Travel

A long weekend in New York

I know – crazy – I feel like we’ve only just come back from travels all over the place, and here we were jetting off again! The weather in the UK this summer has been horrible.  I always tell my children that it’ll be sunny right up until the school holidays start, then it’ll rain… Read More A long weekend in New York

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crochet, garden, patterns

Echinaeca

  Yes – This amazing flower!  I love them!  I’ve bought many a plant over the years for my garden, but only one seems to grow, and its putting in a great display right now! It must have about 80 flower heads on it, giving my garden a huge burst of colour, which given the… Read More Echinaeca

flowers

Pictures from the florist

So who wants to see what the very talented Sarah Maylin Flowers did with all those beautiful flowers we bought incredibly early on Thursday morning?  Its Monday morning now and I still feel a bit jet-lagged after our adventure, but I’m so glad I went! Then when you see these lovely pictures, it was definitely… Read More Pictures from the florist

blanket, C2C, crochet

A baby blanket

It’s day one of the summer holidays and as I sit down to type this post, my children are still fast asleep.  Its 9.25am, and the house is absolutely silent apart from the dishwasher and the washing machine.  Its raining of course.  This is England after all, pretty much guaranteed to rain as soon as… Read More A baby blanket

holidays, Travel

The Pig at Combe

I’ve been pretty quiet on here lately, life is busy busy busy! I’ve just come back from a great weekend away in Devon for a family surprise get together.  Staying here, The Pig at Combe,  Amazing English architecture, and the best kitchen garden I’ve ever seen! We booked this hotel months and months ago.  A… Read More The Pig at Combe

crochet, handmade, holidays, Travel, yarn

Mandalas

I’ve never really been a fan of Mandalas or doilies as us British people tend to call them until……… I started seeing these amazing mandalas all over the place on instagram.  I was going on another very long plane trip, and thought I’d have a go.  Now the problem with this is that you can’t… Read More Mandalas