…lacelitober…

October seems to be the month I get suckered into All The Challenges. Maybe its the return of the warmer weather pulling me out of the winter blahs and hitting a mojo upswing. Most years I give Blogtober a red hot go, even though blogging hasn’t really been a thing since like 2014. I often have big plans for Inktober, […]

…morning stitches…

Sometimes, I look at my blog list in Feedly, or my instagram feed, and have no recollection of how I first found someone. Especially these days when my Feedly is so empty, I wonder how I ever came across someone in the first place, especially my old-school favourites. As much as I love Pinterest (and sometimes dislike it immensely, because […]

…jaffa crackles – recipe…

  There are very few downsides to homeschooling. We get to get up when we want, have a cruisy brekkie to ease in to the day, and then get our chores done and hook into school in the morning and spend our afternoons as we please. I get my babies with me as much as I like. We can make […]

…long weekend challenge…

On Saturday morning, after a lovely lay in and starting the day off slow with the children, I was kicking around the loungeroom looking at my various projects, and none of them holding my attention for more than about 30 seconds. What is it about having nothing more to do than make pretty things for the fun of it, that […]

…31 minutes for 31 days…

There’s something about October that has me signing up for month-long projects all over the place. Along with blogtoberfest, I also generally participate in 31 Minutes For 31 Days, a mainly instagram based project focusing on completing 31 minutes of creative activity every day during October. I first came across it in 2015, and normally I just dedicate the month […]

…blogtober 2018…

Almost every year, going all the way back to 2012 (2013 I missed due to having a four week old baby, 2016, I’m not really sure why I didn,t do it), I have done a daily posting challenge in October, that back in the heyday of blogging and linky parties, used to be known as Blogtoberfest. It’s a great way, […]

what was I thinking?

Every now and then, I like to have a flick back through my old blog posts, and revisit the snippets of memories that have slipped from my fingers and found form in the words that fill my corner of the blogosphere. Sometimes I see a version of me who seems almost like another person, so different to me she appears. […]

stage one.

It seemed simple enough. A list was made, and printed. The bags were packed. And then like most plans in this journey called motherhood, fate in the form of sick children intervened. My day went from seeing friends and visiting that blue Swedish behemoth, to sitting on the lounge cuddling a small girl drifting in and out of sleep. Which, […]