Being a Mum is hard. Seriously. Hard. Work. I'm always gifted at least a weekend off in May though. My birthday and Mother's Day are usually within days of each other. Which is great actually. I can find myself relaxing and only having to fold one load of washing over 3 days. (Of course that… Continue reading A Day for Mum.
Man, it is cold! I honestly can not get over it. The bitter southerly has kicked in and it's kicking our asses! While it's really beautiful out when the sun is shining, I can feel my ears go numb. Time to break out all the winter gear and start layering up. Lots of layers. lots… Continue reading Autumn is here.
Refreshing.But when it's time to play catch up - it's an afternoon sitting down and sorting images.Since the reno has started, I've been without a computer pretty much since. But not without my camera. After these last few weeks, I was able to finally get about 300 images on to my machine! Yikes.So here is… Continue reading Lack of a computer is…
Some random colour choices and progress. Always with the granny squares!And the sun has finally started to shine, for a couple of days at least! x
I've decided to start a couple more blankets. For the boys, so I'm hoping to finish them before they go into big beds. (See, a deadline! That'll help with my blanket problem!)Here is what I've found inspiring so far... Thank you Pinterest!
Oh yes. My wool problem has returned. I've taken to making smaller things lately... yes, my five year blanket is still going. Sad. But true.In the past, I've gone into projects without a means to an end or without direction or an end date. So now, I like to think I've learned from my mistakes.… Continue reading Crocheting again…
Yesterday, we cleaned out from behind Jacob's little shed. Beyond all the Wandering Willie, the random bits of rotten timber, a barn door, and a giant iron scrolled window bar... We found worms. And lots of them! There is actually concrete behind that little shed, underneath about 4 inches of solid dirt filled with any amazing… Continue reading Dirt and worms
... not including my soon to be written love note to the All Blacks - who, yes!, won the Rugby World Cup on Sunday night! I think I'm still recovering... but here is the rest of the weekend!!Chaos Kitchen. I can't wait to have bench space. And a pantry....Running out of space. And the celebratory… Continue reading The weekend catch up…
This was my last weekend - and will probably be this weekend too. Crochet. Beer. All Blacks. The life.1. The most selfless thing I've ever done was moving countries to be with the one I love... even though I guess I did it for me as well... I guess that doesn't count as selfless.2. When it… Continue reading Fill in the _____ Friday!
Back in New Zealand.Early for the Rugby. South Africa vs. Wales RWC 2011.Slightly cold and damp before the match.Wellington from the dog park.Lucy Dog.Our soon to be 'hood.Kia Ora. Soooooooon! Not that I am stalking our house or anything...After the hail storm...We've had a good first week here in Wellington. I've had some time to get… Continue reading Week One in Wellington.