All posts tagged: knitting

#100happydayschallenge #18 Confusion Reigns…..

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Family / Life / Love

Usually the days leading to my birthday are filled with excitement, giddiness and anticipation…….and that’s just me! I’m sure the kids and Darren find it tiresome at this stage. However this year it sneaked up on me without he usual fanfare. As I lay in bed willing myself to get up for work I could hear the sound of footsteps approaching my bedroom door. As the door opened a chorus of happy birthday sang out and […]

#100happydayschallenge #day8 Procrastination has become my middle name!

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Life, Love, Family

Day 8 of the #100happydaychallenge and I’m tucked up on the sofa, the fire is lit and I have my knitting needles in my hands. I am going to finish this cardi asap!! I bought this wool after turning 40 last year and never imagined that I’d still be knitting it as my 41st birthday rapidly approached. Lots of other knitting projects have been completed in the mean time but this is definitely getting finished […]


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A Room of One's Own / Knitting / Life / Organising / Procrastination

I am finally getting round to organising my study. I’m trying to be ruthless and throw away all the notes that I have clung on to from college. It’s working out well……ish! I am getting side tracked along the way. So much so that I decided to have a bit of a give away on my Facebook knitting  page. I have added the link to the blog if anyone would like to join in and […]

Silver Linings

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Blog Awards Ireland 2014 / Life, Love, Family

After starting the week with a dark cloud hovering over my beautiful patch of Leitrim things have gotten better and better! I recently joined Creative Longford, a group of extremely talented crafters from, yes you’ve guessed it……Longford. ( I manage to be eligible to join as technically I don’t really live in Leitrim at all, a fact my lovely husband delights in pointing out to me). At the moment Creative Longford is taking part in […]


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Life, Love, Family

#100happydays. I spotted this challenge on my cousins Facebook page and was intrigued. Can you be happy for a 100 days in a row? This challenge asks you to document it by posting a photo of something that made you happy each day for a 100 days in a row. There is an assumption that the majority of those that take up this challenge fail to complete it because our lives are busy and there is less […]