It’s been a whirlwind few months. New house, new neighbourhood and new kids activities. With it all came a wake up call and a new perspective. Working full time is rough sometimes. So many days I wish I was at the school gate or on canteen duty or there to take her to ballet at 3.30 in the afternoon. Life comes in seasons and while … Continue reading New beginnings
So it’s been almost a week since we lost our home to flooding from a hot water system and we’re holding up ok. The in-laws took us in and have been a wonderful source of support through this. But living out of suitcases on the floor is not a long or even short term solution and I’ve started house hunting. I did not expect to fall in … Continue reading Coffee and Sunshine
I’ve taken an interest in mathematics lately …and graphic design …and programming. I have a kid and a job and no time to attend classes or complete on time assignments at uni or tafe but still want to learn some new skills. Luckily I live in the 21st century where anyone with an internet connection can access a world of information. There’s half a dozen brilliant … Continue reading I wonder…
After successfully avoiding the wave of Hand, Foot & Mouth that’s swept through Lottie’s daycare service, our friends’ kids and ballet class we’ve all been struck down one by one with a nasty cough and runny noses. Sick toddlers are not fun, sick husbands are worse. All in all we’ve gotten a decent amount of sleep and kept super warm so we’re on the mend. … Continue reading Sick days
This week has been one of the busiest this year! My rose bookmarks went down a treat on Mother’s Day. All the mums loved them and my Little Lottie insisted mummy make a flower for her too. I think it’s in her doll house now. The roses are very useful little appliques and I’m planning on adding one or two to Lottie’s next beanie. My … Continue reading Much busy, Big week
I’ve been crocheting since I was 7 but have only recently moved onto more complicated projects like cupcakes and dolls. The best place to start for tutorials in beanies, blankets, little toys and baby booties is HappyBerry Crochet UK. Her name is Laura and she runs my favourite YouTube channel packed full of easy to follow crochet tutorials. Seriously I’ve never made a beanie perfectly … Continue reading My Favourite Crochet site
I’m on my first attempt of a dolly for Lottie and lost count again! I love you sister but phone goes on silent now. Continue reading Stop texting me while I’m crocheting!