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Ah, I watched Dowton yesterday - hubs was complaining he had to avoid the Metro on Monday for fear of spoilers…!
Toggle Commented Sep 23, 2014 on (112)2014 at {quilt} while you're ahead
Um Mon, did you take it off your sister and bring it home??? Wouldn't like to be your Mum when you question her….
I couldn't do 3am either. Nasty. In fact, 6 for school this morning was painful enough!
Toggle Commented Sep 3, 2014 on (104)2014 at {quilt} while you're ahead
That is a truly good quote. Feeling the need to write it in big letters somewhere.
Toggle Commented Aug 30, 2014 on Soul dye at the scent of water
Your lovely post has reminded me how much I love the woods in Autumn. My closest ones are a little way off, but I feel I must pay them a visit soon.
Toggle Commented Aug 30, 2014 on an at home holiday (part 2) at Little Cotton Rabbits
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Buy the cowboy boots! I've been coveting a pair of grey suede ankle boots with more than a whiff of Nashville to them. I may yet give in.
Toggle Commented Aug 30, 2014 on (103)2014 at {quilt} while you're ahead
Sounds delicious!
Oh dear. But good sewing weather though? I'll not mention that it's still scorchio here then.
Send a little rain this way - my garden looks more parched than Tuscany! Though not tomorrow - we are off to the beach...
It is gorgeous Megan. I too get a little sweaty handed at the prospect of lace. I have made my way through it on the odd occasion, but only with a lifeline every single pattern repeat.
Toggle Commented Jul 23, 2014 on Paravel Wrap at the scent of water
I have four days to go and I'm hanging on by the fingernails. Today, I boycotted a concert. J was singing 2 songs with his whole year, it was a 3 hour extravaganza. I decided to cut my losses.
Toggle Commented Jun 30, 2014 on (81) 2014 at {quilt} while you're ahead
Just think of the opportunities - when you are cross with the offspring or M you can tell them to talk to the hand.
Toggle Commented May 15, 2014 on (65)2014 - hand - at {quilt} while you're ahead
Oh dear. Not so tasty. But the bag is pretty enough to take your mind off it!
The routine seems to have hit me full force post-Easter. Life, eh? Loving your placemats.
Toggle Commented Apr 28, 2014 on (60) 2014 at {quilt} while you're ahead
Hang in there Lily - though it is a tough thing for her to go through (and you, mama) if she is being well supported at school she has every chance of coming out of the other side a wiser and stronger individual. Hard to bear that in mind when, if you are anything like, me the mother lion in you just wants to rip the bullies to shreds.
Toggle Commented Mar 28, 2014 on Romper at Tree Fall
Now I feel really ashamed. Like the evil fairy at the wedding. But I'm not - I hope they will be blissfully happy and they will know they have a dear friend who truly cares about them.
You go, dress girl!
These teenager things ARE a bit scary (but don't tell them I said so)! I'm not sure how ready I am to see the man within - there is still work to do!
Toggle Commented Mar 23, 2014 on (44) 2013 - 13 - at {quilt} while you're ahead
I like that you write in your cookbooks - mine are all annotated too! And Tessa Kiros' Banana Bread is my favourite (it's in Apples for Jam) - I love that she doesn't turn baking into some multi ingredient trauma.
Toggle Commented Mar 19, 2014 on (41) 2014 - cakes - at {quilt} while you're ahead
You know the best place? Gray Line Linen - okay, it is in New York, but needs must! And I'd just like to mention that I'd be more than happy to carry any bags and am undaunted in even the scariest of fabric shops...
Very elegant - Thimbleanna's comment made me snort with laughter in an unladylike fashion though.
Toggle Commented Mar 13, 2014 on (38) 2014 - pjs - at {quilt} while you're ahead
With a shawl that beautiful you can embrace your inner granny and wear it however you please (though backwards is popular with the young hipsters methinks)! And isn't it amazing how different a little sunshine makes us feel?
Toggle Commented Mar 10, 2014 on definitely spring at Little Cotton Rabbits
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We ate lunch on the hoof, but it's roast pork for dinner - smelling good already! I too have a jar of marshmallow fluff in the cupboard - mine was purchased for whoopee pie filling. It is ludicrously sweet, but seems irresistible to children. M's Lisa Congdon homework looks much better than mine (not surprising).
Toggle Commented Mar 9, 2014 on (36) 2014 at {quilt} while you're ahead
I keep telling you life is too short to clean a rugby boot. Or football, or hockey, or cross country trainer…..
Toggle Commented Mar 4, 2014 on (33) 2014 at {quilt} while you're ahead
Oh the trauma. When ours broke, I had washing in various locations round the village with different friends. You could gauge the depth of our friendship by what I'd put in your machine - best mate got the undies. Slightly uppity neighbour, only work shirts.
Toggle Commented Feb 8, 2014 on Painting (not laundry) at kirstencan