Who needs plastic?

I awoke to the wonderful sound of rain, tapping a constant stattaco on the roof above. The sky was grey, puddles formed on the lawn wherever they could. I lay in bed, listening to this wonderful, rare sound, thankful it had arrived, and wondering if it was falling in all the right places.   The previous night, I had lain […]

More toddler craft

Today’s effort was a “pram” for Pooh Bear:   Made from a 3-litre milk container, the boy thinks this is just fantastic, and loves taking Pooh for walks. It took about 3 minutes to make, and has provided at least 30 minutes of entertainment. And if he’s sick of it tomorrow, it can go back in the recycling bin from […]

Soaking up some sun…

and doing some drawing.   I dusted off the old sketch book & pastel set this morning, and enjoyed a few moments in the sun while the toddler had a blast in the sandpit. The weather has been so lovely lately, nice mild days, and as long as the wind stays away, sitting in the sun is the best place […]

Toddler Craft

Is so much fun! Last week, we made a cash register: This was a huge hit, and now lives in the bottom drawer of our kitchen for easy access. It’s not really visible in the photo, but on the right hand side I have taped a ruler, as in the toddler’s world, the only way of paying for things is […]

Altered notebook.

I was hoping to get some more sewing done yesterday, but my husband was home sick, and he went down for a nap at the same time our son did. Unfortunately for my, our bedroom is right next to my studio (as in, there is a door between the two), so I didn’t want to make too much noise, lest […]