My darling bud of May

Today is the Rosebud’s second birthday. Hard to believe it’s been two years since this little one came into our lives.  She’s so precious.  But of course, I am very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very biased. She’s definitely hit the ‘twos’ (terrible isn’t so nice – perhaps ‘trying’ is better?).  Daniel just likes […]

Work in progress

Here’s my latest work in progress.  A quilt! The Japanese floral will be the backing, with a two-tone herringbone front. As I don’t have a long-arm sewing machine, I’m going to have to hand-quilt this one. Eeek. That’s a LOT of work. Hopefully it’ll be ready in 3 weeks………….  But I’m sure the person it’s […]

Lovely lavender

My house smells DIVINE at the moment.  I used to think these were so ‘granny’.  Lavender sachets?  Ugh!  Once upon a time I wouldn’t have been caught dead with these in my drawers.  And maybe they still are, and maybe I’m getting old; but maybe, just maybe, I’m learning more and more to appreciate the […]

The girls

Meet the girls.  They’re a fun bunch.  Down to earth.  Ready for action.  They enjoy their food too (note the lack of waistlines). They’re not perfect; but if you can look past their pigeon toes and stubby fingers their little faces are sure to put a smile on your face. Here’s Pearl… she’s bright and […]

Long awaited long johns

Well, hello there!  Remember me?  Been a while hey.  There is a reason I haven’t posted about the new baby (yep, that’s the Rosebud and Bubba-Lewey – isn’t he gorgeous??), or about any of the sugar-free, gluten-free and dairy-free food I was supposed to be eating by now……. it’s a good reason, I promise! There’s a […]