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Scrapdolly
Interests: interests - scrapping, nature and cats ... and if possible all three things combined.
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It's been quite a scrappy month this month and I am cracking on with both the annual album and the Coast to Coast (now running to 4 d rings as there was a lot to record on this holiday of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Dolly's Dreamings
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The weather has been pretty bad with storms but we are missing our fix of the USA and being there in he fall so we went in search of local colour today. It was horrible and wet and windy (why... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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Well it's been an odd few days here. I had some issues requiring the doctor which flagged up concerns under the two week system. I was waiting to hear when I got a phone call early yesterday morning to say... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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OK so looking out of my window the world is not filled with Autumn joy - it's wet and grey - but my heart is. I love Autumn so much and the colours for this month's Berry Big Deal colours... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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One of the things I enjoy is when Facebook pops something into my feed that happened in the past. This morning up popped a series of pictures like this - view from our room at Niagara Falls We were on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I have been quietly scrapping away over the last few days as the mood has taken me - playing a bit of catch up with challenges, especially over at Pickleberrypop and at Scrap Squad This is one of my favourites... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I have a couple of new releases over at Pickleberrypop to share with you. There are lots of new products in store but, in the interests of transparency, I get to work with them free in order to promote them.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Between the showers we have enjoyed our daily walks and even found time for a jigsaw as well. Oh and there has been scrapping of course. I am thinking I am very much liking this retired life. We did spend... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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It is no secret to any of you that I love my scrapping. It has saved my sanity when things were tough and times were dark and I have made many many good friends through this amazing hobby. I have... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Friday morning is often shopping day and so an early start. Today was such a day and Nigel left in the cold chill of a 5 degree morning and hunted for us. Actually, the weekly shop is small, even when... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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The weather was lovely this morning so we headed off for an early beach walk. I couldn't bear to live anywhere else to be honest. Beach nice and empty and just 'ours' again now holidaymakers have gone home Four cruise... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Life is still quiet here. Daily walks, lots of Kira cuddles and a fair bit of scrapping. Today we officially packed away summer. We put our balcony furniture away for the winter which was a bit sad, but we have... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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We had better news yesterday - my goodness we could do with that. After losing Fiki on Monday, Kira's health was still being watched. She started thyroid medication 27 days ago and we had her review. It meant blood tests,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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There are a whole load of gorgeous new releases over at Pickleberrypop for Digital Scrapbook Day and I was lucky to have so many to work with. I must first share the most special page though. There is a collection... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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It is with a still broken heart that I post today to say we lost our beloved Fiki Fox last night. Born Mustafah Rafiki (meaning Chosen one and friend) our little Fiki was the runt of the litter – the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Yesterday we took Fiki back to the vets. I have to say at least our cats are varied. They have really never been tot he vets much over their 17 years - Kira for her allergies and Fiki for a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I am aware that the last couple of post may have lulled you into a false sense of the idea that I just go out all the time and I don't scrap. Nothing could be further from the truth actually.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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We are determined to make the most of our staycation ... we are eating American food and enjoying days out. We should have been flying to Seattle tomorrow for an almost month long trip int he National Parks. Instead, we... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Well we were supposed to be heading for an almost month long trip to America to tour the national parks of the west. COVID saw to that plan. Then we were meant to be travelling 3 days in Cornwall (no... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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It is Berry Big Deals day - well several days actually - over at Pickleberrypop and I have been blessed to have been given lots of bundles to play with and they are all wonderful - or should I say... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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We were due to have a short break away next week - three days in Cornwall - and to be fair our hearts were not in it. Cornwall would have been lovely but quite frankly it's not America and we... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Nothing much to report here other than a nice retirement life. Days are simple but very happy. I finished my blanket for my cousin (won't post it here until she receives it) but I was really pleased with it and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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No pain killers for three days - to say I am thrilled is an understatement. It woke me int he night but I powered through it! Fiki had blood tests today and despite having PKD since 2012 he is still... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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After a rough week I think we are all getting back on track. Kira is eating for England again (I think we need to get her started on the thyroid pills asap to be honest as it will slow her... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Well it's been a tough few days here but we are now seeing light at the end of the tunnel. After a whole series of vets visits the cats are returning slowly back to normal. I think we still have... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2020 at Dolly's Dreamings