…… and sometimes when your not! Its hard to believe we are already half way through November . . . 2013 will be here before you know it!
I’ve been VERY busy over the past few weeks hence the lack of blogging. Unfortunately it has not been busy crafting. I’ve been busy with the furry family members, visiting my sister in London and generally catching up on those jobs that got left while I was away enjoying myself on those back to back scrapping retreats last month.
The trip to London to visit my sister was lovely and as I took Amy along with me we did a bit of shopping in the West End, took in some of the sights and Amy had her first ride ever on a London Bus!
We had a great afternoon in Green Park taking some photo’s. The autumn colours of the trees and all the fallen leaves make for a really pretty scene. I had Amy throwing the leaves up in the air so I could take a sequence of shots . . . thankfully my daughter loves the limelight and the camera. This was the result after a lot of laughs . . .
These photo’s are just crying out to be featured on a scrapbook page and they will, at some point.
Now for a quick update on some furry family news:
Not long after we got home from our trip I received a phone call from a lady looking for a kitten. She had lost her cat to cancer recently and just couldn’t be without one (I know that feeling) and so this was the beginning of something that I never thought would ever happen. I rehomed a kitten. Everyone who knows me was quite shocked that I actually managed to do it! The lady was lovely and little Eli has gone to a wonderful home so that made it easier but it was still hard for me to do. I let these little furry characters into my heart and although I know I really cant keep them all it is hard for me to let them go. Mo and Ethan are still here although there was a family interested in them at one point but then they got a kitten from somewhere else. If a home comes up quickly for these two little guys then I think I will be able to let them go but the longer they are here the less chance there is that I will be able to part with them. Their little characters are really starting to show through and Ethan in particular is a very affectionate boy liking lots of cuddles. Time will tell.
We’ve also been busy helping out with a foster dog named Marley. He came to us as the alternative was the local pound. He is a wonderful dog and very sociable considering how he has been kept the past year. The good news for Marley is that we have a possible forever home for him. He has met with the family and their dog and everyone got on great. He is going for a doggie sleepover this weekend to see how that works out so fingers crossed he behaves himself and we have a happy ending.
So, anyway, back to the crafting side of things, I did manage to do just a little bit of crafting over the past couple of days. The House Challenge on UKS this month was to create a LO using a blue, orange and cream colour scheme. Here is my entry:
Been There, Done That, Got the T-shirt!
When I saw the colours for the challenge I knew immediately the photo I was going to use. Its an old one of me and Amy from 2006 taken in our hotel room in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. We were all dressed up in our Kenny Chesney t-shirts ready to go to the concert and what a great concert it was! We had a total blast and sung our hearts out all night long. It was one of those moments you wish you could love over and over again, the atmosphere was amazing.
I have sorted through my ‘in progress’ projects and still have tons to do so here’s hoping I manage to get a bit more crafting time in over the next couple of weeks.