Sunflowers card

Sunflowers – An Easy Easel

Happy Friday! Hubby has just come home and whisked the children with the-energy-that-knows-no-bounds out the front door for a bike ride. They amaze me, as they should be exhausted now! I know I am, out all day in this lovely summer sun, in the garden, running around the park, climbing, sliding, swinging from the trees,…

Congratulations

Summer Congratulations

Tonight I’m sharing a summery card I made a few weeks ago for a gorgeous family with some special news. The main card colour is Strawberry Creme by Lime Tree Craft, picked up at a craft fair and repeated for the lacey square die, the punched border (Tonic Studios Daisy Border), and the tag die (Joy…

Meditation spot

Meditation as a mental health strategy

Yesterday began fine, but then withdrawal set in from my weekend reduction in the SNRI I’m trying to wean off, and all I wanted to do was go back to bed and sleep. I felt tearful for absolutely no reason at all, but decided I wasn’t giving in to the “damn drugs!” and was going…

Teacher's Gift

Graduation… from nursery!

Kids asleep, double Corrie, hot Vimto, and a packet of Poppets, followed by 8 out of 10 Cats does Countdown and a sneaky swig of the hubby’s Peroni – Friday night bliss!!! Thank the sun gods for the end of another hectic week, and sadly the end of an era at the boys’ nursery school.…

Tour de France

Tour de France 2014 – Grand Départ

Well what an exciting morning in our little village as Stage 1 of the Tour de France 2014 made their Grand Départ and came right through Pool in Wharfedale! My eldest and I had a little recce at about 9am and decided we’d better take our spots for a good view! Next came the publicity caravan…