Monthly Archives: November 2010

Twenty Two

Its the first time I have ever felt old, or older, on a birthday. I suddenly feel no longer young, no longer naive, no longer a girl. Its a good thing. Ive been a mother for over four years, and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday In Black And White

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Summer is Sleeping

Im not a fan of winter, due to many things. What I’m missing at the moment is the sponteneity of heading out on a country walk with a picnic of sandwiches, and just exploring for the day. We keep trying, but … Continue reading

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Giveaway Winner

2 Random number generated Nov 19 2010 at 13:11:29 by  And the winner is Wendy of Inside The Wendy House. Wendy wins this felt heart filled with lavender from my garden. Congratulations Wendy, send me your details via email … Continue reading

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Tactical Improvements

Tara at Sticky Fingers has given us a challenge for this week’s Gallery: to take an “after” picture of one of our existing pictures. I’ve done some thinking outside the box. So, here is my before photo: What is he … Continue reading

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Remembering Them

He’s been noticing the advertisement posters of the wounded soldier and asking about them. I wasn’t sure how much to tell him. Although I would like him to know about it all, he is definately too young to understand properly. … Continue reading

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And So, I Sew (Day Zero) And A Giveaway!

One of the tasks on my day zero list I was most excited about was getting a sewing machine. During my childhood, my mum made several things for all of us on her’s and when my sister received a machine … Continue reading

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Paper Mache with a Four Year Old

What I have learned: Paper mache is actually a lot more mess than you will remember it being when you used it as a child. Its also a lot more difficult to make than you realised, and it tastes disgusting. … Continue reading

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Autumn Bakeoff

Autumn: it’s all about comfort food. Shepherd’s pie made from scratch, straight out of the oven and onto the table. A huge pot of soup with all sorts thrown in and rustic bread rolls for dipping. Casseroles, pies, seasonal fruit and vegetables, a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Autumn at the Park

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