Feeling unsettled

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Eeek,  it’s Friday and I should be writing about my Friday treat but today I am feeling too unsettled to think about spoiling myself. Today my eldest son is taking part in the Young Voices Choir at the 02 with … Continued

Back to normal…

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Much as I love the excitement of Christmas and New Year I am a creature of habit and it is with some relief that I am ironing school uniform, cleaning shoes and making preparations for going back to normal when … Continued

Finally a Friday Treat!!

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Friday treats have been seriously neglected recently. The last month has been a whirlwind of poppy making, magazine photo shooting (so exciting!) and Christmas fair preparing. So my Fridays have been crammed full of work with sadly not a single … Continued

Friday Treat

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It’s been a funny old week. I was feeling really grumpy on Monday. My husband has been working long hours recently which means that as well as doing the usual school runs, tea times and bath times on my own, … Continued

Lessons in Life/Crochet

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I think it’s fair (though possibly a little melodramatic) to say that crochet has changed my life.  I learnt to crochet while pregnant with my 4th child. My other children were 6, 3 and 1 and we had just moved … Continued

Friday Treat!

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  Two weeks ago I blogged about my plan to have a ‘friday treat’ every week as a reward for good behaviour! (Read more here). Normally I like to have my treat during the day while the children are at … Continued

Have you met Martha??

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Martha the mannequin is my ever loyal, long suffering assistant-we make a great team as she keeps her opinions to herself and looks fab in everything I make! And she is company of a kind… A sickness bug has been … Continued

1950s’ kitsch!

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  When it comes to collecting vintage treasures I have very eclectic tastes. I love china, glass and textiles from different eras whether it be 1920s art deco, 1950s kitsch or 1970s retro. I think part of the appeal is … Continued