Woken at 8am - oh no it's 9am (thanks daylight savings) with cuppa, cards (three from Lina and one from Austin) and a fab present (a cinema light box which I am super stoked about). Rush to get ready for church - Evelina's first Rainbows service.Church - nice hymns and people. Evelina told the congregation… Continue reading My Mother’s Day
I am really enjoying working on the weekly Project Life spreads for this year. I am noticing that I am able to add much more journaling compared to the historic album I am working on (currently at July 2015). Our printer has decided to be awkward so I will either have to send off the… Continue reading Project Life 2017 Weeks 2-6
Today is an exciting day in our household. We welcomed two baby guinea pigs called Pumpkin (a buff piggy) and Clover (a cream piggy). They are in a huge six-foot hutch in the newly painted garage and I hope they are comfortable and not too scared / traumatised by the whole experience. The pet shop… Continue reading Pumpkin and Clover
Tomorrow, I will be forty years old. I thought for sure by the time I got to this ripe old age, I would feel more grown up but maybe that's the big secret that no child knows: there is no one moment when you feel like you have it all together. I wrote my list… Continue reading Almost Forty
Over the Easter holiday break, we went away as a family of four for the first time. I had put off making the decision about whether or not to go since I wasn't sure what kind of baby Austin was going to be and I am still not sure about this - people ask me… Continue reading Our First Family Trip as Four
I have always been tempted to start some kind of scrapbook but had never really been attracted to the amount of fuss that goes along with it so when a blogger I follow, Elise Blaha Cripe, started sharing her Project Life spreads, I was intrigued. The system, developed by Becky Higgins, uses plastic wallets which… Continue reading Starting Project Life
These people are my favourite people in the world: my own little family, my mum and dad and the best brother ever. When I think of love, these are the people I think of. Of course if I think about food I love, I think of bacon.
Happy Independence Day to all my American readers! I am very excited that in just a month and a bit, we will be flying over the pond to visit our American family in Massachusetts to celebrate my auntie and uncle's 50th wedding anniversary. We are staying on Cape Cod, an area we have never… Continue reading Red, White [and] Blue