When a friend bought an iPad Mini cover in the shape of a Minion for The Boy Child, I knew that the story would end up on a scrapbook page.I used a layout called Like This by Lisa Saunders as my jumping off point. (See p12 of the current edition of Scrap365 magazine.)I used washi … Continue reading The One about the iPad Cover
Month: March 2014
I'm not one for a lot of fuss on Mother's Day. This year, however, I was spoilt with a number of cards. And enough flowers to start my own florist shop. The result of hosting Afternoon Tea the day before Mother's Day. Daffodils and orchids, with enough daffs to fill two vases. And tulips. Gorgeous … Continue reading Mother’s Day
We hosted Afternoon Tea today for 22 people today ... ... and it was amazing. Entertaining at home and with child-friendly timings is definitely working for us.
Five on Friday
Five things about my Friday:1) School-related Coffee Mornings have been a lot more fun of late.2) We went shopping for tomorrow's Afternoon Tea/Drinks Party. We bought the store's own brand of Champagne in the end, which is half the price of my favourite brand and just as delicious. 3) Shoe/boot shopping with The Boy Child … Continue reading Five on Friday
Sharing a Cuppa
Hi, hi, c'mon in out of the cold. Don't be fooled by the weak sunshine, the wind has a nasty nip to it! How are you? Well, I trust?I'm ready for a cuppa and a spot of lunch. How about you? I'm just in the middle of putting a engagement/wedding scrapbook together for one of … Continue reading Sharing a Cuppa
Zoom In | Zoom Out
The lockers at the gym are identical.A large percentage of us have the same type of padlock.In true scrapbookers style, I recognise mine by the piece of ribbon hanging from it.Helena hosts Zoom In | Zoom Out every Wednesday; why not stop by?
It wasn't anything out of the ordinary.I sat down at my PC after lunch for a quick 20 minutes of blog reading.This is what I happened. I nobly recreated the scene, just for you, dear readers.Generous to a fault, that's me.
Home Sweet Home?
Do you love where you live?I don't.I hear myself say that and know that it sounds ungrateful.I live in a house not of my choosing, but it is a very nice house.It's just not my home.My recent post about home being in the details, coupled with Becky's post last year about stories of home, has had … Continue reading Home Sweet Home?
The winner of my book is ...... the lovely Deb at Paper Turtle.#3: I would love to win a copy of your book, Ruth!The thought of writing a WHOLE book is so overwhelming to me. I do much better on a small scale with short stories posted on my blog. :o)~ Deb and The Boy Child: … Continue reading Book Winner
Snapshot of a Sunday
It's been a busy weekend, for The Boy Child in particular.Yesterday there was a swimming date with his friends.We've had cousins visiting.This morning, he had a bowling party.And this time, we were prepared and he was happy.Which left me feeling a little less stressed and able to enjoy a cuppa with another mum.There's just one … Continue reading Snapshot of a Sunday