Knitting · My other ramblings

My two birds, one stone weekend project

This weekend I have been a busy bee, with putting up all the decorations for Christmas and an eventful trip to the allotment. I have also done a spot of knitting, starting and finishing a project in a weekend. (Only a small project, but it’s still an achievement, right?) I’ll start at the beginning, when…… Continue reading My two birds, one stone weekend project

Baking · My other ramblings

The Disorganised Parent’s Guide to Birthday Cakes

My biggest ‘baby’ turned 7 yesterday, and that meant a cake was needed. Easy, you might say, go to Asda. But no, I wanted to make a homemade one so I could try out my new Wilton icing measuring mat that Mr C and I bought in Hobbycraft just because we had a discount voucher…… Continue reading The Disorganised Parent’s Guide to Birthday Cakes

My other ramblings

Autumn Adventures

This week is half term here, so both the children and myself are not at school. After what feels like such a long time since school started in September, it’s a very welcome break. A combination of various illnesses between us and the darker mornings and evenings have left me feeling somewhat lacklustre, so the…… Continue reading Autumn Adventures

crochet · Knitting

WIP Wednesday-12th September

Everyone here (me included!) is back to school now and the whirlwind routines are in place once again. Craft time is being squeezed in wherever I can manage it, as is blogging time. The Coastal Crochet CAL blanket is still way behind but I’ve managed another two weeks worth. The colours are running out so…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-12th September