November 2015

Just a little tip for this time of year


Giving the turkey the heave-ho!

Well sort of.  For years, we’ve chosen a whole bird; my husband has done extensive research into the best cooking methods and has always produced a phenomenal result.  However, I couldn’t get my head around the waste – I detest brown meat – and I don’t have a stock pot large enough to contain the carcass of a 14lb-er! Continue reading “Giving the turkey the heave-ho!”

Advent House design ideas

Hobbycraft emailed me the other day with this idea for one of the advent ‘calendars’ I bought.  I love this…608525_1000_5_800

However, I’m not sure that a 10 year old boy would appreciate it in the same way.

Blood, sweat and insomnia pt1

So now that you’ve (hopefully) had a look at my Christmas Planner, I hope you have downloaded and started to fill it in!  I thought – rather modestly – that you might like to know what prompted me to undertake such a task.   Continue reading “Blood, sweat and insomnia pt1”

It’s been a labour of love but it’s here!

Please put your hands together for my first Christmas Planner!


Christmas Planner graphic

It’s a bit of a work in progress, so if there’s anything you’d like me to include, please let me know.

It’s designed for an A5 ARC planner (see the range at Staples) but I’m sure it can be used in an A5 filofax and A5 ring binder.

Enjoy & download here!!



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