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Apple syrup

A couple of days ago I went to pick up my metformin prescription at the grocery pharmacy.  I couldn’t resist checking what produce was in the discount bin.   662 more words



Well, my plans for this shiny new blog have been put on hold for a bit this month due to a very pesky ankle injury! I had thought it was getting better but it actually seems to be getting worse so have been given strong painkillers and muscle relaxants and am under strict instructions to rest it. 465 more words

Make do Monday-How to sew on a button

Something that might seem very simple to your average tailor is how to sew on a button. I must admit though that there are many shirts and even more loose buttons that I keep putting aside because there is a small amount of concentration needed. 240 more words

Dig For Victory Show 2015

A passion for vintage brings us together

It has been such a pleasure setting up the Bobbin Collective.  I established it a couple of years ago but wasn’t quite sure what to do with and lacked the time to do it justice.   386 more words


Make do and mend shoes

When I was a child my shoes were always hand me downs from older cousins.  Boy or girl we wore the same shoes.  Most of the time our shoes were a lace up boot type shoe.   754 more words

Frugal Living

Dolls dolls dolls

im sewing today!!!!!!

Like I said last week I have started adjusting my dolls slightly like this little girl with her shaped nose I really like this idea and with a new one I drew this morning I will be trying new shapes and sizes to give my dolls character.


Make do, and mend.

A new year, a new resolution. Most people vow one as they begin a brand new year and I for one have been guilty of making many a resolution in the past and this year is no different. 405 more words