Monday, 13 October 2014

A little bit of this & that

That just about sums up my day to day at the moment.
 I spent all summer in a flurry of activity, and now, I just don't know what to do with myself.
 I've been trawling through pinterest in the hope of inspiration....not sure what I'm looking to be inspired about ......I'm just browsing I guess!!!!
Anyway as I don't have any wonderful, new, handmade, all inspiring stuff to share
I thought I'd just post some images from everyday .......just for the
sake of keeping this wee space ticking over.
Hope you don't mind?











Ever notice when you're bored & lacking that bit of "get up & go", food takes over.
I've put on four Ibs in two weeks.....that's soooooo bad, starting with
a delicious courgette cake.......seriously more YUM than carrot cake.
Then cookies, can anyone say no???????
Chocolate covered pretzels.......wedding leftovers, think Laurens got a
few more JARS of these.
But on a healthy....well savoury note, some Lancashire hotpot.
Never had this before until I discovered a traditional cookbook in
our church charity shop & LO........ there it was a recipe for hotpot....meat
sauteed in butter no less!!!!
 It has lots of healthy veg too......
A very nice dinner.

I have found a project though, baby quilts, two of them, for twins, a lil girl
and a wee boy. Cute, way too cute, I loose all sense of balance
around babies. They just get me all mushy every time.
This perfect duo belong to some best friends from Israel, back in Ireland for a visit.
So two cutesy quilts coming up.

Thought I'd stick in a few snaps from the big day & my "mother
of the bride" flowers......well half of them. Had to split the bouquet in two, it was
huge. Pretty eh!!!!
Crochet bits & pieces & viola ....my blog offering for today.
Back real soon with quilts, I'm cutting into that pretty in just about 10 mins.

Have a great week
Karen x

12 comments:

  1. Hi Karen,lovely to see a post and everything is so pretty. I love the signs on the back of the bride and grooms chairs :)) I ve not tried courgette cake before or heard of it,I will have to google that recipie as we all love carrot cake here. I go all mushy around babies too,I just cant help it :) Take care lovely,best wishes Julie Xxxx

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  2. Love catching up with all your posts! The wedding looked wonderful. x

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  3. You take such gorgeous photos, I always enjoy seeing them! Love the pretties in this post!
    Have a lovely week and enjoy making those lovely little baby quilts :)
    Helen xox

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  4. Beautiful wool, beautiful fabrics, beautiful flowers, beautiful pics.
    I like that kind of post that gives us sun to our day.
    Miss

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  5. Beautiful colors and I'm on a "Pinterest inspiration mission" too. I discovered peg dolls and may have found just what I need to fill up my fall crafting needs :)

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  6. Hi hon, I have missed visiting your beautiful blog over the last year. But I'm back now and bursting to catch up on all your glorious makes. Right, now I need a large cup of tea and I'll be all set to go back through some of your posts.

    Take care,
    Leah
    xx

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  7. Gorgeous photos, hope all well with you and family, missing your posts, big hugs, Love Margie ❤️

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  8. Hello, I love your crochet, it is beauty, I love this colors, I follow your blog, I have a blog about crochet with free patterns and free crochet diagrams, visit me , hugs from Brazil.
    Visite meu blog - Tita Carré - Crochet

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  9. you've been gone so long...hope everything is ok. Sending love and letting you know you are not forgotten xx

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