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52 weeks of happy – 50/52

Well i think i have come rather late to this lovely idea. Its hosted by Jen at Little birdie   I’ve only just found out about it via another lovely blog called thistlebear. I’m presuming that it may go on for another 52 weeks so here is my first post and some photos of things that have made me happy this last…

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bootfair bargain

This weeks bootfair bargain is…..    a cabbage patch doll she is a later model from 2004 and in much need of some TLC but at 50p i couldnt just walk past her. I’ll spruce her up with a clean, new clothes and hair style and you won’t recognise her.

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No sew fleece blanket

I just found this on Snapguide and it sounds so easy Check out How to Make a No Sew Fleece Blanket (W/out Bulky Knots) by T F on Snapguide.http://images.snapguide.com/static/js/embed/script.min.js

dad, devonshire regiment, ww2 photos

Family restoration

I’ve been researching ancestors a little less distant recently such as my late father and his World War 2 records.  Back in January i came across some photos of him in uniform which i’d had for years without realising as they were in the left along with all the rest of the junk up there.  It was a real thrill…

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the magpie in me

Its true I am a magpie. I love small, bright, sniny and especially silver objects. Trouble is i cant afford to collect pure silver but have found items which are just as beautiful but are silver plated pewter instead. Behold the beauty of these little darlings Its a pig pin cushion which forms the lid of a very small box…

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Whats on your workdesk? Wednesday 221

As you can see my workdesk is tidy. (Sorry i know how much that might offend you lot) It is also boring. This is because… *dramatic pause* I am a lapsed crafter!! *gasps of horror* Yes i can finally admit that i have not done any crafting for months now.  Phew, that feels good. Instead i have been reading, gardening…

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Fridays smiles – the sky and the earth

Hello all you lovely bloggers, its good to be back sharing my Friday Smiles again. I’ve had a bit of a break to do some heavy duty family history and it has paid dividends. I may share some of my findings soon on my blog, it has blown me away and made me grateful to be living in the 21st…

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Herb garden UPDATE

I have a feeling that the garlic chive seeds i bought may have been duff as they still have not shown themselves so i have re-used those pots and thinned out my basil plants. I am so pleased with how these are doing and now my two pots of seeds have become eight pots of basil plus a few more…

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