Several months ago I wrote a post about my two restoration projects for Number Three’s birthday. Unfortunately only one of them, the rocking horse, was completed in time. The other, the little old-fashioned shop, remains in the garage and makes my conscience cringe with guilt every time I see it sitting there unfinished. Bad mother,… Continue reading Toy Grocery Shop Restoration Project
Back in May, I announced my intention to renovate a shabby, wobbly old nag of a rocking horse as a present for Number Three’s first birthday. I was full of inspiration and enthusiasm and had a baby who slept for about 90 minutes mid-morning, so I got off to a good start. But in mid-July,… Continue reading Horsey, horsey, don’t you stop….
This cradle is another of my salvaged items. It was out for the rubbish collection in June 2010. I was pregnant with Number 2 at the time and didn’t know whether I was having a boy or a girl. As soon as I saw the cradle I fell in love with the heart-shaped cut-outs and… Continue reading Cradle Renovation Tutorial
After the many disturbances I had last night, I was so pleased to have a little time to myself this morning as The Bavarian and Number 3 slept and the boys played. At 8.07am I turned on the oven and at 9.15am we sat down to breakfast together – homemade jams, sweet bread and butter.… Continue reading Family Breakfast & DIY Sunday