The Hattie Dress by BrownieGoose

So I actual went ahead and bought a pattern on Etsy, yup, a real actual professionally drafted pattern. PDF version (I”m not patient enough to wait for post). ¬†Actually I bought 3, but only have enough fabric to make one top at the moment. I’m busy recifying that situation, not enough fabric. Well hello Etsy,…

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Wet Felting Soap

I thought I’d do a very quick post in one of our current favorite things to do. And a good thing for christmas pressies. Wet felting soap is easy and great with kids, its messy but in a clean way, we tend to do it sitting out in the sun or at the sink. Take…

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This Moment

Joining SouleMama This moment. A single photo – A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.¬† Using her legs to wet felt soap …. an unusual technique, but her legs were very clean by the end

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What do I do

I get asked a lot what I ‘do’. It ranges from a ‘oh my goodness your a stay at home mum, what on earth do you do all day?’ to ‘so what do you do’ an obvious question to my career. And everything in-between. No to mention the usual ‘so what have you been up…

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Weekending

We had a nice weekend, relaxed time together with friends, lunch out and a new market we explored (I’m going back sans little person and WITH my camera!) These pictures are just a little excerpt from the weekend, captured on my trusty phone (must charge the LX3 tomorrow – phone is not cutting it) This…

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This Moment

Joining Soulemama in a moment I want to pause, savour and remember. A special moment form the week.

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In my garden

Since coming home we have been settling back into the season, our weekly rhythms and getting back on top of the garden. Wow grass can fly up in 10 days! But so can flowers and seedlings. I dashed out this evening with the iPad to take the pics – unfortunately my camera is still making…

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The Holiday, final instalment

So the last few days of the holiday were spent back at Vuda Marina on the boat, relaxing, swimming, music evenings. Bliss. It went so fast, literally flew by, with the perfect combination of relaxing and doing. No wasted days but also delightful quiet moments. Time to simply enjoy. And read books. I read 4….

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A Holiday part II

So after a few days at Vuda Point we sailed out to Musket Cove. It was the most beautiful place and we had a wonderful few days. She slept on the sail out, passed out in the cockpit with us, oblivious to salty splashes and gusty breezes. We arrived in late afternoon, and after a…

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A Holiday (part I)

We are home, back, settled. the unpacking is done and life is back into its usual routines and rhythms. I will break this up otherwise it will be photo overload. actually it will probably be photo overload anyway, but hey, I tried! Our time away was spent in Fiji. With amazing family. Who were patient…

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