Monthly Archives: May 2012

A new project

Since my little man was born, my life has revolved around him, which to my mind is a good thing.  I want to be the best possible parent I can be and nurture and raise a confident, sociable, outgoing, thinking, … Continue reading

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A photo a day in May – something new

Thursday 24 May – something new I’ve always loved owls, they are my favourite creatures. Here is a new one for my collection, made from stone.

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Sorting out the necessities of life

I’ve been having a bit of a grown up week this week.  I’m not sure why.  I got off to a flying start at the beginning of the year but then we all got really ill with whatever winter bug … Continue reading

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A photo a day in May – Something you made

Friday 18 May I made this!  Not the pitcher itself, but I painted the bees and ladybirds on it using my little chap’s thumb-prints as a starting point and then painting the detail on by hand with a fine brush.  … Continue reading

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A photo a day in May – snack

Thursday 17 May – snack This wasn’t as big as it looks but it was more of a pudding than a snack.  Delicious lemon pudding, simplicity to make and amazing to eat.  A recipe from Lori Longbotham’s book “Luscious Lemon … Continue reading

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A photo a day in May

Wednesday 16 May – what you’re reading I seem to have a few books on the go at the moment, but these are the main three: The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin; Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet … Continue reading

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A photo a day in May

Tuesday 15 May – love Me and my little man – what else can I say?

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A photo a day in May

Monday 14 May – Grass Here is a worm’s eye view of our lawn after all the recent rain and before mowing. Nearly had to take a scythe to it first!

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Alice Brown’s Lessons in the Curious Art of Dating, by Eleanor Prescott

I read all sorts of books in different genres, including what some people refer to as “chick-lit”.  I read these books because they have the “feel-good factor” and there are times when I want a good read with a guaranteed … Continue reading

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