Monthly Archives: May 2013

Plant detectives

As some of you know, garden knowledge is not my strong point and I’m need of help again identifying a strange plant/algae that I’ve noticed a few times in our garden. It’s very rubbery, which makes me think it’s more … Continue reading

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52 weeks of happy (18/52)

Hiya lovelies, Here I am again, joining in with this week’s little happies. Before I get going, I’d just like to say a big thank you to those that left their comments and thoughts about kindles vs books, and some … Continue reading

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To kindle or not to kindle

I’ve been thinking recently that I might like a kindle. I used to adore reading books, not quite the appetite for them as my sister, but an avid reader nonetheless. As time has gone on though, I’ve found that I’m … Continue reading

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52 weeks of happy (17/52)

Hiya lovelies, Thanks for all the super comments on my baby blanket and fruity almond cake! ooh it’s made my week! Here are some more happy from the week that was:: 1. Surprises I received a lovely surprise parcel from … Continue reading

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Raspberry Almond Cake

I know what you’re thinking, those aren’t raspberries. Well, it seemed that Mr Tesco wanted me to think outside the box yesterday, hence this recipe quickly because Strawberry Almond Cake! My parents, sister, brother-in-law and niece came to visit yesterday … Continue reading

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Elmer-Inspired Granny Patchwork Baby Blanket: The big reveal

Wotcha! I’m here today to do the Big Reveal on my Elmer-Inspired Granny Patchwork Baby Blanket. This is the first blanket where I’ve really taken you along with me on the journey, so it seems only right that we start … Continue reading

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52 weeks of happy (16/52)

Ahoy there! I hope you’ve had a good week. It’s been busy here – week 3 on renovations, we’re getting there! I’m getting quite impatient to have it finished now… Anyway, on with this week’s happies:: 1. Daffodils I really … Continue reading

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