Christmas · I Made That! Monday · Sewing

“I Made That!” Monday – Christmas Tote

Everyone that knows me, knows I’m a sucker for a bit of the festive spirit. This last week at work I’ve discovered a dedicated Christmas station on the radio and have been treating my colleagues to an hour or so festive fun a day. I love it! (Jury is out on them.. ha!)

Book Review · Books · Picking Stitches

[Picking Stitches – Book Review] The Sudden Appearance of Hope by Claire North

Another of the books on my Summer Reading List, The Sudden Appearance of Hope is the newest novel from Claire North and the third I’ve read and reviewed. Before this came The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August and Touch. So what did I think of this last offering? Spoilers inside!

Cats · Life

Introducing Rhubarb and Crumble

It occurs to me that while my Instagram and Snapchat feeds have been clogged up with kittens, my adopted furbabies haven’t yet had a proper introduction here on the blog.

Craft · I Made That! Monday · Sewing

“I Made That!” Monday – Little Lace Headband or Getting my Mojo Back

Just a little one today. I mentioned yesterday about how I’m struggling with my crafty mojo right now. I suspect it has something to do with the fact that I started in on making some clothes, and it takes so much longer than small little makes that I lose patience and motivation. What I really… Continue reading “I Made That!” Monday – Little Lace Headband or Getting my Mojo Back

Book Review · Books · Picking Stitches

[Picking Stitches – Book Review] Morning Star by Pierce Brown

A few months ago I wrote about setting myself a Summer Reading List Challenge, with 10 books to read within three months. Though I (almost – 9/10) finished this challenge, I fell woefully behind in reviewing them, at least I have plenty of topics to blog on for a while now!

Hopefully now I’m not specifically trying to read so much, I’ll be able to get these reviews down in – digital – ink.

I’ve previously reviewed Red Rising and Golden Son and loved them both, so how did I feel about the conclusion to Darrow’s story? Spoilers inside!

Dressmaking · I Made That! Monday · Sewing

“I Made That!” Monday – Grace Dress

I know this is a day late and it’s not Monday, but oh well. Today I want to share something I made over the weekend. It’s a dress! Disclaimer: It doesn’t fit. But that’s not important right?!

Book Review · Books · Picking Stitches

[Picking Stitches – Book Review] Golden Son by Pierce Brown

Before my holiday I read and reviewed Red Rising by Pierce Brown. Three days in and I finished the second in the trilogy, Golden Son, (which feels like forever ago now, let me tell you.) but I’m finally getting around to posting this review! I’ve been so busy I’m behind in my reading challenge, and it was difficult to… Continue reading [Picking Stitches – Book Review] Golden Son by Pierce Brown