During 2021, I created a fair amount of traditional 12x12 scrapbook pages. Out of that number, three designs were standout favourites and regular readers will know that each of these designs was used more than once. The grid design first made an appearance in early March and was one of the most liked of my … Continue reading Scrapping in 2021 | Favourite Layouts
It was a week where not much happened, probably because we stayed close to home. The Boy was pinged a second time for a possible Covid-19 contact - three of his classmates subsequently tested positive - so he had another 7 days of daily lateral flow testsI went to the orthodontist to have my permanent … Continue reading Me on Monday | 17 January
As we get to grips with 2022, let’s see how the numbers for December looked: 8 visits with friends and family 57 Christmas cards written and addressed 64 Christmas cards posted 1st class 22 photos of the West End's decorations at night 16 Christmas presents wrapped up 15 thank-you notes written by The Boy - … Continue reading Month in Numbers | December 2021
In the blink of an eye, he's 15 years old. Funny, loving, nudging 6'0", opinionated and would be military historian.
Twenty twenty two marks my/our 12th year of One Little Word. This year’s word was difficult to pin down – I had a list of six possible words for quite a while. But in the end, it was redefine that constantly floated to the surface. Redefine will allow another year of challenges, of new growth with fresh … Continue reading One Little Word 2022 | Redefine
Day 21: was the day The Boy received his second dose. I used a 3x8 card for the journaling. Day 22: was the day I did the last of the food shopping and the last of the gift wrapping. The photos and journaling card were cut in half diagonally to add visual interest. I then … Continue reading December Daily | Days 21-25
Sunset, 4 January 2022 We spent the new year with our closest friends - buffet supper, drinks and lots of laughing. All of us took lateral flow tests on the 29th and again on the morning of the 31st.I broke a piece off my newly repaired retaining bar (lower set of teeth).The Boy and I … Continue reading Me on Monday | 10 January | The Extended Version
I’ve a number of books on pre-order – more than enough titles to see me through many more months of Covid uncertainty. 🙂 Please note that the release dates are for the UK – other countries may well have a different one. Ooh, look ... the new anything to do with books and reading photo … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Titles on Pre-Order
During my mid-December cyber crop with The Oldest Friend, amid the chat and the mugs of tea, I made two layouts - both of which had been inspired by layouts seen in the current edition of Scrapbook and Cards Today magazine. For the final spread of 2021's One Little Word | Heart, I scraplifted the … Continue reading Scrapping in 2021 | One Little Word’s Final Layout and a Just Because Festive One
In the run up to festive season, The Brainy One and I discussed the whole ethos of Christmas present buying; we agreed that we would be more considerate in our purchasing, only buying things that would truly be used and loved. Could there be a more ideal pair of socks for me (apart from these, … Continue reading What Was Your Best/Favourite Christmas Present?