Handmade half term

Chips off the old block, my boys Elder has been trying his hand at yarn bombing in the back garden. Minimalist but quite cool? And both of them have been doing a bit of stitching – do you like the Halloween cushions? I helped little one with the spider!

Tip #3

the latest in this short series…keep ’em out. Elder is off for the day with his friend (who I had yesterday) – the house is silent and I am working – marvellous. Little One had a nasty cough last night so I’m hoping he is OK at nursery. In other news my sewing swap piece…

Half term survival tip #2

Keep ’em sweet. Baking and icing today ( subtle colours aren’t me I’m afraid) combined with a long walk and a trip to the park. Elder was asleep within 2 minutes…I’m typing this sitting next to his gently snoring form. I don’t often completely enjoy childcare but today was great. Just have to clear a…

Survival tips part 1

Day one…Keep ’em busy. Do you like my house? Elder Boy and I spent a lovely couple of hours glueing and snipping away. His house is an architectural feat with drains and a shelter to protect you from the rain. Oh and 4 chimneys. We also blitzed the playroom so all the clutter is in…