OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

As I said in my last post about my 'Nourish' Traveler's Notebook, it's looking decidedly fat and bulky. But that isn't stopping me from trying to fill the last few pages. First up this month refers to our annual Non Christmas Christmas Party.  It's a lot of work and a lot of fun.I love to … Continue reading OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

Weekday Walks | Christmas Windows

The Boy Child and I spent a day recently roaming London's West End checking out the Christmas windows.  We began at Knightsbridge and ended at Green Park, having covered Sloane Street, Berkeley Square and Bond Street in between. Here's a few of our favourites ...  ~ Harrods ~ Because who doesn't wear a dress like … Continue reading Weekday Walks | Christmas Windows

December Daily 2018 | Manifesto and Days 1-5

Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year.  Let's begin by seeing what my hopes and dreams for this Christmas season look like … My manifesto for December Daily 2018 came down to just a few sentences (and they were inspired by the ever-brilliant Ali Edwards): December, welcome back!  Twenty five days in which … Continue reading December Daily 2018 | Manifesto and Days 1-5

Five Ways to Give Back this Christmas

Christmas is the season of giving, right?  It can, however, also be the season where everything becomes a little too hectic and you lose sight of what's important.  The Brainy One and I have given to charity all year round for all of our married life, but for the last few years we have stepped … Continue reading Five Ways to Give Back this Christmas

Dear Mum and Dad

Back in the Summer, I made The Boy Child a Secret Keeper ...  after I'd had a chat with him about Santa.  He wasn't very impressed with neither me nor the 'secret', truth be told, but he rallied when I pointed out he could still write a Christmas Wish List. Did you notice that he … Continue reading Dear Mum and Dad

December Daily | Foundation Pages

Welcome to this year's December Daily; it's my favourite project of the year.  Ordinarily I begin work on the foundation pages in mid-October, but this year there was a blip in my plan. The calendar was a free download from Ali. The kit I'd ordered via Scrapbook & Cards Today in late September failed to … Continue reading December Daily | Foundation Pages

December Daily | Days 21-25

Welcome to my favourite project of the year!  Let's see how days 21-25 turned out: Day 21: The first day of the school holidays and we marked it with a visit to the Panto in the West End.  It was really quite rude in places.A simple 7x5 photo of The Boy Child, with journaling on the reverse, … Continue reading December Daily | Days 21-25

December Daily | Days 16-20

Welcome to my favourite project of the year!  Let's see how days 16-20 looked: Day 16:  A fun day in town with our visitors and home in time for pyjamas, Champagne and the Strictly final. Day 17:  One set of house guests left and another one arrived.  Herman the tortoise came on his holidays as his … Continue reading December Daily | Days 16-20