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

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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

Knitting · My other ramblings

Be careful what you wish for (and a new approach to knitting!)

The summer holidays are in full swing, and we made the most of it by camping with friends so that we could all have a god catch up. After pitching the tent, we set off on the reasonably short drive to the beach. When we arrived, I joked about how close we had parked to…… Continue reading Be careful what you wish for (and a new approach to knitting!)

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Collect memories, not things (continued)

It’s been a while since I posted-real life kept me exceptionally busy, and the last week has been no exception. Fortunately, however, this week was the good kind of busy. A few months ago, I posted about how we came across the message to collect memories and not things. During the Easter holidays, we bought…… Continue reading Collect memories, not things (continued)