…let them eat cake…

The days are long, but the years are short, someone once told me when I was in the trenches of toddlers and newborns and wondering if I would ever sleep again. Blogging long term feels a bit like that. Time slides on by, and then without realising, so so much time has gone by. A full decade ago, I wrote […]

…bon bons…

It is a family favourite part of the festive season, the weekend before Christmas, we get takeaway, have a picnic in the park, and then head off to do the rounds of town to check out the lights. We often also treat the children to some lollies, but this year, I decided to make them some trail mix. They love […]

…getting caught in the rain…

It’s become a bit of a tradition, once Sunday afternoon hits, and all the jobs have been done for the weekend. Or as many of the jobs as are going to get done, anyway. Mr Barefoot blows in through the front door, does a cursory check that I’m not knee deep in parenting or housewife or otherwise occupied with something […]

…making cricut ready files from PDFs…

I love a good printable. I do not love fussy cutting, especially since my good sharp pointed paper scissors have disappeared. I love die cuts and ephemera. I do not love the international shipping costs that are required to get most of them in my hot little hands. I do, however, have a cricut and a healthy sense of adventure. […]

…keep watch…

If you’ve been around here for longer than maybe thirty seconds, you would know that crafty shenanigans are a standard part of my daily life. Many a conversation with my chief enablers starts with “ok someone talk me off the ledge…” only to find myself rapidly over the ledge within minutes. To be fair, though, I am pretty good at […]