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Making Do

Making Do

Making Do. Poor old Making Do. Very much the poor relation to the more glamorous Making or the cooler Mending. Making Do has been somewhat neglected in the blog, but not in My Make Do and Mend Year itself. It’s just that it’s not really that exciting to talk about Making Do. It is often … Continue reading

Halfway….

Halfway….

I know I am a little bit late with this, but guess what? 1st March saw us reach the halfway point in My Make Do and Mend Year!! It has flown by, and as I’m sure you all know, I am LOVING it!! I do a monthly update on how things are going for this … Continue reading

Bloody boots..!!!!!!

Bloody boots..!!!!!!

ARGHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! Those of you who have been following since the beginning, will be aware that finding a pair of boots that a) I like b) that fit c) don’t fall apart within a few weeks, is proving difficult to say the least. As a quick re-cap, these were the original much-loved, much-worn boots: which were … Continue reading

Dye boots dye…!

Dye boots dye…!

Those of you who have been following closely (and why wouldn’t you be..?!) will be familiar with the trials and tribulations that are being caused to me by boots at the moment. It is my own fault. I should have just bought some new boots before My Make Do and Mend Year started, and then … Continue reading

Bugger….

Bugger….

You may remember my Great Boot Pursuit. If you missed that particular post, I will precis it for you now. I basically made a big fuss about buying some new boots secondhand from E-bay, and when I got them, they weren’t that great, but I decided to tough it out and Make Do, in the … Continue reading

A couple of new purchases

A couple of new purchases

After a couple of crappy days and an inadvertent fail (see here), I ventured forth with renewed vigour (?!) yesterday, and straight into the nearest charity shops (a girl has to find a bit of retail therapy somewhere, right?). I went in looking for a winter coat for me, and some PJs for the Smalls. … Continue reading

The Great Boot Pursuit

The Great Boot Pursuit

I have some lovely leather knee high boots that I love love love, but I have had them about 5 years, worn them out, patched them up and worn them out again, so I though maybe it was time to admit defeat and get some new ones. They have been on my list of things to … Continue reading