Me-Made-May Week 2

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Not mending perse but fixing, finally attached this lining

I am a little behind the times with actually writing this post but hey-ho… Here is a round up of week two of my Me-Made-May 4th May: Today I wore two of my newest garments my Wave of Change Jacket that I knit at the beginning of lockdown, modified to have a zip instead of snaps, and my grey woollen… Read more »

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Me-Made-May, Pledge and week 1

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a few rows of pale blue darning on a dark blue thermal sock, resting on the head of a polar bear teddy from IKEA

So somehow May has arrived already, personally I am finding that this lockdown is going so quickly which is totally not what I was expecting from being forced to stay at home. I think it is probably becuase there is less to delinate the days and separate them from one another. Now May has arrived so has Me-Made-May and I… Read more »

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Vegan Bolognese

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Diced Onion, Carrot and Celery in the instant pot ready to make bolognese

Over the last few years I have sarted to cut down the amount of meat that I have been eating but this winter I really turned towards a plant focused diet. Adding a lot more beans and grains to my diet helped in a large way by the addition of the Instant Pot to my kitchen at Christmas as this… Read more »

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Quarantine catch up – Yoghurt making edition.

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home made yoghurt in jam jars in the instant pot

Obviously this was written a few weeks ago but for some reason I didn’t get as far as clicking publish… So everything has changed a little since the last time I actually published a blog post and tbh I haven’t felt like sitting down and typing anything out recently but here I am talking to the ether again…Everything and nothing… Read more »

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Autumn Plans – Pippa

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Aran Pullover Sleeve

So now that I am starting to get back into the hibernating/craftathon stage of the year (Ie Autumn/winter) I am starting to plan out the things that I want to make. Some for me and some for presents for Christmas, yes I said that word, because if I want to make everything again this year I need to start soon!Here… Read more »

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Summer Recap – Pippa

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As usual the summer has been a bit of a whirlwind which has kept me away from my laptop for a number of months, I’m sure it has forgotten who I am by now… Incidentally I am having to borrow a laptop to write this as I am still in “summer sailing” (despite what the weather says) mode and haven’t… Read more »

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