JJ Crafts, JJ Writes

Goings On

I have a quick teaser update for the yarn I showed you last week. The blanket is going well and it is ridiculously soft and cuddly. I honestly don't think I've ever made anything this snugly. It's going to be one big square (think granny square but using a different stitch). It looks like two… Continue reading Goings On

JJ Crafts

SAL update and finally some stitching

I blitzed some stitching over the last week which means, after having not stitched anything for about five weeks, I do have some cross stitch progress to show you just in time for the stitchalong! Here's where I was last time on my adventure project And here's where I am now: The bad news is… Continue reading SAL update and finally some stitching

JJ Crafts, JJ Reads

Pre-Holiday Haul

There's nothing like a holiday to burn a hole in my bank account and I'm not even talking about the actual holiday or the travel insurance that I had to renew. It's all those little things you have to buy in. Some of them are boring holiday stuff like suntan lotion but I'm going to… Continue reading Pre-Holiday Haul

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And now for something completely different…

Before anyone worries, I haven't abandoned my Christmas cross stitch, but I've been working on it since August and I needed a break. There's only so long you can stay interested in stitching white on red and apparently my limit is 6 months! I did do a few more of the snowflakes but it's started… Continue reading And now for something completely different…

JJ Crafts

Custom Vinyl Notebooks

My brother and his girlfriend both had their birthdays in January. With everything going on I was mega late with their presents but they have them now so I can show you all. I bought plain blue and black notebooks a while ago from Hema, planning on customising them with some vinyl. This was the… Continue reading Custom Vinyl Notebooks

Personal

25 Questions about me Tag

Okay so this is another tag, I seem to have done a few lately but in my defence they've all seemed really interesting. I got this one from Liz over at Travel In Retrospect. I seem to get all my tags from her blog she has the best ones! 1. What is your middle name?… Continue reading 25 Questions about me Tag

crochet, Personal

A Return

I'm back!! Okay so I got back from holiday last week but this is the first time I've gotten on the computer since so hello everyone! I've been catching up with all of your blogs and comments (which I admit was a little daunting after not having WiFi for two weeks). I haven't actually written… Continue reading A Return

illness, Personal

Top 5 Tips for Holidays whilst ill

I'm currently on holiday (WOO!) and thought this would be a great opportunity to share some tips for traveling when Chronically ill as I know this can be a pretty daunting thing to even think about. I mean where do you even start and what happens if you have a flare/crash/massive spike in symptoms while… Continue reading Top 5 Tips for Holidays whilst ill

Personal

The Move – One Year On

It's officially been a whole year since we upped sticks and made the move from our house in East London to our ground floor flat in Guernsey (Okay, so it's actually been more like one year and four days but I've been ill). I'm not sure I can explain just how much my life has… Continue reading The Move – One Year On