I’ve been promising you the new Make Do and Mend-able website for what feels like a looooong time, (I originally blogged about it here, waaaay back in May last year!) but I’m jumping up and down with excitement to say that it should be ready to launch this coming Thursday! I’m trying hard to … Continue reading
Filed under Happy! …
I made these by accident the other day, and what a happy accident they were..! I was making some biscuits for another birthday party. This time I was brave (see my “Enough?” post if you’re not sure what on earth I’m on about), and just gave the biscuits-still not sure how well received they were… … Continue reading
A new baby!
Not ours, I hasten to add! Buy my brother and his wife have had a beautiful baby boy, after a very tough couple of years, and he has already bought so much joy and happiness 🙂 The Smalls are very excited at their new very important roles of big cousins, and are looking forwards to … Continue reading
Little Free Libraries
Someone posted about these in our Make Do and Mend-able Facebook group this morning, and it is such a FABULOUS idea, I want to share it with you! The idea is like all great ideas, ridiculously easy, you take a book, you leave a book, and people and communities can share books-hurray! The Little Free … Continue reading
I’m a Hidden Hero!
Last night, I donned my best (£4.99 charity shop, worn lots of times before) frock, and hubby and I hot-footed it up to Woking to the World Wildlife Fund’s Living Planet Centre. For an awards ceremony! I had a wonderful surprise last year when I was informed that I had been nominated for the WWF’s … Continue reading
Top 10 Posts of 2014
I saw a post on Facebook yesterday from the brilliant eco-friendly craft blog Crafting a Green World yesterday, that charted their top 10 posts from 2014. After I’d had a browse through (and found this fab post about how to turn a flat sheet into a fitted sheet!) my next thought, inevitably, was “oooh, I … Continue reading
The Attitude of Gratitude…
If that post title hasn’t made you vomit, and you have clicked through to read, well done! Yesterday, I blogged the 1st of my two main resolutions for 2015-to sew my own wardrobe (or the clothes in it…). Well, here’s the big reveal for the second…. I want to really work hard on appreciating … Continue reading
New Year’s Eve, and even before the old year is officially over, thoughts are turning to the shiny new year, and all our hopes and aspirations for 2015. If you are wanting to try and make your life more sustainable, dare I say it, ‘greener’, then here are some suggestions of do-able resolutions, and awesome … Continue reading
Happy Christmas One and All!
I haven’t yet plucked up the courage to attempt a Gingerbread House, but was looking for an after school activity for the Smalls and a couple of friends last week, and thought that these would do the job very nicely. The recipe I used for the gingerbread was from The Hummingbird Bakery book and is … Continue reading