I have surprised myself recently with how successfully I have been able to get my craft on. The summer is always a busy time in our family with birthdays and fathers day and so to personalise these events a little and to cut down the cost I decided to try my hand at making a couple of gifts with my new found skills and hobbies. I also hoped it would determine… View Post

We bought our house about 4.5 years ago – we live in a 3 bed back to back terrace which is nothing glam but we’re south facing, have a reasonable sized garden, big rooms and its OURS! Of course I would love nothing more than to have a hallway and dining room but its a sacrifice you make for your hubs to study and to invest in the future. We both… View Post

Since becoming a mother and being at home almost full time, my desire to be able to sew has increased significantly. I learn’t to sew/use a sewing machine whilst in high school and I remember my mum doing a little bit here and there and letting us use her sewing machine for the occasional up-cycle project as a teen. My memory tells me I did pretty well with it which is… View Post

The doctors have told me for the last 6 weeks that Poppy would be early – I’ve had a lot of fluid, she has a syndrome blah blah blah im 39+ weeks and im STILL waiting! Ive been waiting for weeks and NOTHING IS HAPPENING! Under normal circumstances this waiting period would be spent sorting baby clothes, building cribs/travel systems, triple checking you have everything and ‘nesting’! This isn’t very… View Post