Sunday, 28 February 2010
So Les is at the airport whilst I type this, he is off to Dubai on business for the week and is due back on Saturday. I know he has to go away but I do miss him and never really get used to it. Mum and Dad have come up to keep me company but more importantly to see Charlotte. She loves to play with Grandad and to sit and craft with Nanny.
So this is this weeks weekly challenge. As you will know if you are a regular of my blog, this photo of Charlotte has been scrapped so many times, I came across it again this week and just couldn't stop myself creating another layout with it.
I loved this little fellow, really cute.
Thanks as always for stopping by, be back later in the week.
Wednesday, 24 February 2010
Charlotte has returned back to school after being poorly at the weekend. I really missed her yesterday and was thankful when I had to go into school to do my voluntary bit. I'm still really enjoying Tuesday afternoons, the children are lovely and the involvement is great. For the past couple of weeks I have been in the classroom helping out, some of the children are a challenge but I love it and the kids are just great.
I have been working on a layout this morning as I haven't been feeling up to much I just hope that I'm not going down with whatever Charlotte had. I watched daytime television (which I never do) and scrapped and it was bliss, I must do this a little more often. For once I haven't followed a sketch and wasn't restricted in what I could used. I just have to stick everything down and then I will share it with you.
Thanks for popping by.
Sunday, 21 February 2010
Right I'd better get dressed and get to a Supermarket if not we will not eat this week.
I will be back later in the week when things have calmed down a little.
Thanks for stopping by.
Wednesday, 17 February 2010
Look at these gorgeous things.
We both love Paperchase!!.
Not much in the way of scrapbooking going on, and any that I have done I can't share just yet. I'm of to Capture the Magic tomorrow for a little look around.
Anyway I hope you are all okay?
Be back soon.
Friday, 12 February 2010
Thursday, 11 February 2010
Close up shots of the layout, I used lots of bright coloured brads.
Be sure to click on the link above to see my fellow Twisted Sisters layouts they are all very talented.
Bye for now.
Wednesday, 10 February 2010
The weekend was spent in some fab company at the Bromsgrove crop on Saturday. Morag Cutts was there teaching classes, some I opted out of as I had so much to do and deadlines to meet. I did however make the organiser at home on Sunday, I really like it and think I'm going to give it to my momma. Not a very good picture as the light is so poor, but you get the idea.
Look what I won in the raffle at the crop! I had a quick play last night and the results are lush.
I made this card for an old school friend. We have just got back into contact, it's been a few years but we are enjoying catching up with our news.
Thursday, 4 February 2010
I had a nice surprise today, I received my copy of Scrapbook Trends and was really shocked to see my layout in there that I done of Mum. I emailed it off to them a while ago and never heard back so you can imagine the delight when I saw it published. Here it is:-
I'm looking forward to Saturday as it's crop day at Bromsgrove. This month it's even more special as Morag Cutts is coming to teach some classes, I just hope I don't get in too much of a muddle like I normally do. It should be a good day. In the evening hubby is taking me out for a Chinese for Valentine's Day, yeah yeah I know it's early but we will be travelling down to Mum's that weekend and won't be together for that day.
Twisted Sketches went live last night, with some of the new design team ladies creating there first layouts. I have had a nosey and they are all lovely, a real inspiration, go check them out www.twistedsketches.com I have completed mine for next week and I am happy with what I have created. Join in with us, you never know you could win it one week and take part in the sketch.
Anyway I'd better get my skates on, I need to collect Charlotte from school.
Thanks as always for popping by.
Tuesday, 2 February 2010
I had a great weekend meeting up with my family in Coventry. My Dad, Brother and me went to watch the footie, Blackpool playing Coventry. Now I can't stand watching football on tv I get bored with in the first 5 minutes but watching it live is a different matter, the atmosphere is amazing. The supporters for Blackpool are fantastic, travelling up and down the country to watch there team, regardless of whether they win or lose, they will be back the following week. Boy do they make loads of noise too, they have a drummer who really gets the spectators going, you just can't help but sing along. When they scored I got so excited I jumped up bashed my knees on the seat in front, so I'm now nursing big bruises, but it was worth it.
So on Friday before meeting up with the family I decided to make Dad some coconut ice, he has a very sweet tooth and we make this once in a while for him. I filled the container full, but I know that when I see him next, the box will be empty. :) It's really easy to (I can remember making it with my mum) make and tastes so much better than the bought stuff.
340g Desiccated coconut
340g Icing sugar
400g Tin of condensed milk
Red food colouring
Place the condensed milk into a bowl and add the icing sugar. Beat well then mix in the desiccated coconut. The mixture will get firm and difficult to stir but persevere until everything is combined.
Divide the mixture into two (add food colouring) and spread into a square tin.
Righto I'm off to see if I can remember how to update my slide show. Wish me luck!!
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