Monthly Archives: April 2010

Simple improv baby quilt

If you’re a friend of ours who has recently had a baby, you probably ought to stop reading now.. 2010’s quilt number six has been completed, it was inspired by this. I’m delighted to say that it’s made entirely from fabric I already had in my stash, even the batting I used was made up…

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A productive weekend

Wow! What a weekend! Here in Cyprus, we have been waiting for the “switch” – the sudden permanent change in the weather to summer, and right on schedule, it seems to have arrived. 27c this weekend and brilliant blue skies. The newly arrived warmer weather has also awakened our productivity. On Saturday we did one…

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Simple pleasures

M’mmm… houmous! I loved the stuff before we moved here and now I live in a place where its practically the national dish, so surely its rude not to eat it at least three times a week. Put it on a plate with homemade bread and well, is there anything better? This week we have…

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Quality time…

It really has been the most wonderful day. My sister and my niblings joined us for the day, we had a long walk, lunch by the sea and the most rarest of things happened… the sun shone. The phrase “quality time” is a little overused when it comes to families, but nothing sums up today…

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What we made today…

More bread sticks – this house is starting to look like a bakery! Today’s two batches fresh out of my mother’s oven, were cheese and garlic, the garlic butter made by Jim. I know we’ve seen them before, but they do look great… And an almost complete quilt top. I bought the charm packs for…

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