Hello! Hello! I'm finally back up and running. Thank goodness for that. You will notice that some of the pictures are still missing and I promise I'm working on adding those back in ASAP. I had to take the site down and rebuild due to some naughty, naughty people with nothing better to do with … Continue reading I’m Back!
Chaussettes. Socken. Sokken. Mitjons. Stocaí. Strumpor. Sanau. Medyas. Sarung kaki. SOCKS! I have recently discovered that the humble foot sheath is not only an absolute joy to wear when handmade but no where near as scary to knit as I'd made it out to be in my head. Lets break it down. Cuff, leg, heel, … Continue reading Demystifying the Sock and Knitting a Christmas Stocking
11 weeks and 5 days ago, the small, windy human currently lying next to me, decided he had had enough of being snuggled up in my womb and made a rather abrupt appearance after 30 hours of getting himself "just right". The last 3 ish months have been so very, very different to those we … Continue reading Take #2 ( but actually #3)
These bags are great not only for keeping the kids entertained if you are feeling under the weather but also for taking out with you as they are small enough to fit in the change bag or your handbag. We trialled these two at Beardy's birthday meal last Saturday. There is no hard and fast … Continue reading Kid’s activities when Mummy is poorly No.3 – Busy Bags
Following on from the Busy Bag post, here's a tutorial for making alternative fastenings out of scraps. You can use any fabric/felt scraps you have. Off cuts from making the strips are perfect. You will also need some string/thread. Take a scrap strip of chosen fabric, roll up from the short end and tie in … Continue reading Alternative fastenings
Stressful day at work? Do you come home and slip into your running shoes, put the beats in your ears and disappear into a world where the only thing that matters is the pounding of your feet on the pavement and the cold breath in your lungs? Maybe you prefer to turn the volume up … Continue reading Made by Hand
Are you feeling better yet? I hope so. If not, here's activity number 2. I have tested the ability to prep for this whilst lying with one arm dangling off the sofa, it is possible. You will need: A selection of small household items and/or small toys A piece of paper A pen What to … Continue reading Kid’s Activities when Mummy is Poorly No. 2 – DIY Puzzles
This activity series is for those days when you feel like utter rubbish but the bambinos still need entertaining and you have limited amount of energy but just enough to at least try to avoid binge watching Peppa Pig all day. First up is playdough. Elsie absolutely loves this and would rather play with playdough … Continue reading Kid’s Activities when Mummy is Poorly No. 1 – Playdough
Morning all! In my last post in October last year I made an apology for having neglected my blog due to having a small child. I then proceeded to do naff all about it for the next nearly 6 months. These past few months have involved further neglect to quite a lot of aspects of … Continue reading Ding! Ding! Round Two!
Evening! I've been hugely neglectful of my blog since having had my small person. I most definitely haven't been meaning to but somehow life just gets in the way. You think you'll have a few hours free next Tuesday or tomorrow evening and the small creature decides bedtime is a no go or you forget … Continue reading A little catch up