Today, exactly 10 weeks after the builders arrived at our house, the baton was passed to us. They have finished the basics of our extension-the walls are plastered and woodwork is in place, so now we begin the mammoth task of decorating. Upstairs we have a bathroom to decorate, as well as our daughter’s room…… Continue reading Let the decorating commence!
As the title says, we are currently in limbo (not the kind you can create with a rake balanced on two upturned buckets!) because we don’t actually know where to plant anything so our growing season has yet to start. You see, we have our name down to swap allotments but we have no idea…… Continue reading A Game of Allotment Limbo
For her birthday, my daughter was given a knitting set. It had in it a pompom maker, a french knitting doll and some knitting needles, as well as a lot of yarn. She was very keen to get started, so I suggested trying the french knitting or the pompom. She, however, was insistent that she…… Continue reading A Mini Knitter
This week started with me having grand plans of starting a new WIP. The yarn gods had other plans for me though! Two days later, I had unravelled every knot and was able to begin my planned project. This rainbow cotton yarn has been in my stash for almost two years and I finally found…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-24th April
We are in week 2 of the Easter holidays, so we’ve been ever so busy going places. On the days Mr C has been off, we have ventured quite far from home which allowed me to do some car knitting/crochet between navigating duties. I sort of lost the love for knitting and crochet last week-I…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-17th April
Whilst the builders are working on our house. we are trying to get the allotment in shape for the growing season. Our aim this year is to keep it very simple, as once the builders finish in about 4 weeks we take over and start decorating so our time for allotmenteering will be quite limited.…… Continue reading 2019 Allotment Plans
Our daughter turned 5 last week, and for that particular birthday we celebrate with a big party, where we invite all of the children we know inside and outside of school. For a party this size, a larger venue than our house is required (especially since the house is literally a building site!) so we…… Continue reading An Almost-Magical Party