Monday, 7 January 2013

Looking Back

This time last year I was full of plans and resolutions.
I did loose weight .........
but then I found it again!
I did write the odd blog post and took part in a couple of craft fairs,
but that's as far as my crafting business went.
I did cook a lot of family meals from scratch
but not using my own home grown vegetables.
Are you supposed to carry over your resolutions to the next year?
Just after my last blog post way back in September,
tragedy struck our happy life.
Our little friend Ozzy ( our springer spaniel),
died suddenly. The vet suspected he had eaten something poisonous.
Oz was my companion and made me get out and walk.
 Sometimes we would walk for 2 hours.
If you look closely at the last post you should spot him climbing out of the river.
He loved nothing better than splashing around in water.
I miss him.

A new year a new start.
And yes I guess I am carrying over last years goals.
They still seem like a good idea.

Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Merry Christmas!

Tis the season to be jolly.

May all your hearts and tummies be full of festive cheer!

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

I love Pattern

As the holidays come to an end
 I am trying to switch my creative side back on

and regain inspiration.
While walking our dog this morning
I noticed pattern in nature.

I have been very aware of pattern around me this summer.
We had a weeks holiday in Morocco.
Even the airport is beautifully decorated.
The ceiling in the hotel restaurant.
I love pattern.
I love patterned fabric.
Now all I need is the inspiration to start making again.

Sunday, 3 June 2012

A Great Day Out

What a fantastic day.

A super venue. So bright, so airy, warm and complete with clean facilities.

Those of you used to attending fairs will know

that not every venue can boast the full compliment.

The organisers were fantastic and all we needed was ready and waiting.

Many thanks to those of you who popped in to see us

and especially those of you who purchased from us.

We had a great day.

All that's left now

 is to enjoy the extra long Jubilee weekend.

Friday, 1 June 2012

Off to the Fair

A few months ago I wandered round a craft fair in my local town.

It was lovely and so inspiring.

Why was I not part of this fantastic group?

So after many months of cutting, stiching, colouring and sewing,

I will be.

Tomorrow you can find me at the Apex in Bury St. Edmunds,

I look forward to seeing you there.

Wish me luck!

Friday, 4 May 2012

What happened to April?

Where did April go to?
It was lost in wet miserable days, peppered with teenage angst!
A distinct lack of crafting and a poor attempt at dieting.
Time to move on.

"Be not afraid of life.
Believe that life is worth living,
and your BELIEF will help create the fact."
- Henry James

Thursday, 1 March 2012

Hello March

Oh I am so glad February is over.

So many sad times.

With the arrival of March
 I feel a fresh start is in order.

I have given myself a motto for the month -

"Make it happen in March"

As it's my also my birthday this month
 and there's Mothers' Day
there should be a few treats as well.

I am also setting myself a couple of challenges each month.

This month I will book a table at a craft fair.

And in an attempt to get back on track with my diet
(a total FAIL in February)
I will give up chocolate for the month!

Wish me luck!

"Nothing is particularly hard
if you divide it into small jobs"
- Henry Ford