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Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Im moving!!

Not to a new house, but to a new blog! Just fancied a fresh start, as this blog has been a bit depressing this past year.

So, please visit me

Monday, November 12, 2007

Bloomin' computers!!!!!

Ok, didnt manage to update my blog with any of the crafty bits last week, due to not only the pc being sssooooooooooo sloooooooowww!! But also our internet security sub ran out & the printer was somehow deinstalled...........& I just didnt have the brain power to sort it out!!

But hopefully, that will all be sorted this week. I am having lots of creative tthoughts & ideas..... & a plan that Im putting into action & hope to show soon!!

Thats it for now, esp. due to the fact that Keely is sitting next to me, & judging by the smell, she needs her nappy changed. (Potty training is not going too well!!)

Happy Monday to you all!!


Sunday, November 04, 2007

I'm still here........

Thanks for the lovely comments girlies. xxxx

Im still here, not feeling much better, but thankfully no worse!! Not gonna go into details, as it really isnt interesting!! LOL!!

Anyway, the lovely
SarahJane & Olive have tagged me, so I guess this kicks me up the bum to update my blog!!

Here are the rules:
1. Link to your tagger and post these rules.
2. Share 7 facts about yourself: some random, some weird.
3. Tag 7 people at the end of your post and list their names (linking to them).
4. Let them know they've been tagged by leaving a comment at their blogs

Seven Random Facts....ok here we go!!

1. I have a slight case of OCD, which I can usually control, however it gets worse when Im depressed, causing some very strange symptoms!! Not going into anymore details!!
2. I'm addicted to Coke (thats Coca Cola!!), & get weird withdrawals when I dont drink any!!
3. Obsessed with lip balm, hate having dry lips!
4. Have a phobia about watching people brush their teeth, makes me heave. Although I dont have the same issue when I brush the girls teeth?
5. I despise cleaning, yet work as a cleaner? Always knew I end up as a scrubber, LOL!!!!
6. I really want a pug puppy!! Although J hates them, Im working on him though!!
7. Havent scrapped anything in 2 months!!

Ok, cant really think of 7 people, (I need more friends!), so I tag:


Ok, I'm determined to blog every day this week, with something creative, however the main PC here runs slower then a snail & Hubby is taking the lappy away with him, see, I'm making excuses already!!!! But Im determined to be creative this week, so please send any spare creative vibes my way!!


Monday, October 15, 2007

Still Here........

.......just not feeling chatty. Dunno if its just the change in weather (its getting dark way too early) or the dreaded 'D' is returning for a visit.

Anyway, will be kicking myself up the backside to update much more.

Chat soon.


Saturday, September 15, 2007

Another post!!

Whilst I was looking through my photos, looking for my Masterchef stuff, I found these pics, which Im pretty sure Ive yet to post. This is my 2nd bag, found the instructions here (

Very easy to follow, & I was so pleased with the final result, esp. as ot was my 2nd attempt at making bags & so far all attempts have turned out very good.

The outer fabric is plain calico, the lining fabric was actually an apron! Used the pocket from the apron inside the bag, & the apron ties became the handles. Think I need to use some stronger interfacing though as Id like it to be stronger (IYKWIM!) Blooming heck I LOVE sewing!! Unfortunately running very low on fabric!! Any ideas where I can get cheap fabrics from? Looking for some vintage, some bright & funky....ooh & would love some pink fabric, maybe with brown dots, as Ive got an old brown tshirt with a great logo that would look fanbloomingtastic on a bag!!

So, halfway through the weekend already!! So far, Ive worked this morning (what fun!!), did a bit of shopping (bought myself a lovely new top!!), went to a 3yr old & a 5yr old birthday party. Will be having takeaway for dinner (prob. fish & chips!) & once the girls are in bed, will be cuddling up on the sofa with J to watch 'My Super Ex-Girlfriend'. No plans for tommorrow as yet, apart from working in the morning again.

Hoping you are having a lovely weekend?



These were my entries for the Masterchef DT.

Kind of gutted I was voted out, but hey!! made it through to the 4th round, which was something!!

Its weird, Im getting really discouraged with scrapping lately, never pleased with anything I do. In fact, Im even thinking about giving it up.

Not making any decision yet though, as Im still involved with a cj, but it just isnt fun anymore. maybe I just need to do some scrapping for me, forget the DT & comp stuff, I think that it has just taken all the fun out of it.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007


Im still here, just seem to be really busy, but with nothing to show for it (IYKWIM!)

Keely started nursery, its going well so far. Didnt get through to the next round of Sprinkles. Feeling pretty crap, not sure if Im getting a cold.

So, life is pretty fun!!

Will do a proper post very soon, that is a bit more uplifting!! & with photos!!


Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Back To School.......

Is it September already?

Megan went back to school today, into Year 1. I was so chuffed that she was excited to go back!! Not counting on it lasting though!

Managed to get 1 photo of her, normally she cant stop herself from showing off to the camera, but she still has a few chicken pox, & is feeling pretty self concious (sp?) about it. She looks really short in the photo but thats because her brand new skirt is slightly (!) too big.

Keely starts nursery tommorrow, not sure how shes going to react to it but Im remaining positive that when she gets there she is gonna love it!!

Although, I wish she didnt have a black eye at the moment!

This is what happens when a certain someone doesnt listen to Mummy & Daddy, & continues to throw herself onto her bed, her wooden bed, her wooden bed with a big wooden headboard.

Today has been a pretty good day, spent yesterday cleaning so didnt have to today!! (always a bonus!), so I browsed the net, chilled with Keely (we are trying to potty train at the mo, not going brilliantly, but we are getting there!), did some washing, took the dog for a walk, baked some cookies (oatmeal, cinnamon & raisin, yummy!!), & got my LO completed for the next round of Sprinkles (nothing like leaving it till the last minute eh!!)

Now, Ive got the remote to myself for the evening, so Im off to lie on the sofa & watch whatever I want to. Yay!!


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