December 2012 archive

Izabel London Sale!

This one’s for Erica, of Being Erica. If you haven’t come by her blog, why not? Go read! It’s great. I’m a fan.   You might of read my blog about packing hand luggage for five days, no? It’s here. Anyhow, in this post, I mentioned this little dress. A cute mustard yellow polka dot […] Read more…

Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen!

Most people I know, will be, by now, finishing off the final morsels of their Christmas pudding, watching old films, tidying away or laying on the sofa, finishing off the Quality Street (and hiding the wrappers, with shame) …Oh wait! That last one’s me! But one thing I do know is, tonight is the night when I […] Read more…

My Best Friend is Expecting!

My best friend is expecting! I can finally share the news. I’m so excited! In fact, I may be more excited than her. I joke, I joke! But, I am very excited. Just think of all the  lovely* things I can make! I’m almost squeeling as I type this. Baby M is due in June, so plenty of time to […] Read more…

Nautical Love Affair

My name is Donna and I am a nautical addict. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always had a ‘thing’ for nautical clothing. When I say thing, see slight obsession. It all started with my first sailor dress, the dress was monochrome, with micro polka dots and thee cutest sailor nap. It fitted […] Read more…

Yarn Bombed Gift Tag

A short while ago, I posted about low cost sentimental wrapping. Brown paper, bright coloured patterned ribbon and padded hearts are just some of the materials I chose to decorate my gifts with. On my travels, I encountered the blogspot of Sarah Montrose, Sarah highlighted the crafty talent of cranny + b and modelled her take on […] Read more…

Shhh! No Spending!

Today, I did something I haven’t done in years… I visited my local library. It’s been more years than I care to count since I last went.  I panicked whether my scratty teenage library card, complete with tippex artwork, would still work. You know you’re old when your library card is older than the children you teach. So, why the excitement over a […] Read more…

EBAY HAUL

There’s nothing much that can brighten my day more than snapping up a few eBay bargains for a snippet of their retail value. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been lucky enough to find a few items that have taken my fancy. Sometimes, I find eBay can be a little bizarre… the things people sell! Most of […] Read more…