WARNING!!!! HUGE POST ALERT
Phew! What a fortnight I have had. First stop was my retreat at Loch House Farm with some of my teamies from UKS and what a blast we had. Laugh, chat, eat, sing and scrap . . . basically we had a ball. I managed 10 LO’s and a mini book whilst I was away (I know . . . crazy productive … lol) The mini book is constructed awaiting photo’s so once they are in I will share that in a separate post, but for now here are just some of the LO’s I did (some I cant share just yet)
The twins with their chicken pops back in 2000 -
Tony doing ‘you know what’ in the bath tub -
All three of our munchkins enjoying the hot tub back in 2002 -
And Joe aged 2½ giving me the biggest bestest smile face ever! -
Joe looking rather dapper in my sunglasses this summer -
And finally, Joe showing off his catch of the day!
I’ll share the rest over the next few days as one or two of them just need a few finishing touches.
So after 5 wonderful days with the girls I flew home to recuperate before the next retreat. Well, that was the idea . . . but oh no, it never quite works out as we plan does it. After a good nights sleep in my own bed on the Monday night I woke on Tuesday feeling just a tad tired but that was OK as I had nothing much to do other then sifted through photo’s ready for the retreat coming up that weekend. The phone rings. Its my vet. Three orphaned feral kittens have been brought in to be destroyed . . . . the rescue shelter cant / wont take them (apparently because black kittens are so hard to rehome!)and my vet is having a hard time putting these babies to sleep as they are so clean and healthy and thriving. Will I take them ? . . . . . oh course I will!! I immediately set to work erecting the kitten pen then went off to pick them up. They are doing great! They are so cute and I will introduce them to you all in a separate post dedicated just to them.
So, back to the plan. Of course having 3 babies in the house is just a bit distracting so getting my stuff ready for the retreat went a but haywire. Friday came around and I was jetting off again, this time to Coventry to attend the Creative HeART and Soul Retreat. Wow! What a retreat. Debbie and Tracie the organisers did a fabulous job. Everything was wonderful and all the little ‘extras’ they put on for us were delightful. Our teachers for the weekend were Erin & Laura fco-owners rom Glitz Design, Jody Sanford the co-owner from Fancy Pants and Tracie Hudson who taught the Authentique Classes. I havent finished any of my projects from the classes yet but I will hopefully get them done during this week. Its mostly finishing touches and adding photo’s to mini books.
And breathe! So, just a bit exciting, just a bit tiring but a whole lot of fun. I dont have time to sit back and relax though . . . . over on UK Scrappers there is a cyber crop starting this Friday to celebrate its 10th birthday and a few months ago I was contacted by MaryAnne and asked to do a class. I was so honoured to be asked, its my first time at doing a class for such a wide audience (I have only done one for my teamies in the past) and Im just a bit nervous about it all. My class goes live at 3pm this Friday and its a mini book class . . . pop over and join in the fun, there are going to be loads of great classes going live over a 10 day period and everyone can join in.
Thanks for stopping by!