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Duchess Kate: "Astrid" ice blue and ivory floral coat dress by Catherine Walker

This is the “Astrid” blue and white floral coat dress tailored in a crisp textured woven  ivory and ice blue silk. It has a round Peter Pan collar, princess seams, three-quarter length sleeves and fastens at the front with self-covered buttons. 40 more words

Duchess Kate Fashion

May Household Day

Today we worked on staining the chairs we’ve been working on. We also made sure they all went together and added little pins to them with waxed thread to ensure we don’t loose the pins as quickly. 35 more words

Household News

Day of Rest

I’m told Sundays are supposed to be a day of rest. I’m not sure how that works when living on a farm, having livestock and working from home. 647 more words

Water, Water Every Where!!

Remember I said Lake Midnight had receded?
Torrential downpours since Thursday evening have brought the Lake back. So much so that we have ducks swimming in the… 325 more words

Day of Pink

Not P!nk, though, I did have her one the stereo last night.
No, I’m talking about the Red Cross’ Day of Pink anti bullying campaign. 446 more words

5 Hairspray Free Hairstyles for Work (and how to wear them)

In our collective quest to look amazing while caring for ourselves and the planet, hairspray (and styling products in general) can be a sticking point. Firstly, from the contents to the packaging, hair fixative is not known for it’s environmental friendliness, so cutting it out or reducing it’s use is desirable from that angle. 1,646 more words


It snows and everything is white

My daughter is 10. She is a constant source of inspiration for me. She has a talent for writing but she does not know yet. When we had our first snow some weeks ago, she wrote the following (in Dutch), followed by a bad translation by myself. 88 more words