Blog Review | 2017

Happy New Year to you and yours! The last quarter of 2017 saw me giving this blog a lot of thought.  Not about stopping (as so many favourite bloggers appear to have done in 2017), but more about the direction and content.  Earlier in the year, someone had told me that my blog was all … Continue reading Blog Review | 2017

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

December Daily | Manifesto

Welcome to my favourite scrapbooking project of the year!  Let's see what my hopes and dreams for this Christmas season look like ...Yep, I managed a half-way decent selfie (and confess to being rather startled at many grey silver strands I now appear to have on my head) and yep, I managed to remember to wear … Continue reading December Daily | Manifesto

Scrapbooking | What I’ve Been Working On

As someone who scrapbooks pretty much every day and regularly shares what I've created on my Instagram feed, I haven't shared a lot here of late.  With December arriving on Friday and the advent (intended pun, ahem) of December Daily, here's a look at a few of the recently completed pages now gracing assorted albums around … Continue reading Scrapbooking | What I’ve Been Working On

December Daily | Foundation Pages

With less than a month until the beginning of December, I'm planning this year's December Daily album.  This will my tenth year in a row documenting the run up to Christmas Day, and it's still my favourite project.  I toyed with the idea of using a Traveler's Notebook, but in the end settled on an album from Simple … Continue reading December Daily | Foundation Pages

Month in Numbers | October

I don't know where October went.  I seem to have blinked and missed it!  Let's see if October was oarsome {ahem}:During our three days long road trip around the Wiltshire/Gloucestershire borders, we visited 4 new-to-us destinations: Westonbirt Arboretum, Castle Combe, Lacock and Avebury.  We covered some 350 miles, most of which were on beautiful 'B' roads.  … Continue reading Month in Numbers | October

This Weekend I …

At this time of year, I'm envious of Instagram images showing families having a blast in a pumpkin patch.  All those blue skies, cute kids and an overload of, you know, orangeness. This year, however, I had a plan.   Turned out not to be a very good plan, but a plan nonetheless.  We took a short road trip … Continue reading This Weekend I …

Instagram | How to Make The Most of Your Feed

Instagram recently celebrated its 10th birthday and my feed just passed its 1000th post.  Never one to be on trend, I signed up two years ago and thought now was a good time to share a few things I've learned along the way. Instagram is easy to use.  Use the private account option if you must, … Continue reading Instagram | How to Make The Most of Your Feed