Monthly Archives: November 2013

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. I couldn’t resist… Our Tomten and fox have brought a lot of playtime … Continue reading

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Bark rubbings

We made these little bark rubbing books for our nature exchange a few weeks ago. It was really good fun and Kaya now thinks we should make more of these for Christmas presents! We cheated a little bit because we … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

It’s been a bit of trial and error on my needles lately. I just about finished a custom order hat before realising that I’d got my numbers wrong somewhere along the way – start again. Luckily hats for little people … Continue reading

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One list, two lists

Today was a day for list writing. How I love the reassuring nature of lists. The ever evolving Christmas present list has been written and re-written many times already. Somehow I feel like I am on top of things, as … Continue reading

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Last week, our Nature Exchange box arrived. The postman brought it in the morning, and I had to wait until Kaya came home in the afternoon before opening it, that was he hard bit. There was a lovely letter and … Continue reading

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After a busy week, I was happy to have a slow weekend. Visits to the farmer’s market, lunch out, afternoon coffee and cake at home. Late night knitting frustrations medicated with generous portions of Baileys ice cream. A long morning … Continue reading

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Here are the winners of the Giveaway: One Custom Gnome is going to: 27 – Donna! Congratulations! I’ll be sending you an email shortly! Runners up are: Lee and Erin. Well done guys. Thank you all so much for entering and your wonderful comments, … Continue reading

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