:: 52 Hellos : Week 06

click each image to enlarge, if you like!   Hello Hello-ers! Today we get to read Linda’s letter. Linda is from Illinois and her letter is super cute. I am certain that her writing is as neat as mine!!! It’s the hand of a creative genius, don’t you think? In Linda’s envelope I found: A yellow, lined tale about a mama hummingbird

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:: I Need To Tell You: I Have CPA

CPA. It means continuous partial attention. “To pay continuous partial attention is to pay partial attention — CONTINUOUSLY. It is motivated by a desire to be a LIVE node on the network. Another way of saying this is that we want to connect and be connected. We want to effectively scan for opportunity and optimize for the best opportunities, activities,

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:: Hi Cuties…

  Aw hello. How are you going? I am going pretty well, thank you. Things have been busy and I haven’t been sleeping very well so I am needing to get that sorted out quick smart. Last night Rin’s cat ate two latex gloves and ended up in the animal hospital having emergency surgery. Ugh. Poor Cyril. Poor Rin. Poor

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:: Gilmorealong: Season One | Episode 03

You know what it’s time for! Let’s break down Episode 3!  Tell me if you watch! Tag any related images on Instagram with #gilmorealong so we can see! Let’s do this thing! Episode Title: Kill Me Now After you watch: Things I noted/liked This is the one where Rory and Richard play golf together, much to the chagrin of Lorelai (mostly

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:: Get Making For The Mirabel Bun-anza

  bunny by Loobylu Hello! I have something very exciting to tell you about! Every year The Mirabel Foundation throws an Easter party for the families they support. Janine from Mirabel told me all about the party last time I saw her. There are egg hunts and delicious food and games and things. There are also bunnies. Handmade, soft toy/softie/plushie

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:: On Nests, Big Bird & Shampoo Dinosaur Horns

image via   On a scale of one to Sesame Street, my nest is potentially feeling as empty as Big Bird’s when he’s on vacation in Hawaii. I say potentially because two of my three kids are still living at home, but we’re on the edge. One of my boys is seriously about to find his own digs and the

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:: 52 Hellos : Week 05

52 Hellos is one of my favourite things about my life. I head to the post office most days to check for letters. Then, when I have some spare time, I make a big cup of tea and read one or two. There were quite a few treasures this week!  (And still a few that I have not shared here

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:: Then & Now – Granny Squares, Clogs and White Floors

2015 – sorry about the floor…   So. When we moved in here just over 7 years ago, we painted a lot of the floors white. The floorboards were oil stained and revolting so it seemed like the best and freshest approach. You can see here and here and here and here how the floors started out back in the day (in 2007!) Since then we’ve

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:: Crochet The World’s Easiest Tea Cosy

  Here’s what I did today! I was having a bit of a sad day, so I thought a pompommy tea cosy would TOTALLY cheer things up. It really worked. I feel MUCH brighter. If you need a cheer up, you might like to make one too?! Project Notes: If you don’t know how to make a granny square, I

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:: 52 Hellos : Week 04 : Valentines For Meals On Wheels

Oh hello! This week in #52hellos I want to tell you about a letter YOU might like to write! Even if you are not writing a whole fifty-two hellos, you might want to do this ONE hello kind of thing, because it’s great. Etsy have come up with a cute letter-themed idea called the Special Delivery Project. They’re teaming up

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