Tuesday, 9 December 2008

Frantically Festive.

Well the small kiddie is back at school. At last!! And now I am soooooo behind it's untrue. Where do I begin? I think you've seen these chaps

and the trees

Well here is a shot of my last little endeavour as a WIP. They are now stuffed and stitched up and smelling gorgeously Christmassy. I have just uploaded the pics from the camera but Blogger is on a 'go-slow' and it will take too long to put them on the blog today. I will do it soon to show you.

The weekend just gone was Hellish to say the least. The low point was OH's diving regs falling into the sink in the cloakroom with the following result -

At the time we laughed and laughed. It was when he tried to plumb in a new sink that the problems started. He is NOT a fan of DIY or confined spaces, so combining the two was not good. Yesterday we had a man-who-can round and now all is sorted (apart from the hot tap is blue and the cold tap is red!!!) but no leaks. Phew.

Just to bring everything up to date, here's a very late THANK YOU to Katy (imagingermonkey) for my prezzies.

Remember way back in the mists of time I met up with several other bloggy mates?? (Sew To Bed, LucyKate, Meridian Ariel, IncyWincy, Ginger and PennyDog) Well we had a fab time. It was lovely to meet everyone in 'real life'. We drank lots of coffee and ate cake and watched the small people playing and falling in love and taking over the entrance to Starbucks. Yay! Then we went to Ikea and I spent - no, not the usual £30ish but £2!! How impressive was that?!
I shall be meeting up with Sam (incy) on Sunday when we shall be appearing as a double act at the Lichfield Christmas Craft Market. Come and look for us on the market square in front of St Marys Church and if you want to ply us with hot chocolate to help thaw us out then we wouldn't say no :o). It should be a really lovely day - I'm just panicking at how little stuff I've got made and I keep seeing Sam posting more and more stuff that's she has produced on her blog/Twitter/Flickr pages. I'd better go and get to work.
Hope you like the little tweaks to the blog. A festive Meez with a bit of mistletoe. Now don't go kissing the screen (if I have any male readers)!!! And a Chrstmassy/office party style playlist. As I don't have a works Christmas 'do' to go to I thought I'd have my own virtual one. Feel free to have a little boogie while you're online.
PS Such a shame about Oliver Postgate. I love the nostalgia of Bagpuss, The Clangers and Ivor the Engine. "The Marvellous Mechanical Mouse-Organ!!"


maria said...

Good luck at the craft market.
I loved his programmes too. The mice on the mouse organ where great. Also loved Ivor the Engine, woo woo (that's supposed to be a train!)

Jackie said...

I'm glad there's someone else like me so behind with Christmas(And google reader!)until after the craft market. I am looking forward to doing my ironing on Monday!
Good luck with sales.

lucykate crafts... said...

can't believe you only spent £2 in ikea, there must be a law or something against that!, i spent loads, mind you most of it was on the mattress. need to get a double one next visit!