Actually it was 3 last week but I didn’t have time to type a post in between doing jobs to prepare for building work! I didn’t realise until WordPress reminded me, however it was a pleasant surprise. The idea that I dreamed up 3 years ago, and which was named in the multi storey car…… Continue reading Craftandothercrazyplans is 3!
I do love a relaxing Sunday, especially at this time of year when it still gets dark early and its perfectly acceptable to be in pyjamas at 7pm. The new year clean up is still underway, but I’ve taken a slow approach to it and can see lots of progress already. (We do need to…… Continue reading Sunday Catch Up
Happy New Year! 2018 was a funny one, with lots achieved (but not as much as I’d like). The main thing we achieved, and it was a slog with lots of silly little hoops to jump through, was getting planning permission for a house extension. Next challenge-finding a builder who responds to messages and has…… Continue reading My 2019 Guidelines
Merry Christmas everyone, I do hope you are all enjoying this hazy week between Christmas and New Year. It’s one of my favourite parts of Christmas as the wrapping and stress are all done, and we can relax and play with all of the new toys (I do love building Lego models!), visit friends and…… Continue reading My Christmas 2018 Crafting
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
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
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