Friday 28 December 2012

The Most Wonderful Time

There's not a time in the year that I love more than Christmas.  It was amazing - the first year when Katie kind of "got" the concept of Christmas.  She went to the grotto,  sat on Santa's lap, threw the present he gave her onto the floor -  a contrast to last years phobic tears for sure!  What made this Christmas all the more special was that there were two little people enjoying the festivities with us.

What's especially amazing is that a two year old and four month old sat still enough to pose for this photo!  I only wish I'd been a little more crafty about Christmas, it feels like I've been running around like a headless chicken just to get the basics done this year.  Next year will hopefully be a little more relaxed and I'll start planning early. I'm very excited about the year coming, I'm going to try to plan some projects, so keep an eye out.

Monday 24 December 2012

What the Dooce?

I used to follow Dooce when Katie was just a distant dream.  I used to picture my life like that, with a beautiful little girl, so lucky.  I kinda brushed over the fact that Heather Armstrong experienced debilitating postnatal depression that she still seems to battle even now that her daughter is eight years old.  I hadn't caught her blog for a while but I'm shocked to find she's on a trial separation from her husband and that things just don't look good.  They seemed to have such a perfect life together - it just goes to show that truly all people want to show you is the highlight reel.  I hope they find some kind of peace from the pain soon.  Together or apart.

Saturday 22 December 2012

My Big Girl

It actually feels like yesterday that this little madam was born.  I used to call her Little Miss when she was a baby, but now she's almost two years old she's Little Madam and actually runs around shouting, "little madam!"  It's the most amazing thing to watch your baby grow from being a tiny helpless creature to someone who cautiously takes a present from Santa in the grotto, places it neatly on the floor then goes and sits on his lap.  She's beautiful and I couldn't be more proud of her.

Sunday 9 December 2012

A New Day

Hi there!  If you used to follow me on Blogspot then *waves*!  I decided to take the plunge and get my own website to blog from rather than use a blogging website (although I can still be found lurking on Tumblr).  I was all excited and "yay!" but soon realised that building a website from scratch is an utter nightmare.  So here we are, bear with me on technical issues, I have the IT skills of a raccoon.  I've been working for hours on simply getting as far as we are now, with no jewellery content and nothing much else than a blank blog.  But hey progress is progress, right?  I'm hoping to get a shop up and running (or at least link to Etsy or something) as you can see at the top of the page but really I kinda just wanna sit back and say, "oh yeah, it's not broken now, DON'T TOUCH IT!"

So in general, what do I blog about?  All kinds of things really, attention span of a raccoon too.  In a nutshell though you'll find posts about jewellery, food, crafting in general, gaming, general life, beauty.  Your general mish-mash of everything!  Hope to see you again soon (as long as I don't break the blog part of the website again).

Sunday 2 December 2012

Catching up

Wow, so I've really neglected this blog of late!  I'll be back very soon with a post with actual content rather than a "wow it's been so long!" post.  I'm thinking something along the lines of spending too much on ebay, sparkly nails again?  Who knows.  Maybe a cross-stitch Pikachu.  Just maybe.