Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine | November

One event in October embodied our One Little Word –  notification that The Boy was eligible to receive an Autumn Covid booster. I adapted the design from one I had seen on the Instagram feed and blog of Felicity Jane Studio and am really pleased with how it turned out. The photo was printed out at 8.5 x … Continue reading Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine | November

Me on Monday | 28 November

It was a week of mixed weather, for cracking on with Christmas planning and embracing the football. 🙂 I watched England v Iran - I had great fun telling "Goal!!!" six times, much to Tilly's bemusement (WFH is a definite perk when the match is played at 1pm) - respect to the Iranian team for … Continue reading Me on Monday | 28 November

For the Love of Books | What’s Your Favourite Cozy Read During December?

Do you have a favourite read that you pick up every December? One that can only be described as cozy? Is it Christmas-themed or is December simply a plot starting point? I re-read One Day in December by Josie Silver and have done so since 2019 (when I read it twice). This page-turner tells the … Continue reading For the Love of Books | What’s Your Favourite Cozy Read During December?

Crop in the Country | Kitty Boo Crafts | What I Created | The Ribbon Wreath

The ribbon wreath looks complicated but is actually super simple to make. The Best Friend and I took our kits back to our hotel room and constructed them while drinking tea and watching the Festival of Remembrance on my laptop. There were six different ribbon types, and each length of ribbon was cut into 20" … Continue reading Crop in the Country | Kitty Boo Crafts | What I Created | The Ribbon Wreath

Crop in the Country | Kitty Boo Crafts | What I Created | Part Two

All the classes available at the Kitty Boo CraftAway were self-paced and festive-themed. I spent most of Saturday making the mini book (which much, much longer than anticipated) and by late afternoon and into Sunday, I was ready to tackle something else. I made the fourth spread simply because I liked it. The ribbon is actually too far to … Continue reading Crop in the Country | Kitty Boo Crafts | What I Created | Part Two

Crop in the Country | Kitty Boo Crafts | What I Created | Part One

All the classes available at the Kitty Boo CraftAway were self-paced and festive-themed. I spent most of Saturday making the mini book (which much, much longer than anticipated) and by late afternoon, I was ready to tackle something else. The first 12x12 spread was a simple grid pattern and I used photos from a Christmas … Continue reading Crop in the Country | Kitty Boo Crafts | What I Created | Part One

Me on Monday | 21 November

It was a wet and windy week, and my wellies still leak ... guess what has gone onto my Christmas list ... Late afternoon mist The Boy missed a day of school with a high temperature and an upset tummy; he had a negative lateral flow test I wrapped a few Christmas presents Our energy … Continue reading Me on Monday | 21 November

Four Things I’m Doing In November To Prep For Christmas

A few days ago, I saw someone on Instagram mention that this feels like the best two weeks of the year – there’s all the fun anticipation of the holidays but it’s not quite go-time yet. Here are some of the things I’m doing right now to prep for the festive season so I can … Continue reading Four Things I’m Doing In November To Prep For Christmas

Crop in the Country | Kitty Boo CraftAway | Essex

The Best Friend and I spent last weekend inside a function room of a large golf club in semi-rural Essex. We were there for the Kitty Boo CraftAway, which is run by the immensely talented Karen. Crop delegates Required selfie with The Best Friend There were twelve festive-themed classes on offer, all suitable to be … Continue reading Crop in the Country | Kitty Boo CraftAway | Essex

December Daily 2022 | The Foundation Pages

December Daily is my favourite craft project of the year. But this year, just like last, I’ve found that I’ve been slow to make a start on any foundation pages. I'd had the album (6×8) and cards from In a Creative Bubble ready to go for awhile, but I’d been dragging my feet. Luckily, I went to … Continue reading December Daily 2022 | The Foundation Pages