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Bloom 2017 – A Little Catch Up

  Time is flying. I have some flower arrangements to share from before we went away. Thought I better post them before winter sets in……. I picked a great big bucket of everything that was pickable just before we set … Continue reading

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The Click Tick List – Experience a Total Eclipse

The main reason for our holiday to the US was to see the Great American Eclipse of 2017. Seeing an eclipse was on my list and we had been planning to see the 2017 one since 1999 when Gav and … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Twenty Four and Twenty Five

Our adventures across the pond have ended and we are back home to reality. Coming home is always bitter sweet for me. Of course I’m glad to be back, to see family and our Buddy boo. But we had a … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – White Whites

Just popping in to share this vase of pretty white flowers, We are still stateside but this photo has me thinking just a little bit about home. Here we have Scabious, Ammi and Borage with one single sweet pea stem … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Twenty Two and Twenty Three

Hello. I’ve been quiet for a while because we are away on a family holiday and I’m having issues using Gav’s laptop to process photos………. Technology eh? But I uploaded some images before we left so lets catch up a … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Candy Pink

I think I fall into this trap every year. Here in the UK the long school holidays start towards the end of July with the kids going back to school the first week of September. June and July goes by … Continue reading

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A Baby Quilt

It was all my Mums idea after she saw the Christmas quilt I made for my younger niece. She suggested that I made one for the new baby and I decided it would be fun to ask my niece to … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Twenty One

Here we go again…. Planted lots of sunflowers this year, not as many as I’d like but plenty to enjoy and cut a few stems. More of them. It’s on her summer list….. First ripe tomato. Bee on Cerinthie. Family … Continue reading

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52 Stories – Number Fifty Two – His & Hers

A big welcome to the last in this series of posts all about scrapping the stories I want to tell. I say the last post but of course I will be carrying on the scrapbook journey and hopefully telling more … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Sweet as a Sweet Pea

This was perhaps the second bunch of Lathyrus I have picked this summer, a welcome sight indeed. I chose a collection six packets of seeds from Sarah Raven this year. I sowed them all and had over 50 plants but … Continue reading

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