You know the way I’m always about 3 years behind the cool kids? I thought I’d make some silhouettes of the littles like everyone cool did in 2009. I started with some cheap canvases and some acrylic paint from the bargain book shop. I painted them yellow first then changed my mind and made them […]
Remember these invitations I made? Well the wedding is on Saturday and we are hoping to get a glimpse of the Bride (and Groom and Bridesmaids!) after she is married so I’ve made a horseshoe for Brodie to hand over for good luck when we see her. I say Brodie, but he might decide he […]
the Cbeebies effect……. Do you think their brains are scrambling?
Brodie is in love with a special drink See? We’ve been whizzing up frozen fruit with natural yoghurt and a splash of milk and the boy is in heaven with his ‘special drink ‘.
That is possibly the worst blog post title ever. Moving on. Here is Grier’s quilt. When I was expecting her I got a little obsessed with collecting pictures of baby quilts. I thought it would be so satisfying to sew something for our new baby but as usual it’s taken me a little longer to […]
I knitted something for me! It’s a shruglet. The pattern can be found here on ravelry (online knitting community, get with the programme Dad). It’s actually called the Easy Peasy Shrug. And it was indeed easy peasy, but mine turned out petit non? The pattern was concise and very easy to follow. The giant lace […]
I bought my camera, a Nikon D40 back in 2008. Back when I said nike – on, until Greig corrected me. It’s pronounced nick – on apparently, just so you know and Greig doesn’t have to shout you out or anything. She’s an entry-level DSLR who has now been discontinued. She came with a bog […]
A wise woman told me to reflect for a few days on my half marathon, so I did:) I hope I didn’t come across as negative or whiny in my last post about it, that was not my intention. I wasn’t disappointed or sad just maybe a little shocked? I think the experience just wasn’t […]
When we first heard the torch was headed through Broxburn Greig and I couldn’t quite believe it. It all seemed a bit surreal. But I can, in fact confirm the Olympic Torch did indeed come through Broxburn. I’ve never seen so many people in our little town before. We had a great spot thought, not […]