5th Anniversary Card

Five Crazy Years

My husband and I celebrated our ‘wooden’ wedding anniversary last week and took advantage of school hours for a romantic escape! Off we went to York for a stroll around the city where we got married and then a little picnic in the Museum gardens. A very nice happily-married-for-44-years man kindly helped us capture a re-enactment…

Ruby Wedding Anniversary

Ruby Anniversary Card

Hello again, I’m back to share my latest Card Therapy, a request for a custom Ruby Anniversary card, including two keepsake bookmarks. Ruby means I get to use my favourite red pearlised card! I decided to go for an 8″ x 8″ as you can fit so much more on it than a 6″ square.…

Anniversary card

New craft addiction? #GBSB

Quick post tonight, now I’ve managed to drag myself away from the tv following tonight’s The Great British Sewing Bee (#GBSB). I didn’t watch the first series but thought I’d give the second series a go when it started last week. Wow, what a fabulous show! The contestants are all great characters, the sewing techniques are fascinating,…

Love Grows

Calm after Storm

What a contrast to last night. Peaceful blue skies and a gentle breeze have greeted us in Yorkshire this morning. I think we are very lucky to have escaped the devastation that has occurred in the south of England these last few weeks, I can’t imagine how it must feel to be flooded out of…

Anniversary card

Love-ly Thursday

End of a tough week for me, as hubby has taken the day off tomorrow so our weekend starts now! The little one gave me a couple of sleepless nights at the start of the week, worrying about him, listening to his resps and waiting for his raging fever to subside. I once witnessed a…

Love Grows

Realising Dreams

Life may be hectic but it’s never boring here in the Sheppard household! I may complain sometimes about how difficult it can be with small children sometimes but I really wouldn’t have it any other way. Having a family was a dream of mine for many years, seemingly elusive, until my 33rd birthday spurred me…

Sealed with an email

Just turned 33, spinster midwife, getting set in my living-alone ways, a few Mr Wrongs – my marriage prospects weren’t looking good. A colleague planted a little seed by giving me a book called ‘Why Mr Right Can’t Find You… and how to make sure he does‘ (Married readers stop laughing! Single thirtysomethings – buy…