(warning: photo overload plus gratuitous liking of ones own work follows!!)
Starting with a new peg for Mabel. It's the first time I've been able to cut into the Puppies and Kittens Ladybird book....our Mabel better appreciate it!
Mother's Day chocolates....
Granny's steps, adorned with beautiful spring flowers...
|This one is 'listening to sounds in the garden' and we needed rain. Wall to wall sunshine...all week! What are the flamin' chances? So we poured a jug of water over Mabel's umbrella. She wasn't happy...
|Flowers in ice.
The blossom tree in next door's front garden...
Mabel loving Minnie...
Finding Ned in a baking tray...Spending time with Granny and Nelly...last week we managed a lunchtime film (Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - loved it!) where we had our M+S picnic and a glass of wine (yep, that's right!) and this week we went to Willowpool where we had THIS:
|worth being fat for!
|The lovely Granny!
And Julie from Little cotton rabbits who chose 'knit' on pale blue...
The overall winner (lori) is in the US so hasn't received her block yet - I'll show and tell hers next post!
Some more blocks for Helen over at Helen Philipps. These ones are reversible - one side is muted nature inspired colours:
and the other side sweetie colours:
|They are in the post Helen...hope you like them!
And a special 'green rabbit' block for Vivienne from
Some new 'home' blocks (available here)...
Watching John Bishop's 'week from hell' for Sports relief...
|nuff respect...brought tears to my eyes and made me reach for the phone.
And lastly, a loooong family walk yesterday in the sunshine. I did a little research, found a 10k walk within half an hour of home - and we set off with a (heavy) picnic.
What I didn't do was read the bit where it said
'includes a 1300 ft climb'
Ooops...sore legs all round today, and a little sunburn. In MARCH?????
We're off to Devon on Friday for Easter hols, so wishing everyone a happy Easter break
(ps last thing that made me smile was the keyword search on my blog today: 'how many calories in a chipper kebab'!!!)