Wednesday, 9 December 2009
mia is 6-7 years old. shes a sweetheart and loves snuggling up on the sofa!
Thursday, 26 November 2009
she climbs all over us and just falls asleep. shes very calming and gives me a lovely warm feeling when we cuddle up!
Saturday, 21 November 2009
Thursday, 12 November 2009
this hooded top was made using a chunky wool which i found at my local wool shop.
please excuse the model eating her sweetie, she refused to model unless she finished her treat!
it can be made to order. child's size is £25.00. its beautifully warm and perfect for those winter months!
Wednesday, 11 November 2009
Friday, 6 November 2009
Tuesday, 3 November 2009
its lovely and warm! i made it from a pattern in Lets Knit magazine.
knitted from chunky denim sirdar wool.
it turned out so well that I'm making my mum one for Christmas! they really are super warm and comfortable.
Sunday, 1 November 2009
it was halloween yesterday. i dont really enjoy it and have tried not to get involved in it but has anyone else noticed the big consumer push this year?
the shops seem to be brimming over with costumes, toys, food and i even saw a baby's pair of booties in tesco! it is becoming so americanized and, although i am not anti-USA i do wish us brits could be our own country instead of following american customs like trick or treat.
i guess that alot of people will call me a bah hum bug but thats how i feel!!
one good thing though........ once Halloween is over i know its not long till good old crimbo!
Thursday, 22 October 2009
Wednesday, 14 October 2009
Monday, 12 October 2009
Image by alexdecarvalho via Flickr
i love the autumn and winter they are my favourite seasons. no doubt about it! what i don't like is the fact my body changes to adapt the the difference
this ends up with a crazy sleep pattern! two teenagers who wont get out of bed! (in fact that happens when its summer as well) and the old battle of when to put the heating on! i have a rule that I've always stuck to. it is on 1st November, off the 1st march! regardless of the weather. if you are cold put on a jumper and bed socks and i never let the house get too hot. i think if we all stuck to that rule then the benefits to the environment would be great but also we would save money which is even better!
winter ahh lovley
Thursday, 8 October 2009
they are patchwork on the front and plain fabric on the back.
they tie up with a draw string. great for putting under the christmas tree. i have also been making smaller ones that hang on the tree. really pretty way to give your loved one a present
tree hanging bags
medium sacks Approx 1ft x1ft £7.00
large sacks approx 2ft x 2ft
personalised with one name for £1.00
if you would like to buy one please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, 7 October 2009
Tuesday, 6 October 2009
Sunday, 4 October 2009
Childrens Tree Hanging Stockings.
tree hanging dolls
Father and Mrs Christmas, Elf & Angel
£10 a set
crocheted hats £6 each.
many colours custom made
Saturday, 3 October 2009
and also the beautiful fabric gets to be shown off!
Friday, 2 October 2009
Thursday, 1 October 2009
Wednesday, 30 September 2009
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today ive decided to declutter the house!
with five of us living in a two bedroomed house it is quite hard to keep on top of all the clutter and junk that we seem to gather!
i always find that the best time to do this is when the children are out as they cant see what im getting rid of and dont try to retrive everything from the bin!
i try to keep on top of everything but it doesnt seem to work! sometimes i feel like im fighting a losing battle!
i need some kind of system for housework. ive had my own home for sixteen years but i still struggle to get in to some kind of routine! will it ever happen?
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