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BLW: Soda bread

Our adventures with weaning are going very well and Sprout is happy to devour anything we put in front of her! I decided to give bread making a go, so that I knew exactly what was in it. I discovered … Continue reading

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Hardy Exotics Nursery

I was looking through some holiday photos recently and remembered a visit we made to an extraordinary place called Hardy Exotics Nursery.  They had some awesome plants!

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Little Book Reviews

As a child my sister and I would use every loan on my Dad’s library card as well as our own and proudly carry as many books as we could manage home. I have spent countless Sundays with my nose … Continue reading

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She has arrived!

Our beautiful little bundle arrived at the end of February! Our baby girl is now 11 weeks old and growing fast. I’ll be posting regularly again soon, so look out for lots of baby makes!

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My sewing machine has a new home!

I’ve unpacked my sewing machine and set it upon an old school desk that I found a few years ago. My fabric is ready to go and there are lots of projects I want to get stitching. Now all I … Continue reading

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A night of colouring at Make & The Craft Kitchen

Last night I went to the first ever Grown-Up Colouring in Club at Make & The Craft Kitchen! I was really curious to try it out because I have been hearing a lot about the new craze in adult colouring … Continue reading

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Wyndcliffe Court Sculpture Gardens

I have discovered a new type of place that I love to visit. When I go somewhere new I find myself actively searching for sculpture gardens! I have visited three to date and loved each one. They have all been completely different … Continue reading

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René Geissler’s Cacti & Succulent Nursery

Matt knows just how much I love cacti and succulents. So at the end of our holiday last week he did a bit of research on the internet and found out about a wonderful man called René Geissler. René has been growing … Continue reading

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Tea-tip : Finishing an embroidery hoop

Welcome to the very first tea-tip post! This post will show you how to finish off the back of an embroidery hoop. I love stitching a design and leaving it in the hoop, I think its simple, thrifty and a bit quirky. … Continue reading

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My second handmade bath mat

After the success of my first handmade bath mat, crocheted in bright blue jersey, I have decided to make another! My crocheted mat is being used in my bathroom at the moment and I love having something handmade, colourful and … Continue reading

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