Category Archives: Family Fun

Yay! Fun things I’ve done with my family, or that have happened that I simply have to share. I hope this section will always remind me about the bits of being a mum that I love :D

Always Avoiding Cold Turkey

It’s Eating Disorders Awareness Week… and so here’s me outing something that’s been a part of my whole adult life… I have an eating disorder.  As of last year I have a diagnosis of Bulimia Nervosa and I think I’m finally … Continue reading

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A Light Through the Clouds: Reply to a Mother with Post Natal Depression

“I have felt incredibly ashamed about PND especially as she is such a good baby – really I have no cause to be so low, but when the dark cloud descends there’s no rhyme or reason” This poignant line appeared … Continue reading

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Pictures with Wraps :D

Just sharing a huge bit of silliness that DS and I shared this afternoon while DD napped…. ….Inspired by this forum thread: Quick! Someone feed my urge for stash pics! and challenged by this one: The November Babywearing and Wrap … Continue reading

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Sewing a child’s Mei Tai

So I keep starting these projects that take weeks to complete, and I know it’s a bit impatient of me, but I do get discouraged when I haven’t managed to finish anything in a while (hence doing easy machine-dye projects … Continue reading

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Captain Vertijo and Sidekick Em climb some stairs!

In March 2009, my sister Jo and I decided to take part in Vertical Rush, a sponsored event to raise money for the charity Shelter.  In the end we beat our fundraising target and won a prize for the most … Continue reading

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Baby Wipes Tie Dye Experiment

So after helping me with my Agave dyeing experiment, DS and I decided to use up our glasses of different coloured Dylon dyes. DS wanted to dye one of his T-shirts with the dark green, so we added more water, … Continue reading

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Hello!

And welcome to my little personal crafting space! I try to fill my life with all sorts of lovely things that I find challenging, useful, colourful, comforting and practical. I hope that you’ll enjoy me sharing them with you. **If … Continue reading

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The Creative Inspiration of Horrible Histories….

So my 5 year old DS called me into the bathroom where he’d been splooshing about for while as he usually does, and with a big proud smile on his face said: “Mummy, can you smell my hair? ” Now … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Oooo… I have a world! 😀 Welcome to my little space – I try to fill my life with all sorts of lovely things that I find inspirational, challenging, useful, colourful, comforting and practical, and hope that you’ll enjoy me … Continue reading

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