Tuesday, December 27, 2011

new year resolutions

I think I will start this now. Yes before the clock ticks over to 2012, I am going to start getting organised.
Ok, here goes, what the, every time i hit the enter key this thing keeps just blinking away in the same spot, grr
Ok now where was i? Oh yeah,
1. Stop procrastinating. grr, this is really annoying, enter you stupid machine, today,
2. Start getting organsised. Oh i said that already, um let me see, i should be doing something, oh i know
3. Write purposeful posts, not just fluff that is eye candy, well its nice to look at pretty pictures all day, I must      admit, and i know of a couple of really well followed blogs that do just that, all smoke and mirrors, but i         guess thats what people like, not me, nooo...
4. Hmm, the grout looks grotty in this room, i should clean that, oh and i need to clean the kitchen cabinets, but i did spray the weeds yesterday, my god they have gone bonkers, hubby is not great at using the sprayer, he eyes it with disdain and stubbornly insists on hand weeding. The whole 5 acres. Seriously, the man is crazy. I need to find a gardener who doesnt charge the earth, i could pay in dirt actually, 5 acres of it. Now that would solve the weeding.
Now i found these amazing photographs by a gent on flicker, i couldnt stop looking at them, this is way more fun than weeding, or cleaning, i hope you like them too, real eye candy..did i just say that?

Following photos are by steve wall, his macro shots are stunning, little droplets of joy.

 And just something nature provided for a laugh...

happy new year!

Monday, December 26, 2011

Merry Christmas to all, hope your day was filled with love and laughter
May the new year bring all your wishes true
And keep those you love close to your heart


Monday, December 19, 2011

6 sleeps to go - ho ho ho!

 Some christmas cheer!

 Our table setting almost ready for christmas

This will be breakfast, one i made earlier!

Sunday, December 11, 2011


 I am trying to finish two quilts before the end of this year, one top done and another one almost finished with the freemotion quilting, which is fun ! I am getting better at it slowly !

I also found these lovely christmas thingys on this site at Frugal Living, I will have a go at the table runner, I tried some of the decorative stitches on my bertie, they will be just the thing, and will be tarting up the wreath!

Happy Sewing everyone, and thank you to Heidi for hosting again,

Saturday, December 3, 2011

stars in my eyes

i think that's what i will call this quilt now that i have finally finished the top, it has taken me practically all year to get this far!
I will add a red and blue border to finish it off, hopefully before next year!

On another note I found a wonderful blog that struck a familiar chord with my own love of wondering around  the snowy mountains here in Oz.
 Tom Ryan has written about his adventures with his little friend Atticus, which  I have not read as yet, but will be searching for this to read. You can find them at The Adventures of Tom and Atticus.
I love his page as it looks like mine !