Today's word prompt on the HSMSHS page on Facebook is duck. Here you can see Mr Duck on our local pond. I love how he appears to be paddling! I know that the light is all wrong but, you know what, I like the shot!
Month: September 2009
SLYMI: Week 39
A nice and easy one this week: scrap with your own handwriting; something I do a lot of already.
Recipe For Gnocchi With Pesto & Tomatoes
My new bloggie friend Martha (you can find her at A Sense Of Humour Is Essential) requested the recipe for the gnocchi dish I mentioned last week. Here it is:Serves 2 adults (or 1 adult and 3 little people servings).500g pack of ready-made gnocchi250g mozzarella cheese, cut into thin slicescherry tomatoes, as many as you … Continue reading Recipe For Gnocchi With Pesto & Tomatoes
Hello and welcome to Pink Saturday. Thanks are due again to our wonderful hostess Beverly at How Sweet The Sound; do stop by for links to much more pink! This week I'm showcasing a beautiful embroidery stitched by my sister as a gift for me many years ago. By my reckoning, it must now be … Continue reading Pink Saturday
HSMSHS on Facebook: Fungus
Today's prompt on the HSMSHS page on Facebook is fungus (!). This shot was taken at Kew Gardens last October.
SLYMI: Week 38
This week's challenge was to scrap a lesson learned: that there isn't really much different between a flower and a weed, it's all down to preference! A flower is an educated weed ~ Luther Burbank.
Pink Saturday: Another GiveAway
In the continuing spirit of looking to de-clutter my life and recognising the generosity of fellow Pink Saturday devotees out there in Blogland, I've another give away this week in honour of Pink Saturday. On offer this week is this cute photo frame (3.5" x 2.75" approx) and this gorgeous mini-book (5.5" x 3.5" approx … Continue reading Pink Saturday: Another GiveAway
A Better Day
I'm pleased to report that day was much better than yesterday. The Boy Child and I had our YMCA class this morning and were surprised when The Brainy One decided to join us (I think, in part, because he doesn't actually believe me when I tell him how The Boy Child behaves some weeks!). So, … Continue reading A Better Day
Pink Saturday: A GiveAway
Welcome to Pink Saturday and thank you for dropping by suburbia. Today, as ever, is hosted by Beverly over at How Sweet The Sound, so do drop by her blog for lashings of pinkness. This is the 3rd Pink Saturday that I have taken part in and what has struck the most is the kindness … Continue reading Pink Saturday: A GiveAway
SLYMI: Week 37
This week's challenge was to scrap with metal. The best I could come up with was a small butterfly on the photo and 3 metal brads. I used silver coloured cardstock and patterned papers to convey the suggestion of metal.