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Reindeer Poop tutorial

Reindeer Poop tutorial

I can imagine from the title of this post a few of you will have been like YUCK and a few more would be saying “I don’t need a tutorial for reindeer poop, I know how that’s made” … but bear…
Christmas Traditions - 2020 edition

Christmas Traditions - 2020 edition

Growing up my family had a few Christmas traditions that I remember. Christmas eve for example was a big night. There was cake, new jammies, a movie and leaving a treat for Santa. In the mo…
Covid Christmas

Covid Christmas

This year has been a weird one for everyone. But here in the crafty house we have been trying to find ways to hold on to some normality. For example, unless M brings it up first, I try not …
Thinking of Gran

Thinking of Gran

My Grandmother In my rose garden of memories, I see you standing there, An angel in disguise, Who taught me how to care. I long to hear your voice for real - not in my dreams. I am missing you so …
Snowman soup tutorial

Snowman soup tutorial

One of the things M loves about the cold weather is when we make hot chocolate. We have almost developed a tradition now, the nights get dark earlier, the hot chocolates come out. A favouri…
Harry Potter and the parenting fail

Harry Potter and the parenting fail

I’m in shock. I was snuggled up the other night on the sofa watching Fantastic beasts when the teen walked in. “Who is that?” pointing to Jude Law who plays young Dumbledore. I tell him, wh…
10 reason why I love October

10 reason why I love October

2020 has been a bit of a crappy year. We all know this, but we are in October and I’m in my element. I just love it so much! So, what is so special about October? Why do I love it so much? …
Plain Flour Bread

Plain Flour Bread

If lockdown has taught me anything, its that there is always a way to adapt. And that covered how we dealt with food too. Round here it was hard to get things like rolls and bread, and when …
Inktober 2020

Inktober 2020

I’ve loved being creative since I was a child. I used to get art supplies as gifts and spend weekends getting messy at the kitchen table with my mum and sister. I remember spending hours wi…
Mentally Ch(ill) - August

Mentally Ch(ill) - August

It’s been a tough month. I’ve only managed to get out the house once or twice and then I’ve pretty much been hauled up in my room the whole time. The pain in my abdomen has been coming and …
Celebration Brownies

Celebration Brownies

The Summer holiday is over and the schools are opened full time as of tomorrow. So in order to keep my mind calm and send M in with some sweet treats in his packed lunch, I've been baki…
New but not improved

New but not improved

"What is something you miss?"
Top 5 Pet Peeves

Top 5 Pet Peeves

"What are your top 5 pet peeves?"
No Regrets

No Regrets

"What is your biggest regret?"
Phobias suck

Phobias suck

"What is your biggest phobia?"
15 Random Facts About Me

15 Random Facts About Me

"15 Random Facts About Me"
Is it too soon?

Is it too soon?

"Something you are currently worrying about"
Mega Cookies

Mega Cookies

M loves his cookies, but there is a habit forming that “you can’t just have one” so rather than just making normal cookies, I decided to make mega ones. These are chunky cookies that are ki…
Deal Breaker

Deal Breaker

"Your opinion on cheating on people"
Mum in a million

Mum in a million

"The person you like and why"
People can be irritating

People can be irritating

"5 things that irritate you about the opposite/same sex"
Nighty Night

Nighty Night

"What do you wear to bed?"
Power of attraction

Power of attraction

"What kind of person attracts you?"
Change is good

Change is good

"How have you changed in the past 2 years"
Getting into the groove

Getting into the groove

It’s been so long since I’ve been consistently blogging. I initially took a break as my mental health was worsening and things at home had started to become really toxic. Not wanting to del…
Thank you NHS

Thank you NHS

Possible TW - Cancer, Gynaecological issues, Death Bit of a weird few days but now that I’m home and have been really thinking about things I feel a need to post. Early hours on Thursday I w…
101 things list

101 things list

A few years ago now I discovered the 101 things in 1001 days idea and I really loved it. Its like a different spin on a bucket list or new year resolution's. So since i'm giving blo…
The quaran-teen diaries

The quaran-teen diaries

So much as happened since I put my blog on hold. Too much really to delve into but the most recent thing of course being the whole world getting hit with the Covid-19 pandemic.  Here in the …
What a difference a year makes

What a difference a year makes

I have been debating during the lock down getting back into my blog and where I want it to go in the future. There is a lot of work that has gone into Just a crafty mama. And a lot of memor…