Tag Archives: Homelife

Bryony’s birthday

Back from Barcelona (Photos to come) and it is at last the day of Bryony’s birthday. I know I decided against giving the first pendant I made due to Bryony not really liking clay jewellery but ironically I still ended … Continue reading

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Red wire pendant

Another gift. I made this for my sister-in-laws sister. I don’t know her very well and didn’t want to go made with an over the top statement piece. I thought this was fairly low key but pretty.

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Woburn Safari Park

I love zoos but hate the little cages, which is why I love visiting Woburn Safari Park. Hubby’s not too keen, having taken me loads of times when we first met (and he was willing to put himself out more!), … Continue reading

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Apple recipes 1 – with thanks.

From Cambridge Chipmunk – the recipe that won a husband! Caramel Apple Crumb Pie  Yields: 10 Servings Ingredients Crust 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons butter or margarine chilled, cut into pieces 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening 3 … Continue reading

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Not another Christmas post

A selecton of my ready wrapped presents ths year. So, I’ve wrapped my presents in ridiculously expensive wrapping paper, please note that they are all tied up with shiny ribbon. This is mainly because nothing, no nothing will stick to … Continue reading

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Sorry I’ve not been around much recently, the pressure of tying up my old job and starting the new has taken much of my time, but I have a long weekend to look forward to, where I plan to catch … Continue reading

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I know it’s a bit early to be thinking of Christmas, but…

I’ve been thinking about Christmas! What would make it perfect? Spend loads on presents? Have lots of family over for dinner? Go down the pub in the morning? Go for a walk in the afternoon? Have home-made everything? Colour match the … Continue reading

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21 Bumps

Bryony’s 21st birthday and she’s decided to have a medieval party. We all dressed up, except her Dad and his punk friend, Rob, who caught her a few minutes ago and gave her the bumps. Just had to share this … Continue reading

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Dogs and birds and flowers

The lovely flowers, my lovely children bought me are looking a bit worse for wear now. I thought it was the effects of time but just discovered whats been eating the yellow ones, look closely! Yes, Caroline the budgie has … Continue reading

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‘It is more blessed to give than to receive’ – World Book Night 2012

Have you come across World Book Night yet? It is fantastic. The first one was last year and I found out through my library work. The announcement was that anyone could come forward to be a ‘book giver’, giving reasons … Continue reading

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