Thursday, 23 August 2007
Wednesday, 22 August 2007
Tuesday, 21 August 2007
Monday, 20 August 2007
Unfortunately i soon realised im just not a garden person, i hate the fact the weeds come back through with a vengence as soon as ive finished, I hate the fact it always seems to rain and things get put off until later = more weeds! I wouldnt mind if we lived somewhere hot where we could have orange and lemon trees, beautiful blossoming trees that REALLY flower without being windswept and bedraggled and never really get a chance to shine! NO, sadly im just not a garden person - give me a lawn where the kids can play and some tubs of flowers and im happy! I have bought an olive tree for the garden but sadly due to weather resembling the North Pole its on its way out already - see, why do i bother!! LOL
Todays prompt at HS:MS is plant :- A green living organism. Show us a 'plant' in your space today.
Sunday, 19 August 2007
Saturday, 18 August 2007
Friday, 17 August 2007
Todays prompt at HS:MS is lock - its supposed to be one with a key but the locks are all boring and i didnt read the prompt properly before i took the pic!! sorry!!
Do you see this photo? Do you think im going mad taking a picture of an empty basket? Do you have kids? If you answered yes to the last one you will realise why i had to take a picture of this monumental occasion!! MY IRONING BASKET IS EMPTY!! Now wasnt it right to take a picture of the empty basket - this marks a sight i may never see again LOL. Now, the washing basket is a whole other story - and a whole other photo which im just not up to sharing (maybe some therapy will get me to share but for now my little Everest that is my washing pile will remain hidden from blogsville!) ;)
I took this picture of Ben as he was running around the field doing normal kid stuff, football/chase etc.......so why do i feel so sad looking at it? Could it be that i can see hes growing up and not so much my little boy anymore? Could it be that i can see the man he is turning into - hes only 11 and meant to still be a kid but his attitude is changing everyday, hes willing to argue more and stand up for what he believes. This is a good thing, just something im not sure im ready for yet :(
Thursday, 16 August 2007
Wednesday, 15 August 2007
WELL, yesterday i think i found it.......do you know what sparked it?? Some pink glittery paper and little pink jewels - coming from a mummy who only scraps blue/brown/BOY colours I quite suprised myself with the pinkness that turned into a LAYOUT!! Wahooooo, I really enjoyed it too and was on a roll so then made some ATCs and started a second layout........now i just need to get a cage for the mojo so it cant escape again! lol :)
The prompt at HS:MS is Window ......now, i could have gone outside and took one into the house for a sneaky peak but its raining (theres a shocker! lol) so ive had to make do with one looking out -
BLOG CANDY TIME!!
I had so many compliments on the bamboo handle bags that ive decided to hold another competition for you to win one........pop a comment in this section before midnight tonight and I will get one of the kids to pick a name at random :)
I can't get them uploaded to the store as things are changing this end so if anyone wants to buy either the pink or blue ones (coffee one is already sold) theyre £15 including postage - email me for details. :) I will be selling the aprons etc from the blog too - its going to be easier to keep everything in one place so watch out for new releases soon!!
Tuesday, 14 August 2007
shes our new addition.....a gorgeous (quite big too!) bunny designed by Melly and Me, its the Pocket and Floss pattern and i cant believe how easy it was to follow!! The girls design everything you could possibly need and then some - dinosaurs are the latest and boy are they cute!! There was only the stitching left to do on Mollys face so while i had the cottons out last night i thought i would finish her, im so pleased i did as she now has pride of place next to my dressforms in my sewing room! :)
Parcels were posted yesterday to the winners of the competition and im all raring to set another - who else would like a competition to win some goodies?? Check back tomorrow morning for a competition to win one of the bamboo handle bags!! :) :)
Monday, 13 August 2007
Ok so its not a secret that I cant drive - yes I know I need to learn and I SOOOO want to have that bit more independence. I have my provisional license and have failed tests in the past but the thing is I know I can drive as im more confident now - its just the initial getting behind the wheel and some of the idiots on the roads now that scare the pants off me! Do you know we nearly got wiped out by an 18 wheeler that was bombing it down a country lane the width of one lane!!
Anyways, what prompted this outburst (lol) was todays prompt over at HS:MS - drive..... unfortunately this is the only 'vehicle' that im allowed behind the wheel of!! lol :)
Can i tell you about a special lady?? Meet Heather ...... not only is she a fantastic artist but first and foremost she is a mum, mum to 4 wonderful kids - go read her story and I dare you not to be touched by the heart this woman has! Heather has the ability to make you laugh within seconds of meeting her and she is so creative it has to be contagious (please dont shatter my hopes! lol)
We were looking for some storage for the kitchen to pop all the clothes in for the kids to take upstairs and put away and Heather came to the rescue! She suggested Ikea and the Trofast collection - well, I swear im in love - this unit now has pride of place in my kitchen and has had so many oohs and aaahs, is used all the time and I dont know how we managed without it! Thanks Heather!! :)
EDIT :- I made the Papercraft Junkies Design team!! yayyy :) ------------> see my blinkie for a link to the forums!!
Sunday, 12 August 2007
Saturday, 11 August 2007
Friday, 10 August 2007
Thursday, 9 August 2007
Wednesday, 8 August 2007
....and congrats go to.......drumroll........
....anice!!! Can you email me your address and i will get your tote out to you :)
It doesnt finish there, Scott loved picking the name out that he wanted to do some more so we now have 2 more goodie bags (sorry i cant send you all totes!) to send out! If you are a winner please can you email me your addresses and i will get some goodies packed up and out to you :)
Yay for Yasmin! Congrats to Lisa Swift!Remember to keep checking back for more competitions and give aways as well as all the latest info on my creations! :)