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17 For 2017-November Update

In November, I did a few things that weren’t on my list of goals for the year, including my first craft fair and starting a new (permanent!) job, but I haven’t even thought about my ‘real’ goals until today. I have a feeling that progress may not have been exactly great, since my attention was…… Continue reading 17 For 2017-November Update

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Book Advent Calendar 2017 

Immediately after the craft fair last Saturday, Mr C and I began our Christmas preparations. For us, this involved wrapping all of the books for our advent calendar for the children. We had made the most of an offer at The Works and ordered 10 new ones to replace old/broken books and those which were…… Continue reading Book Advent Calendar 2017 

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The Quest For the Perfect Pompom

I’m normally quite a stubborn person (determined is a nicer world!) and therefore I don’t give up easily. Despite me declaring in my WIP Wednesday post that I was ‘quitting’ making home made pompoms, my fellow bloggers have aided and abetted me by providing links, and my stubborn side won over. In the name of…… Continue reading The Quest For the Perfect Pompom

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17 For 2017-October Update

October was a funny old month that seems to have literally flown by. It held sickness, worry, new job prospects and a handful of birthdays so I guess there’s little wonder it felt like a short month, despite it’s 31 days. 17 cupboards/drawers/storage areas sorted (17) I have tackled some of the areas from earlier…… Continue reading 17 For 2017-October Update

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An ‘Incredible’ Birthday Card

Today my son is 6, and, as is usual in the run up to these events, I asked him what he wanted on his birthday card. I could nearly have predicted that he would ask for Hulk, but I thought I’d better check. Having left it ridiculously late to make it, last night I cheated…… Continue reading An ‘Incredible’ Birthday Card