Category Archives: Family

YOP- Year 4 week 7

This week has been a hodge podge of available time for working on projects. Some days it’s been late evening when I get to work on a project other days I’ve had most of the day. This is our last … Continue reading

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The Creativity Blog Hop

There is some creativity blog hopping going on right now and I’ve been nominated by Kepanie over at the wonderful blog of Knitspiring Odyssey Here are my thoughts on the q’s Question 1; What have been the doings/makings/scribblings at your … Continue reading

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Threads that did wed…

40 years ago on the 13th June my parents got married. When it came to deciding on an anniversary gift to mark the occasion it required a fair amount of thought. Afterall how do you capture 40 years worth of … Continue reading

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Stitching- Sampler

Later this week than expected is the stitching update. The border of the sampler is finished. It is going to be an odd size, why couldn’t I design a sampler that would fit a ready-made frame? I don’t know I’ve … Continue reading

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Chocolate Coffee Cake

Today is Alans 11th birthday and with all birthday’s in the house I make or try to anyway make the birthday persons choice of birthday cake. After all if you can’t have that on your birthday when can you. Alans … Continue reading

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Flowers and appetizers for Mum on her special day

This year, March 30 marks the date we celebrate the most important woman in our lives. This corresponds to the day when Mother’s Day or Mothering Sunday is commemorated in the UK, a close neighbour of Ireland. The dates might … Continue reading

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Spiced whole orange cake with orange mascarpone icing

Today is Benjamin’s 5th Birthday and for his cake he requested some time ago an orange cake. Having searched through my recipes I had none I was quite happy with but as luck would have it towards the end of … Continue reading

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