Ms Frizzle

There’s nothing quite like having a decision taken out of your hands, to make it clear what outcome you really want. If you subscribe to my newsletter, you may have read my rather emotional and only-just-conherent editorial, where I let out the stress and worry of a week of cyber gremlins that had me convinced I’d lost this blog – […]

Easter Baskets 2023

Along with most of our belongings, the children’s fabric easter baskets we made a few years back are packed up, buried somewhere in the depths of the shipping container, hidden under layers of books and games and spare blankets and three million crates of lego. For the last three easters, our tradition has instead become a morning of crafting and making, creating […]

on the bookshelf :: March

March, I think I’ve spoken about previously, was The Month Of The Rut. Projects dropped off and are waiting for catch up marathons. My injured ankle led to a whole lot of languishing. It’s been a big month of travel and house jobs and meetings and weekends disappearing in a haze of adulting and outside commitments. Along with my projects, my reading […]

Bingo 2023

Long weekends have long been an excuse within our craft group to dive into challenges and projects and using our bonus time wisely* (*wisely, of course, is a euphemism for craftily). Since 2019, Easter long weekend has meant a super sized challenge known as Creativity Bingo. A four day marathon of crafting, designed to be chock-full of prompts to get […]

my daybook, aka my brain on paper

I am a list maker, a lover of diaries and notebooks and calendars hanging on the wall. I do use my phone somewhat, with each child colour coded and all, but there’s nothing like having my day laid out in front of me to keep me on track.  Over the years I’ve tried a few systems. When the children were […]