Life in Lockdown | The Boy Child’s Diary

Back in the mists of time, when school closed and work was sent home, one ongoing topic was for The Boy Child to keep a diary of his days at home. I had him set up with divided page protectors and Project Life-style journaling cards by lunch time of the first day of Home School. … Continue reading Life in Lockdown | The Boy Child’s Diary

Life in Lockdown | Day in the Life – 28 May 2020

06.30: Alarm goes off. The Brainy One is already at work in the office. The Boy Child is still asleep. I get up, clean my teeth and have a quick wash. Dress in shorts and t-shirt. Put the first load of the day (bedding) into the washing machine and switch it on. 07.00: I leave … Continue reading Life in Lockdown | Day in the Life – 28 May 2020

Covid-19 | The Journal | Part 3

Captain Tom made his first appearance in our Covid-19 journal: Also added is our Lockdown Playlist. I simply listed the songs on a few vertical 4x6 journaling cards, popped them into a glassine envelope, which I had mounted on musically-themed patterned paper, and added a few embellishments. The Boy Child has picked up additional chores … Continue reading Covid-19 | The Journal | Part 3

One Little Word | Pause – March and April 2020

I'll be honest here. At the end of March, I had no idea how I would record our One Little Word. Ditto for April. And then thanks to a Saturday afternoon spent scrapbooking with The Best Friend, via the magic of Facetime, I knew ... March: It had to be Lockdown. How could it be … Continue reading One Little Word | Pause – March and April 2020

Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 1

We are currently living through something that future generations will learn about in their school History lessons. As a memory keeper, I felt it was important to create a record of my own family's experience. I'm mostly using pocket pages in 6x8, with cards for the journaling from my favourite In a Creative Bubble. I'm … Continue reading Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 1

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 15 and 16

Week 15: Week 4 of lockdown. Nature continued doing her Spring thing. I made time for scrapbooking. We stood in the front door on Thursday and joined our neighbours in applauding all those working on the front line. Week 16: The week began with a glorious sunrise (which made me surprisingly emotional). There was TV … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 15 and 16