Craft · Crochet/Knitting · Reviews

Paintbox yarn v-stitch baby blanket

Another week and I’ve got another finished baby blanket to share with you, this one is for beautiful baby Bethany. Back in September I saw a picture from Design Seeds and I loved the colours featured. The colours are so zingy! I had heard of a brand new yarn from Love Knitting, called Paintbox Yarns… Continue reading Paintbox yarn v-stitch baby blanket

Family · Reviews

Rumpelstiltskin at The MAC

Tuesday evening saw a first for our family, our 1st family pantomine/Christmas show and visit to Belfast’s Metropolitan Arts Centre (The MAC ). We had been invited to attend the press night launch so I wasn’t sure what to expect. On our arrival we were greeted by the friendly box-office staff who directed us towards… Continue reading Rumpelstiltskin at The MAC

Book review · Family · Reviews

What I’ve been reading – Don’t Chew the Royal shoe!

Last week I received a goody bag from the lovely people at Scholastic publishers. One of the books was this one: Don’t Chew the Royal Shoe!  written and illustrated by Kate Leake. One evening before bedtime I read the story to my girls (aged 3 and 6), here’s a brief summary: Anyone who has had a… Continue reading What I’ve been reading – Don’t Chew the Royal shoe!