Friday, 25 July 2014
Friday Favourites #25
I thought I wasn't going to have much to include today, as it feels like it's been a quiet week, but looking back through my photos I was pleased to find lots of moments to share. That's what I love about posts like this - remembering all the happy little things that make life special, especially as my chemo-fried memory isn't what it used to be.
A late, lazy breakfast. I love being at home. Love, love, love it. Just pottering around, taking care of myself and doing whatever I want. Perfect.
Poppet being a cutie pie, hanging out in her favourite drawer.
I couldn't resist these dinosaur pyjamas and I'm glad I treated myself, as they are the comfiest thing I've ever worn in my life, ever. For real. And of course I love these diner stickers, because diners. And stickers.
It was National Hotdog Day earlier in the week and Hannes and I will jump on any excuse to make yummy food, so we cooked up some veggie frankfurters and I made potato salad with potatoes we grew ourselves! So exciting and it was delicious.
Soldier's having a love/hate relationship with the weather at the moment - he loves being outside, but he's finding it far too hot and keeps flopping around on the floor. Poor pickle.
I found a vintage flower press in a charity shop recently and this week I finally got round to picking some flowers to press. I can't wait to see how they turn out.
More stuff that I grew! Actually, not strictly true, as I was given the tomato plant. It hadn't yet flowered though, so I did help it grow big enough to produce these little cherry toms. There are quite a few more on their way too. I really dig this growing malarky.
My mum sent me this picture of a little prickly guy she found on her doorstep. I'm so jealous - I love hedgehogs!
I made two thank you cards for people this week, which means I must have a lot to be thankful for. The first was for my hairdresser for doing such a great job with my blue hair and the second card was for my neighbours, to say thanks for the awesome vintage swing seat they gave me. I also baked them a banana loaf cake.
It felt so good to be crafting and drawing and making again. I can't wait to get my office/workspace set up properly so that I can get to making stock for my Etsy store. There will be cards, stationery, illustrations, prints, handmade goodies and bits and bobs of vintage. Meanwhile, if you'd like to commission a card for a special occasion, or anything else, pop me an email! (Just click the envelope icon at the top of the page).
All these little snippets bring me such joy - I hope you enjoy sharing them. What have been your favourite moments this week? Make sure you take time to love the little things!
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