Well, hello, and thanks so much for joining me for a cup of tea. I am hoping that February is a quiet month for us, after all the highs and lows of January. I would offer you a slice of cake to go with your tea, but we don't have any. The desire to bake … Continue reading Let’s Sit and Have a Cup of Tea | February 2023
I’m continuing with the theme begun back in 2020 – an album title page and one layout per month. The title page still needs to be created, but the page for January is ready to go into the album. There was a lot to chose from, but I settled on The Boy beginning work experience. … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2023 | January
I’ve noted all my numbers this month, more out of habit than anything else. I seem to have run out of enthusiasm for making a Project Life style scrapbook page, so I’m simply going to record them here. Let's see what the numbers made of January. 50 walks with Tilly 31 sessions of online Pilates 15 online … Continue reading Month in Numbers | January 2023
The Love of My Other Life by C.J. Connelly | paperback | I received this for Christmas | I quite enjoyed this, but found the plot a little confusing at times. The People on Platform Five by Clare Pooley | Kindle | A group of disparate people are thrown together and gradually become friends as their lives change … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading January 2023
It was a week of wintry weather, of Tilly needing a shower after her daily walks and heartbreaking news. Brunch I had some routine blood tests, all within the normal parameters A friend joined Tilly and me on one of our walks I fitted draft excluder tape around our backdoor, simple to do and immediately … Continue reading Me on Monday | 30 January
We are so grateful and excited for this opportunity that he has been given. He appears to be nailing it.
There are still quite a few weeks to wait before my solo adventure in New York City, but that hasn't stopped me from beginning to put my Traveler's Notebook together. 🙂 All the journaling/filler cards are from In a Creative Bubble, patterned paper from Doodlebug Design and embellishments are from my stash. I trimmed pages … Continue reading New York City 2023 | Traveler’s Notebook
I am both enjoying redoing the pages of our 2009 album and becoming slightly misty-eyed when looking at photos of The Boy as a toddler. 🙂 Here's a look at a then and now: Did you notice that only three photos from the original layout made it onto the new version?
The Boy is now of an age where what we watch on the television together is mostly of interest to all of us. Here's a short list of shows that we have enjoyed recently, should you be curious. The Rig | Amazon Prime | Sci-Fi/Fantasy is not my usual thing, but I'm surprised to find … Continue reading Around Here | What We Have Watched Recently
It was a quieter week at home, which was welcome. It was also a much colder week, which was not so welcome. Blood tests were rescheduled for next week We marked several family birthdays, the birth of a baby and the loss of an uncle I went to the salon to have my eyebrows done … Continue reading Me on Monday | 23 January