Happy New Year

Well, 2012, you were not the easiest year I’ve ever had, what with all the renovating we’ve been doing. It’s been worth it though. There’s more of that to come in 2013 too, as I write this there’s a mostly demolished wall in our bedroom and the power has been turned off in here for 2 days because there were power points on the demolished wall. Good thing we’re on holidays and don’t really need an alarm clock. For quite some years I’ve said I don’t do New Year’s resolutions but I seem to have changed my mind this year … Continue reading Happy New Year

The stuff of nightmares

After waking rather early this morning and then not being able to go back to sleep, because of a combination of a slightly sore ear, a snoring husband, and a cat who had decided that the best way to get breakfast was to stand perched on my hip bone with his rather significant weight concentrated mostly onto two very pokey paws, I managed to drop off again for an extra sleep-in. Adam had got up and the boys were in the study next to my bedroom playing computer games, the dog had taken up residence in Adam’s spot on the … Continue reading The stuff of nightmares

Pay it forward – Facebook edition

Back in early January I signed myself up for the Facebook version of the handmade giveaway meme that I participated in back in March ’09. Pay it Forward 2011I promise to send something handmade to the first 5 people who leave a comment here. They in turn must post this and send something they make to the first 5 people who comment on their status. The rules are that it must be handmade by you and it must be sent to your 5 people sometime in 2011. At the time I had 3 people sign up, and then Facebook moved … Continue reading Pay it forward – Facebook edition

Blog giveaway: From me to you – a gift.

Update: Entries are now closed, the winner will be announced soon! **************Well, one of you anyway! Here’s the rundown on what will be going in the package that I hope to be sending off to one of my lovely readers on Monday: 1 pair of Christmas tree earrings in either green or clear crystal (your choice) – as per my first post about this giveaway. Swarovski crystal on sterling silver ear hooks 1 pair of Snowman earrings – this is the first pair of these that I’ve made, I’ll be doing some more tonight and they’ll be going into my … Continue reading Blog giveaway: From me to you – a gift.