February 27, 2018

... with a whimper more than a bang, but we so rarely get any snow living by the coast that its a rare wintry treat.  It's trying to snow again but I can't see our snow shovel getting any action anytime soon.

I've nothing but feet on my mind at the moment, alas min...

February 24, 2018

Well the forecasts for next week are somewhat chilly with promises of weather courtesy of Siberia but today whilst a tad nippy is a beautiful sunny day here in St Annes 

The weather inspired me to venture into the shed to make some new fabric brooches in time for M...

February 19, 2018

I've always wanted to be musical, hugely admired those that can play a musical instrument.  The problem with my achieving this is two fold, firstly I have no natural musical ability and secondly I have the attention span of a gnat; so the dedication required to learn a...

February 18, 2018

I know it sounds like a poor pantomime mash up but it does succinctly sum up my day today.  I'm spending, what has turned out to be a cold and dull Sunday into a washathon, whilst lovely to have guests the bedding and towels for a small army need to be laundered and to...

February 14, 2018

..... and relax.  So after the spring clean to end all spring cleans and baking and cooking in preparation of our lovely house guests, its time to breathe.  It was so lovely to be so busy and to have a house full including 3 boisterous, funny, beautiful boys bringing l...

February 7, 2018

Well this not working for a living milarkey is a breeze, I'm totally smashing it ;), still feels incredibly surreal and I haven't really got my new life organised and properly planned, I suppose I'm still in wind down mode before I wind back up again. 

Well I say w...

February 4, 2018

I had a hankering for some fresh homemade soda bread.  The thing with soda bread is you need buttermilk and as such its not a bread that you can (unless you're in the buttermilk business) make just in the moment without schlepping out to the shops, or can you (ha) .......

February 3, 2018

The marvellous Mr E went with me to my first Craft Exhibition/ Fair.  I have been to lots of craft and art fairs and very soon I will be selling at one or two, but these are usually small and artisan and pretty.  This was a Craft Fair on steroids with what seemed like...

February 1, 2018

Welcome to my blog, whilst there will be some crafting and card making posts, it will be filled with general ramblings about life, home and aimlessly trying to live a more frugal, simple, thoughtful life.

I faced the fear and there were lots of fears and resigned from p...

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