Let’s Sit and Have a Cup of Tea | December

More edible gifts being given this year Hello and thank you for joining me in a cup of tea. As we are now in December, the festive mugs and teapot have been dusted off and pressed into service. How are you getting along with your Christmas planning? Mine is coming along nicely, as most of … Continue reading Let’s Sit and Have a Cup of Tea | December

Month in Numbers | November 2022

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 November. 36 walks with Tilly 14 online Step classes via YouTube 30 … Continue reading Month in Numbers | November 2022

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading November 2022

Two of the books I read had a festive theme, which was accidentally timely. Always, in December | Emily Stone | Kindle | A debut novel which caught me by surprise. I thought this would be an uplifting read; it turned out to be anything but. The story is well written and draws you in … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading November 2022

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