Reading through this blog, you’d be forgiven for thinking we have a big, sprawling house. In fact it is pretty compact. The rooms aren’t huge by any means but we try to make good use of them. The children’s bedrooms double as their playrooms, the kitchen table doubles as their desk for homework, the dog… Continue reading A [Craft] Room of One’s Own
Over the years, since I started this blog, I’ve mentioned crochet several times. I’ve also spoken of and even posted tutorials on paper crafts, decoupage, patchwork, felt crafts and sewing. Crochet has remained a hobby I’ve worked on but never gone into detail on. After years of crocheting, but still considering myself to be at beginner… Continue reading What Makes Crochet The Perfect Craft
My blog productivity has been very low lately. Usually when that happens it is a sign that life is getting on top of me and I simply haven’t the time to sit down and type. Or I’ve been writing articles for other sites and not had time to blog. This month, luckily, that hasn’t really… Continue reading Everything But Writing
Now that we are into November, I feel alright about thinking about the Christmas shopping. Any earlier that this I have the feeling I am being sucked in by the commercialism or I am being overly organised. Before I go into my list of gift recommendations, let me say that I am an old-fashioned kind… Continue reading Christmas Gift Buying Guide 2016
So, you reckon the SAHM life is not for you? What’ll I do all day? Yeah, that’s what I thought too before I tried it for a few years. If, like me, you end up at home for an extended spell, here’s how to keep yourself busy outside of being a mammy. 1. Volunteering –… Continue reading But what’ll I do all day?