Hello girls, thanks for coming over for a visit to find out what's been going on in the world of Sweet Birdy Love.......
This week I have been focusing on a project that will be completed within the month.....can't say too much.
But lots of stitching, snipping and 'playing' taking place
and when it all gets a bit too much and I want to run screaming from the room.........
...I move onto something that's less taxing on the brain!!
Lots of UK bloggers are posting photos of the countryside Springing to life after being blanketed with snow.
Gotta love Snowdrops......I think there might be a little range of these cards in the offing.
It was a fun little make......but you all know I'm just putting off what I really should be doing!!
Last Thursday, out little op shop opened in town......
There was a ribbon cutting ceremony and I had to make sure there was also some cake cutting......couldn't let the opportunity pass.
So it was chocolate cake with jam and cream in the middle, chocolate icing on top and sprinkles......
Remember in my state of excitement about the opening I cooked a cake 3 days too early?!!
Well, I popped it in the freezer and made another one the day before and we had a double decker doozie.....
Gotta say it was yummy, this recipe has never let me down and is always chocolatey and moist......starting to salivate just writing about it.
On Saturday our wonderful wood man Alan, delivered a truckload of wood. He rumbled into the yard and did a 10 point turn so that he could angle the truck close enough to the shed to make for easy stacking.
That job definitely belongs to hubby and No.1 !!
I am already dreaming of evenings by the fireside spending quality time with yarn and hook.
Alan had a run in with a B double semi 3 weeks ago and unfortunately his tipper trailer was written off.
The driver of the semi was at fault
Luckily Alan walked away from the accident with very little in the way of injuries......
So from dry, brown countryside to a photo taken by No.1 while he was in Toronto.....
There was snow, he took his thermals and said he'd never been so cold in his life.
They had a crazy, busy time there and it all went well.
The whole trip was about networking and promotion and all that sort of thing.
So we'll see if anything comes out of it, but they were both very glad to come back home to some warmer weather and rain.....at last!!
I caught up with Megan from Indigo Midge recently.
We tried out the new cafe in town and it passed with flying colours.
Megan had some saved some seeds from her garden to share with me.
I love the shape of these Poppy seed heads aren't they wonderful?
I can't wait to grow some next season and see what colours I get.
She also gave me some Hollyhock seeds....
the flowers are black....yesssss!
The bees are still having a field day amongst the Zinnias, buzzing here and there, so many flowers to visit........
Tigger in the garden this evening.....
He's had a busy day sleeping inside and now it's
time to have a little lie down in the garden!!
Don't cats have an amazing ability to sleep just about anywhere?
Autumn is sneaking onto the scene here......the Maples along the drive way are colouring up.
The mornings and evenings are alot cooler although the days can still be quite warm.
We've had rain, but definitely more needed.
It's a nice time of year, with the heat of Summer just about behind us.
We have a busy month coming up with our Folk Festival happening on the 22nd-24th of March.
Lots taking place before that, but as long as I can have some quality time each day with my Janome I think I can hold it together.
So what have you been up to and do you need one on one time with your sewing machine/paintbrush/knitting needles and yarn to get you through the day?
Pleeeeeeease, say you do.......
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Take care and thanks for visiting,