Dates

With lockdown easing we’ve finally been able to have a few date nights without the kids. It’s been so tough not having any time to ourselves as much as it’s been so full of family moments too. A walk along the beach in the evening was more amazing than I ever remember a beach being.Continue reading “Dates”

Some sort of routine is returning to lockdown…

Over the last few days I’ve been managing to pull myself out of bed in the mornings, my body clock has reset and I’ve finally been managing to get a good nights sleep. This meant productivity! I have been so much more energised and took the girls out for a walk in a nearby fieldContinue reading “Some sort of routine is returning to lockdown…”

Update

We’ve been celebrating birthdays this week, we had a wonderful week and all the kids had a great time It’s left hardly any time for knitting, but this is my project at the minute (been my project for a while!) a stripey jumper for my daughter, I keep having to change it as the patternsContinue reading “Update”

Favourites

I have a new favourite place and a new favourite crochet piece… Clent Hills is a beautiful place, with lockdown rules lifted, we have been there a couple of times now and it really does make you appreciate nature. I haven’t managed to snap a picture of the stunning bluebell fields yet but I willContinue reading “Favourites”

Your favourite cardigan

I crocheted my daughter this lovely cardigan last year, it has kept her warm and looking lovely through all sorts of weathers, its so handy to just throw on and the glitery wool just adds to the childish charm. It did however, need a button, it would slip off her shoulders and she’d forever beContinue reading “Your favourite cardigan”

For the cold days…

Sometimes things in life don’t go as planned or even as fairly as they should. If there’s anything lockdown has taught me, it’s to let go of the rigid plans you have for yourself and just go with the flow. Things could fall apart at any moment, things could fall into place at any moment.Continue reading “For the cold days…”

Big walks and big feelings

I had to get away from it all, I had a huge dip in my emotions as we all fall deep into week 6 of lockdown here in the UK. I have been with my household twenty-four-seven. I know we all have, but it all just got too much. I noticed that I was slippingContinue reading “Big walks and big feelings”

Crocheting for a loved one

I have been so inspired by summer tops, There are so many beautiful patterns online. It is my best friends birthday tomorrow and so I made her two crochet tops, I looked up basics for making these types of tops and winged it. The shell stitch on the first top is so sweet and givesContinue reading “Crocheting for a loved one”

A sewers dream – The kids actually loved their matching outfits!

At this point I didn’t care that none of them wanted a picture, I’d been sewing all day and actually made outfits they ALL loved! Haha, don’t be too jealous! By the time I’d made the T shirt, I was planning to take a break and start again tomorrow but I got asked “Whens myContinue reading “A sewers dream – The kids actually loved their matching outfits!”

The young modern family trying to get through lockdown…

I am so grateful for the wonderful children in my life. My only dream, over anything else, has been to have a big family. My biggest ambition is to one day have raised happy, healthy young adults with fulfilled lives. That will never change the fact families are hard work. Raising children is hard andContinue reading “The young modern family trying to get through lockdown…”

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