Category Archives: Seasons

Getting ready for Advent

Up until this year, I have been using a little handmade advent calendar – little bags I made quite a while ago and refilled every year. This year, the big boy was utterly desperate for one of those advent calendars that … Continue reading

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In the Kitchen

I lost my cooking mojo a bit recently, but I stocked up on some good stuff and can feel it coming back. I was given the Deliciously Ella book for my birthday, and finally started trying some new recipes. A delicious … Continue reading

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Hello, November

We’ve had a busy time with some family members off on travels, a lovely house guest, a birthday celebration, the end of the autumn holiday and starting to get back into our routines. November arrived, shrouded in a thick fog, and it’s … Continue reading

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Pretty Windows

After a few late nights, some of fiddly cuts and sticky fingers, I am putting up a few seasonal window transparencies up in the Etsy shop today. We love them around here, so they probably won’t be the last ones! I … Continue reading

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Hello, October

September flew past, the autumn equinox, Michaelmas, and suddenly October is here. I love October. Today, I took the big boy out on my run – which developed into less of a run, and more of a leaf-crunching and conker-collecting … Continue reading

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Hello, September

I know, we are already halfway through (really?!), but today felt like autumn. The week started grey and blustery, with puddles and the first fallen leaves on the ground. I’m actually wearing long trousers and socks and wellie boots. And … Continue reading

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New makes are slowly making their way into the shop for your perusal. I am trying out a new gnome shape (this is what happens when you ask your husband to pick up supplies instead of doing it yourself). Doesn’t … Continue reading

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