Christmas gift bags
Children, Crafts, Making stuff

Making stuff 7: teachers’ gifts

Christmas is coming (like Game of Thrones "winter is coming" all ominous and doom-laden). This means that my carefully laid plans are coming to fruition. Gin has been prepared (Making stuff 3: annual gin, jam and chutney marathon) and bottled (Making stuff 4: gin bottling time) and so the time has come to put together… Continue reading Making stuff 7: teachers’ gifts

Sunshine Blogger Award
Writing

Sunshine Blogger Award

Thank you It was a huge surprise to have my blog nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award, I didn't know anyone was really reading this let alone enjoying what I write. Thank you so much My Forty Something Life for the nomination (and for setting my homework to write this post!). My Sunshine Blogger post The… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award

Making thank you cards
Children, Crafts, Making stuff

Making stuff 1: teacher thank you cards

I'm not crafty or arty. I hate glitter and slime and play doh. However, I love teachers and TAs. They are amazing and I like to think that a home made thank you that is the result of effort helps to show how sincerely we appreciate everything they do. This year we've made cards. Last… Continue reading Making stuff 1: teacher thank you cards