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My daughter auditions for Tumble

My daughter auditions for Tumble

Actually she didn’t audition for Tumble. I made that bit up, she just made me incredibly proud by managing to do a handspring all on her own just as well as some of the contestants on Tumble. I have mentioned here before how much she enjoys going to her Little Gym classes every week. She(…)

Love at first bite…

Love at first bite…

Can’t sleep so I am blogging *go figure* These last few weeks, we have been watching the football, mostly…we are one of those unusual households where I actually find myself watching footy while my husband does something else. He’s a busy bee you know. We both like it, so it doesn’t cause arguments. I know(…)

Cricketer Fathers Day Card

Cricketer Fathers Day Card

My Dad is a MASSIVE fan of cricket. He isn’t too happy with the world at the moment, for obvious reasons. My aim for Father’s Day was to a) cheer him up b) give him a card that summed up his love for cricket in a simple and effective way. I also needed a card(…)

Simple Birthday Card for a Boy

Simple Birthday Card for a Boy

After my domestic goddess failure for my son’s birthday, I thought I would actually share a minor success with you all – yes, I finally managed to make a card for someone AND fit it into an envelope You may have spotted that this blog is starting to get a little bit vintage and crafty on(…)

Going all vintage on your ass….

Going all vintage on your ass….

Obviously, I am not getting an old donkey like this lovely fella. For some reason, reaching 40 seems to have made me take a look back; a very careful look back. When I was a child, I spent a lot of time collecting things; my daughter seems to have inherited this tendency to get obsessed(…)

Simple decoupage vintage bear card

Simple decoupage vintage bear card

Do you remember that I promised a bit of proper crafting shenanigans on the blog? Well – you’ve got it…sort of… I purchased a rather spiffing CD from Amazon all about Vintage Bears; Debbie Moore designs have some great collections for papercrafting, and this gave me a few lovely ideas, as well a beautiful Decoupage(…)