This post has taken me a long time to write, but after much debating I decided I needed to write it so I can get back to crafty posts-it’s been a stumbling block for me for a while. 2019 was meant to be a very exciting year, and in some ways it has as we…… Continue reading A Mixed Bag of a Year
Despite the title, this post has nothing to do with our house extension, and everything to do with a post I wrote around a year ago about single use plastics. By chance, I came across some information about eco bricks, which are an increasingly popular way to deal with some types of plastic. Basically, an…… Continue reading Bricking it!
It is a very exciting week in our house as building work on our long-awaited extension has begun! You may remember it featuring in both my 2018 and 2019 guidelines posts, so it really has seemed like forever since we were in the planning stages. I went to work yesterday and missed all of the…… Continue reading So it begins…
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!
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
Now that we are one third of the way through the year (roughly!) I thought it was time to look at my aims for the year and review them. Truth be told, I hadn’t looked at them since I wrote them so it was probably about time I checked! Home Continue last year’s goals of…… Continue reading 2018 Guidelines Update
Yesterday WordPress informed me that Craftandothercrazyplans has been in existence for two whole years! That means it is two years since I sat in the car with Mr C, nervously waiting to go into the dentist and writing a list of possible blog names. Two years since I did all of the setting up, diving…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday and Second Blogversary-21st February
Last year, I posted in the middle of Lent about 40 Acts, where you do something generous each day for Lent instead of giving something up. Here’s the link to my original post, in case you want to know more about what I got up to last year. I’m reposting now so that you can…… Continue reading Doing Lent Differently-Updated!
Last year, I took part in 17 for 2017, but I cannot thing of 18 goals for 2018. Instead, I’m making plans for different areas of my life. I’ve actually borrowed the term ‘guidelines’ from the Quietwatercraft blog, as I really liked her philosophy when it came to goals and the new year. Basically, there…… Continue reading My 2018 Guidelines
Happy New Year to everyone who follows (or reads but doesn’t follow!) my little blog. Well done if you’ve followed this all year, it’s certainly been a busy one! I know for a fact before I even start writing about these goals properly that some haven’t been met. And you know what? I’m not going…… Continue reading 17 for 2017-December (and Final!) Update