May I take this opportunity to thank you all for reading - in the beginning I was ambivalent about blogging as it felt like I was talking to myself a little, but I soon gathered a little band of followers and regular commenters and I really started to enjoy myself.
Blogging has made me stop and take a little time to enjoy the everyday things in life, take more photos and just enjoy "being".
The lovely Cuckoo hits the nail on the head when she says "Isn't it lovely how the worst part of that day is now the best because it has become a funny story. That's one of the things I love about blogging. Lately when something is totally going wrong and frustration levels rise I think to myself "Oh this will make a funny blog story" and then things feel less difficult."
So a giveaway is in order!! I have a copy of "Home Sweet Sewn" by Alice Butcher & Gillian Farquhar up for grabs:
As well as the lovely tea & egg cosy set there are some lovely things inside to make - look at this apron:
Machine embroidery of your house (I really want to do this one):
Cute heirloom doll:
And lots more!! To enter:
- You must be/become a follower
- Leave a comment below
- A mention of the giveaway on your blog gains another entry
Name out of the hat on Friday wins, simples!!
Before I go and fetch H from school I must show you the cake we (W and I) made yesterday. Mr G and I fancied a plain old-fashioned Victoria sandwich with strawberry jam and whipped cream:
Mr G helpfully pointed out that it wasn't going to win any WI prizes!!
This is what happens when you underwhip the cream because you hate it too stiff and your husband is too impatient to let the cakes cool properly and persuades you to assemble them forthwith - when your back is turned the top layer slides gracefully off and lands on the table (well, it nearly did we caught it in time and re-positioned it so I could take a pic to show you!!)
It did taste yummy though, despite appearances:
Hope you have a good weekend....