I am both enjoying redoing the pages of our 2009 album and becoming slightly misty-eyed when looking at photos of The Boy as a toddler. 🙂 Here's a look at a then and now: Did you notice that only two photos from the original layout made it onto the new version?
Category: God Daughter
December Daily | Manifesto & Days 1-5
December Daily is off and running and I’m using the mini book I made recently to record twenty five stories of our Christmas season. Additional journaling cards are from In a Creative Bubble. Every story needs a beginning and that is why I begin every December Daily with a title page and a manifesto. I may … Continue reading December Daily | Manifesto & Days 1-5
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
Me on Monday | 6 June
It was a week of half term travels, the Jubilee and testing. Rozel Bay, Jersey We completed our road trip to Jersey (lots more on that coming soon)We enjoyed a family outing to see Top Gun:Maverick at the cinemaWe went to a fantastic Platinum Jubilee party with The Oldest Friends - our god daughter baked … Continue reading Me on Monday | 6 June
Me on Tuesday | 19 April
It was the second week of the Easter holidays and we had visitors. We took my God Daughter and her parents to Cambridge for the dayWe went out to brunchWe went to Kew GardensTilly went for an overdue haircutOur visitors went homeThe Boy and I went book buying in HatchardsThe Boy and I went to … Continue reading Me on Tuesday | 19 April
Me on Monday | 11 April
It was the first week of the Easter holidays. A week of changeable weather, daily outings and holiday homework. The Boy went for his dental check-upThe Boy and I browsed the military book sections of Hatchards and Waterstones PiccadillyThe Boy and I visited the Covid Memorial on London's South BankThere was a week day walk … Continue reading Me on Monday | 11 April
December Daily | Days 1-5
December Daily is off and running. I'm using a 6x8 album and journaling/filler cards from In a Creative Bubble. 🙂 Day 1 was about the Christmas gift to myself - a mammogram. I paired this with a seasonal postcard I received from a stationers and the Christmas posting information leaflet from the Post Office. Day … Continue reading December Daily | Days 1-5
Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – One Year on
This time last year, I never imagined I'd be trying to marshall my thoughts into some sort of coherent post about how the last 365 days have been for me and my family. It is perhaps easiest if I divide my thoughts into two columns - positives and negatives ... Positives: Lockdowns work. They're hard … Continue reading Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – One Year on
How Was Your Weekend?
How did you spend your weekend? Despite being under a stay-at-home order, this past weekend turned out to be quite a full one. 🙂 Saturday - Up at 08.00, bed at 22.30. Step count - 11,623: Shower and breakfastWalked 4 laps of the park with Tilly - the outside temperature was -3C, so I kept … Continue reading How Was Your Weekend?
Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 5
To be honest, I'd rather forgotten about the Covid-19 journal ... however, now that we have a semblance of normality in our lives with The Boy Child back at school, I've picked it up again. Into the album has gone a haircut - just the story and a single embellishment: Included next was a visit … Continue reading Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 5