Easter other than my fabric bird but I did add a new decoration to my Easter holiday collection. It is just from Sainsburys but I do like the heart/bird combination.