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Hi all. I'm Tracey SAHM to Erin and a crazy crafter.
My interests include:
Cross stitch
Rats and many other animals
and Surfing the web
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Monday, 17 March 2014

100 Days of Happiness (day 18)

I'm sore and completely wiped out, but, this is a good sore and wiped out as I have done a fair bit of decluttering today. I had to stop before I'd finished though :( So my happy is having some semblance of organisation, but, I may be popping a few painkillers tonight. At least I have done something to feel this way, I feel sore and wiped out at the best of times anyway.

Another happy was watching 'The Riches' with Eddie Izzard, love him.


Sunday, 16 March 2014

100 Daysof Happiness (day 17)

Today I have been working on Erin's never ending granny square and my dad came to visit. I haven't seen him in ages with my being ill so it was lovely to see him and have a nice chat with mum about her garden starting to come alive again. Hopefully I will get to see them and take some pictures. The garden is huge and has a gorgeous willow tree. One thing I miss most is the garden, no matter how I try my yard just doesn't give me the same joy as the family's garden. My grandparents had a huge garden too, the front was a riot of colour and the back was a small bed of flowers, the rest was vegetables. That has me thinking of picking the peas with nan and shelling them. I swear we ate more than ever went into the pot

T x

Saturday, 15 March 2014

100 Days of Happiness (day 16)

This is the second day we have been visited by a bumble bee, definitely a sign new life is coming. Yes the presence of a bee in my home makes me very happy.
Power of the bee 

So to honour these beautiful creatures I have ordered some nice bulbs for my yard (which will make me giddy when they bloom) and something for my mum as Mother's day is fast approaching (30th March in UK)

My humble yard will have freesias,gladioli, irises, sparaxis, crocosmia and tiger flowers.  Freesias have a wonderful fragrance so that will be a nice addition.

Tiger flower
I wish they were in my yard already.

I also hope to get some wildflower seeds to encourage butterflies and bees. The big challenge will be preventing the dogs from eating them or peeing on them or possibly digging them up.


Friday, 14 March 2014

100 Days of Happiness (day 15)

The first 2 seasons of American Horror Story are on Netflix. I have season 1 already (thank you Jay) but I missed a lot of season 2. So I'll be watching that and waiting for season 3.

It's the weekend which means no pesky school taking my baby away from me. She loves school and it is great, but, I  miss her when she is out.

T x

Thursday, 13 March 2014

100 Days of Happiness (day 14)

I need new batteries for the camera :(

My genius daughter brought her C.D.T project home today. She made an awesome desk fan with her name and a wolf etched into the plastic and little stars cut out of it. So impressed.

The other thing that gave me a chuckle today was a different news article. I'm sure it was very distressing for the man in question and I hope he is recovering, but, the idea of police officers scouring the area for a penis just cracks me up. Road closed as police hunt for penis

In other news my sister's partner is shaving her head to raise money for Alzheimer's Society so any donations would be fab Fran's Justgiving page Thanks x


Wednesday, 12 March 2014

100 Days of Happiness (day 13)

Happiness is a crochet hook in one hand and lots of yarn to play with :) In this case some lovely chunky, cuddly yarn which is growing into a neverending granny square for my daughter.

You can get instructions here have a wander through the site, I have plans to make so many things now.

The yarn is Fireside by Rozetti  from Poundstretcher


Tuesday, 11 March 2014

100 Days of Happiness (day 12)

Happy time today involved watching Grimm and making a fell good charm bracelet for when I'm stressed. It has Unakite, pentacle, moon, sun and other charms that make me feel positive. I also did some crafting for a swap.

T x

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