4 Years of Blogging

Tia and Laura

Holy Crap. No, really??? Four years? Well, apparently! Weird, when you’ve been doing something so long that you can’t imagine what you’d be doing with your life if you weren’t doing it (and don’t want to) and yet it feels like only a tiny time ago we were walking along the street bouncing around (crap) ideas for our blog, with just two little babies in tow. Four kids now. Four kids, four years.

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The MAD Blog Awards

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Hello everyone! We wondered if we could just bother you for one small moment to ask you the teeniest weeniest little thing. Weeny. It’s awards season and we would so love to be considered for Best Craft Blog at The MAD Blogging AwardsIf you like our blog we would be so grateful if you could take a moment to vote for us.

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Our First #Crafttheparcel Applique Quilt Square

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We were recently asked to take part in a craft challenge with new postal service InPost to create a quilt with a group of other bloggers, each crafting a 12″ square and adding it together to create one big quilt that will be sold for Charity at Christmas. The challenge – #CraftTheParcel is like pass the parcel for crafty bloggers. What could be more perfect?

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Happy Birthday to us!!

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We’re 1 year old today! We can’t believe that we’ve already been blogging for a whole year!


We’re really lucky to have become finalists for a craft blogging award, the MADs, and to have become regular contributors for two of our favourite websites, Hobbycraft and Brighton Mums.

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2014 – We’re Ready For You!

Every year, January’s arrival seems to get hidden in the foggy build-up to Christmas, and then… Kaboom! There it is, with its expectations and promises of new starts… all destined to flop at the first hurdle. This year, we’ve been a little under-prepared and even feeling a touch unmotivated, so we thought it would be a good idea to jump on the resolutions bandwagon (even if we are a few days late). Plus, we figured, if they are written down in black and white, they’ll be harder to ignore. We thought long and hard over what resolutions to make and came up with these:

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