Monthly Archives: February 2013

could it be nearly spring?

As we sat in the Country Market cafe on Saturday morning with the sun streaming through the windows, I almost felt like there might be an end to winter after all. I mean, I know we’ve had a few sunny … Continue reading

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TaDa! a nice new raised bed

Right at the end of last year, I started building a raised bed out of sticks leftover from pruning our rather unruly lilac. I got half way up, ran out of sticks, and then it was new year, and then … Continue reading

Posted in in the garden, look what i made! | 8 Comments

for today…

Outside my window… it’s dark and cold. The cloud has settled, and I can’t see the city lights. We’re expecting more snow tonight. I’m glad I’m inside. I am thinking… about sinking into clean sheets tonight. I am thankful… for … Continue reading

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frugal friday – ‘but I want a new one!’

This week I’ve had a severe case of The Wanties. You know, when you get mildly annoyed with something you have, and want a new one, and then that wanting becomes SO BIG that you just have to do something … Continue reading

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frugal friday – making what you need (or want)

For this week’s Frugal Friday post (yes, I know it’s Saturday now), I wanted to tell you a couple of things, and show you something I made. First of all, this week I reached £100 in £2 coins! Each time … Continue reading

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