Monthly Archives: October 2013

In the kitchen

Playing Shop with the pantry contents is very popular with the boys these days. They are very good at tidying things away afterwards, but of course not in the order it was in before. So we always need to plan … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

After finishing the baby dungarees last week, I am now back to gift knitting. I miss using chunky yarn and seeing some progress. To remedy that I am planning some chunky presents to knit alongside this lacy fuzziness. Reading:  The … Continue reading

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A last Monday in October

I hope all of you in the path of the storm got through it safe and well. We wouldn’t really have noticed much here, if it wasn’t for the huge puddles outside today (great for jumping in!). The light was … Continue reading

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This weekend was a good one. We ditched all our plans and stayed home. We pottered around, read books, had haircuts in the kitchen (oh, the baby curls…) and only went out to feed the ducks (and the swans and … Continue reading

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This Moment

A Friday ritual inspired by SouleMama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savour and remember. A day late – yesterday was a bit mad. But … Continue reading

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Making & Listening

Making: * I hope you’re not fed up with our conker creatures, because we’re not done yet! This hedgehog has just moved into his brand new duplo home. We’re going to have to go collect some new ones because it’s … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

All knitting plans this week were interrupted by an urgent need for cozy baby dungarees. I used leftovers from my Shalom cardigan, and from this Puerperium and Snug. Notes here. As for reading, I regularly get into a panic about not … Continue reading

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