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silly saturday

Remember Margo’s jumpsuit?!

Took meself off the last couple of days for a quick sort-of break from blogging as I’ve been starting up over on Instagram.

Yes, finally bite the apple, after several years of ‘gentle’ nudging from lovely friends.

Now, if you wonder from time to time whether I’ve fallen off the earth over here, click on over there.  You don’t have to sign up to read. 😆

I do try not to repeat myself, so there are things over there too brief for here, and vice versa, but the opposite. . . but with longer things. 🤨  (IG is for short stuff, WP is for longer.  Better?)

Like Margo, above & below, I have managed a bit of cleaning and sewing prep—hoovering/vacuuming, laundering rugs & washing the kitchen/bathroom floors. Keeping everything fairly clean. “Fairly” is relative, and currently means not operating-room-sterile, but acceptable under the circs.

barbara (felicity kendal) fitting margo’s over-sized chorale costume

‘Tis long past noon, but I’ve caught up on WP for the mo, so will stop, get dressed, and think about getting trash ready for the trek up to The Trash Compactor, about a 20-minute walk.

As it will be the second time I’ve been out in about 3 weeks, am not certain whether to rejoice or regret. The sun is shining and I don’t have to wear a coat, so will choose the former.

May you not have the other in thought today, or any time soon, Lovely Ones!

Stay Safe & Stay Home!

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silent sunday

Let us all be thankful for at least one thing today. If we do this every day, perhaps these positive thoughts will begin encircling the globe, ourselves, and each other. Imagine everyone encircled by gratitude!

From Saturday’s walk . . .

silly saturday

PSA! (Public Service Announcement)

Watch your Spam folders, Lovelies, as they’re having a field day.

And now on to the chronology of my Thursday mend project.

(The silly part)

Remember the placement, Lovelies…
Thought this was the tip of at least half a yard…
Oops. The cut out bit was my first piece… phew! 😳
Between Silk & Synt– hope that’s ok…
Remember that bit???
Let’s try this again

let’s have ☕️

You’re invited for tea❣️

Su has invited us over for tea. Here’s her invitation ~

I was so pleased to get positive feedback on my last tea party, that I’m going to continue to post once a month — mid-week, mid-month probably — at least for the rest of 2020.

If you’d like to contribute a post of your own — that would be great.
Maybe a shot of your cuppa and/or whatever you’re having with it, A recipe. A few words about what you’re doing/reading/making. What’s making you happy or pissing you off?  I’ll update each of my posts with a ping-back to everyone’s in the same way as I do with The Changing Seasons.

#virtualteaparty2020 for anyone on Instagram who wants to post images (or video?)

I’d love to be part of a global rolling tea party. Hopefully a few of you would too.

Hope this cookie cutter works on bread…

Stop by here first if you’d like to go over as a group, want to visit my fabric stash, or just to natter a bit.

If you’re early, maybe you ‘d help with  sandwiches.  I’m not sure about that cookie cutter. 😉

If you feel a pressing need, bring cake or whatever you’d like.

I’m planning on traditional bread and butter sandwiches, hot buttered toast, and maybe a few raspberry jam sandwiches, using my bread machine’s whole meal bread.

For afters I’m also bringing  a fresh Raisin Spice cake . (Recipe is here.)

Hope you can come and join the fun!

Last month’s Raisin Spice Cake ~ click pic to go to recipe

happy galentin’s ~ valentine’s day❣️

Don’t remember the name of the rose, but I couldn’t resist the delicate veining. Isn’t Nature fabulous?


Hello, Lovely Readers! I do hope you’re enjoying your day, wherever you are!

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Thought I’d share the above piccie from Chitown days. There was a lovely  flower shop right next door that opened the day I moved into my loft. They often had lovely stems as well as full bouquets. I do sorely miss the flowers and the people …

Meanwhile, what’s up with my sewing?

Believe it or not, I’m still working through Love to Sew’s “Create your Dream Wardrobe” booklet (right).

Yep, since September (here and here). You can get your own copy by signing up for Helen and Caroline’s newsletter.

Lots to share but time’s winged what’s it says it’s time to sign off. Dinner’s about ready.

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