Thursday, December 10, 2009
Thursday, December 3, 2009
Saturday, November 28, 2009
Doing ; most recently, caring for my little boy who burnt his hand on the stove. Selling candles decorated with bees wax by all the 'Moonlight' families at the Silkwood markets.
Finishing up ABA for the year and planning for next year.
Works in progress; Felt tree decorations, a lotus birth bag, a beautiful Waldorf doll.
Growing; lettuce, cucumber, eggplant, silver beet, potato, beetroot, lemons and limes and a load of herbs.
Loving; winding down and the end of school runs for this year, finally feeling healthy, quiet moments with friends to picnic and swim in a beautiful a beautiful little creek.
Saturday, August 1, 2009
Like I have said a thousand times..Thanyou for choosing us Arki!
Arki's birthday was spent just doing the usuall sunday things, a trip to the markets for the weeks fruit and veg and some scraps for the chooks.
Monday, July 20, 2009
Saturday, May 16, 2009
Inspired by my monthly woman's circle, I decided to felt this moon cycle wall hanging.. although it is not so much at the hanging stage yet!
I like my knew awareness of the moon's phases and it is interesting recording the effects on my daily life. I haven't discovered a pattern yet and I think it is difficult when life is busy and the effects of night time parenting are always an issue.
I am also working on a wall hanging for Ben's room, which is of 'The Faraway Tree'. We read a chapter each night before bed and I have to admit I look forward to it as much as he does!
The stories remind me of my own childhood always with my head stuck in a book, and Enid Blyton was one of my favourite authors :)
Monday, May 4, 2009
Sunday, May 3, 2009
I will admit that the thought of staying with my MIL for two weeks had me shaking for a while, but it actually turn out to be a very healing time. Before we left home I went through a letting go process and managed to go with a relatively clean slate and an open mind...
It was just lovely to spend time as a family ! It is hard to get Mr 15 to do anything at all with us at home, so it was extra special :)
It was really nice to come home and just get back to normal.. we are just not used to such a fast paced life LOL.
Friday, April 3, 2009
Monday, March 30, 2009
It is nearly time to say goodbye.. I have really enjoyed dyeing this and having the colours hanging around the house to dry but I guess all good things must come to an end eventually...
I hope the new owner loves the colours as much as I do. I look forward to seeing what she creates with it :)
In return for this yarn I will be receiving fleece for felting...*drool*
Monday, March 23, 2009
Friday, February 27, 2009
Saturday, February 14, 2009
Now that I only have one child home during the day I thought life was going to be so easy! I am a little shocked that Arki has decided to throw his weight around in Ben's absence.
Consequently, I am not getting as much done as I thought I would.
I am rather hoping that Arki is just adjusting to the changes within the family and things will soon go back to normal, or the new normal..but some time for me during the day to knit while he plays beside me.
I have a stall at the Silkwood markets this week and I am going to sell ( hopefully!) some hand dyed yarn.
This will enable me to purchase some new dye colours and some other bits and pieces I need.
I'll post pic's of the rest of the yarn when it has dried :)
Thursday, February 5, 2009
Thursday, January 29, 2009
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Thursday, January 22, 2009
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Actually I have been trying to cut down on computer time and throw some attention to the boys, knitting and the dreaded housework.
Am I succeeding?..mostly.
Christmas and New years' went by quietly and without fuss, which is just the way we like it. I am grateful that all our families are interstate for so many reasons ( LOL ) But at no time more than Christmas, when we escape the hullabaloo. I am not a scrooge, but I don't enjoy commercialism.,I love my family but I don't enjoy polite banter with people who we wouldn't want to know normally..
I love a good celebration though, and this year we attended a lovely summer solstice party.
The holidays are almost over! Jake is wanting more holidays. Ben is ready for school. Their mother is ready for school too.. I never understood the mothers who complained about holidays and couldn't wait for them to end.
I wouldn't say I hate school holidays but I have to admit, there will be no tears when my little ball of energy trundles off to prep.
I have given him 5 years of 'mostly' connected-parenting, we have done many wonderful things together, but now he is needing the new stimulation, and lots of social contact that prep will bring him.
So..I am about to have just one child at home, with all the time I'll have on my hands, I have a few plans of my own :-)
That is for a new post very soon...* insert evil laugh*