I don’t seem to have got near my laptop for the last few days.
As my daughter keeps reminding me Halloween will soon be upon us. I do have quite a few autumnal and Halloween decorations.
After having found all the material I needed to make toy storage yesterday from my stash:
This year my brother-in-law will be here with us for Christmas. I have a firm rule that everyone should have a stocking on Christmas morning Continue reading
Each year over the Christmas holidays a friend comes to stay with her children, usually for a few days between Christmas and New Year or for the New Year. I try to make the spare room look as festive as the rest of the house as it is a rather cold bare room otherwise. Continue reading
I’ve not managed to blog for a couple of days – Thursday and Friday were both busy days, work, marking, housework and no making of anything at all – even dinners were simple and not worthy of a blog post.
Today I am back on track a little. Small person has been wearing her favourite blue knitted hat, scarf and glove set to school for a few weeks now but today was really the first cold weekend day we have had so we had a trying-on session of her non-school woollies. One set knitted last year was still a good fit but a set from the year before was a bit too small. As we were heading in to town I asked her if she would like me to make her a new set and in what colour and she decided purple. Continue reading
I posted the other day about wanting to do something with the many plastic clothes hangers I have. If I get rid of them all to replace them with nice wooden clothes hangers (of which I have some, but not enough) then the only place for the plastic clothes hangers to go is to landfill – which I don’t see as an option. Continue reading