Thursday, 18 December 2014

Beautiful gifts from across the pond.

My Dear Sweet friend Paula, who I very luckily met on here,a few years ago now, sent Me the most wonderful parcel for my birthday and Christmas.  The sweetest handmades,magazines and tea,She knows how much I love tea.

She s SO clever .

Ted and Mr Valentine have been settling them in ,with cups of tea and sweet bedtime stories, I hope they like it here ....

Ted and Mr Valentine have brand new Christmas pyjamas ,thanks to my lovely Mum, don t hey look cute and festive?

I'm loving My dresser so much, You could say I'm like a kid in a sweet shop. My eyes light up when I see it.
I feel so lucky and blessed.
Thankyou to My Dear friend,Paula,I hope You can read this.
Wishing all of my friends a very happy blessed Christmastime.
Much love always,Julie Xxxxx

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

December days & sweet 16.

Hello lovely friends, happy December.  Gosh its been a busy month so far, but I'm almost organised for the big day, posting done, most present shopping done,hooray!

My crochet square for December ,top right, Santa Ted :))  Beary Christmas !
All of my Ted squares together, so far. For My crochet Your favourite things blanket.

Sunday was My beautiful daughters 16th birthday, sweet sixteen, She had a wonderful time. The annual trip to London,her favourite place.

Notting Hill, beautiful cold and crisp day.

Nottinghill market stall.

At Tower bridge.

Covent garden lights.

John Lewis penguins window,so cute.

Beautiful Harrods lights.

Meal at Jamie Oliver s , spaghetti with crab, the best!

My son & daughter .

The chocolate pizza He bought her,


She chose the giant chocolate caterpiller cake, the same one she had when She was 1!

A lovely weekend.
Back soon, with my Christmas decorations,
lots of love ,

Tuesday, 25 November 2014


Happy November!  Gosh its been a busy month, lots of birthdays and celebrations . My nephew,My brothers son Steven turned 18, it seems like only yesterday I was feeding him his bottle of milk when he was born.  We celebrated on the Saturday before his birthday by going for a lovely Chinese meal.


With My two, Gino & Nina,

3 days later was My birthday..

I went out to lunch with My Mum and Hubby.

And celebrated in the evening with all of my family ,including My nephew and brother with a gorgeous meal and chocolate birthday cake.
Only a little slice for me, I ve managed to loose nearly 2 stone since the summer with weight watchers :)
The weather has turned much colder now,the trees are looking bear and lots of snugly evenings now.

Rosie , sleeping on her arm,so cute, I ve never seen her sleep like that before.
Jack,his back leg s been giving him trouble,old age ,love him.

Then Sunday We had a Christening in the family ,Our Dear little niece Lara was Christened,My husbands, brothers daughter :)

With her parents and God parents,
My hubby was her God father,a lovely honour.

She is absolutely adorable .
Well, thats Me back up to date.
Too read about Ted, please click on the link, She has a new pen pal. Heres the linky!
                          Ted s place :))
Take care All,love Julie XxxxXX

Friday, 31 October 2014

Happy Halloween!!

welcome to our home, come in won,t you?

The sweeties are here waiting,if you don't mind a spider or two....

There is sweet little witches,

A doggie or two.

Everyone joins in the fun,  including sweet Ted and friends....

pumpkins galore...

I hope You enjoyed Your visit and ate a candy or two.

Lots of callers this year, the weather was the driest and mildest I ve known in the U.K.

I was told by a lovely little boy My house was the best decorated house he d visited,

so cute.

I hope You had a happy Halloween, wherever You are and what ever You were doing?

Back soon,

lots of love,Julie,

Sunday, 12 October 2014

New baby bear blanket .

Hello Dear friends and happiest of Sundays to you.  This week I finished the bear blanket I ve been working on for the past few weeks.

This is the second bear blanket I've made, a lovely lady on Instagram asked me to make her one back in the summer.

This one above,  I was very flattered and happy :)

Here's all of the squares ,ends sewn in and bears ready :)

I've got to show you this piccie, My dear Auntie sent me a gorgeous bouquet of flowers to say thankyou for a blanket I crocheted for her,It was such a wonderful surprise.

Onto joining,happy days.

sewing in ends.

And its keeping me warm :)

A border was added,Rosie got comfy,bless her,sleepy baby.


Hope You like it?
bye for now,love Julie Xxxxxx