Things are still plodding along slowly in the post-flood recovery. Mostly, we are in a normal routine again, albeit in a different house, with less stuff. Sometimes, I miss the stuff, other times, I plan a huge declutter upon our return. I feel an unease, that I suppose comes along with times of uncertainty (we … Continue reading December: Joy and Peace.
Before we get too far into March I wanted to share my highlights of February. It really felt like we started to climb with weak and weary limbs out of our hibernation holes. The slightly longer days and delicate spring flowers and shoots are bringing us back to life. Slowly. 1 / Birthday visit to … Continue reading In pictures // February
I haven't written very many words this last week. The little one developed a cold over the weekend, and I think I must have a bit of it too as I've felt totally pooped. Well, It could be that, or it could also be the fact that I had a really productive week at home … Continue reading A Week of Two Halves.
Yeah baby, this crafty craft-a-thon just got proper. Basket weaving is the new black. Or something. My Sister-in-law bought me a craft workshop for Christmas. She's the BEST present buyer ever… On my secret Christmas list (just in case anybody asked…) was a magazine subscription and a craft workshop. She scored BOTH and didn't even … Continue reading The one where I weave a basket
I'm not usually one for New Year's Resolutions - I tend to think every day is a chance to change, to start again. I also think January is just about the worst month to start anything remotely virtuous like exercise or ditching any unhealthy habits. Dark nights need dark pursuits ( not vampire slaying or … Continue reading 2014 Things.
Luckily once the day arrived, all the doom and gloom and guilt dissolved! The little Chicken's first Christmas! She loved the puzzle of opening her one present. Yes, ONE present. A wooden xylophone. Well, loads more if you count all the ribbons and bows and wrapping paper. I also managed to sew her a stocking. … Continue reading Slovenly round up post: Part 2.
Eeek… Two weeks since my last post. Well, Christmas happened didn't it? Christmas Shopping. I curse thee. There are only two people that I truly LOVE buying gifts for, and another two that I like buying gifts for. The other people it is a pain - I'm not going to lie. It is the very … Continue reading Slovenly round-up post: Part 1
Pinned it. Made it. Photographed it. PicMonkey'ed it. Blogged it. Thats how we roll. I've been wanting a kitchen white board for a while. Just call me Martha Stewart. Not a pin board (messy - studenty, no thanks.) Not an office one (It's organisation but it's not a. salaried b. boring or c. naff.) … Continue reading Pinned it. Made it.