When I first started reading blogs there were a few crafty terms that I just didn't understand. What was a WIP? What Is a CAL? Well, a CAL is a 'crochet-a-long'. You buy a kit and then the pattern is released a week at a time and you all work on it together. At least… Continue reading ‘Crochet a long’ so far
I am so looking forward to taking part in a crochet-a-long. I've never done one before and when I saw the Scheepjes Hygge Cal I couldn't resist. It brings together two of my favourite things - crochet and embroidery. I wouldn't even think of having a go if it wasn't for the online tutorials that… Continue reading CAL
I've spent the last half hour looking through the photos on my laptop. To start with I was looking for a particular photo but after a while I was just enjoying the summer memories. Did my allotment really look like that? Was the garden that colourful? Enjoy a look back at summer.. Do you have… Continue reading let’s remember
There is a problem here - the last post was all about getting fit and healthy and this post will feature home baked goodies! So last week started well but ended with a day spent in the kitchen - which is actually one of my favourite things to do. I also made a cake but… Continue reading catching up
new year - lots and lots of chocolates and biscuits (christmas gifts) have been eaten (mainly just to get them out of the house!!). So walking has begun. I used to walk somewhere everyday but when you work from home it's easy to spend a day not moving from your house. So I have found… Continue reading morning walk
The garden has a few flowers during winter which is very welcome. The clematis is 'Freckles' (at least I'm pretty sure it is - it was here when we bought the house ). The yellow flower is winter jasmine. So far 2017 has been all about toothache - Paracetamol is my best friend till the… Continue reading flowers
This year has just gone by so fast! My son did his GCSE's and we all survived. Decorating was done. The allotment weeds were almost vanquished. Our family holiday was one of the best ever. But a lot was left undone and the year just sped by. I am thinking that the years when your… Continue reading goodbye 2016 -why did you fly by?