Tag Archives: Inspiration

Down and in – Update on Build

Progress continues at pace now and our project manager (Caleb) is doing a great job of keeping us informed around what’s happening on site. He’s also full of advice and general helpfuln… Source: Down and in Advertisements

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House Inspiration

It’s been wet and wild here in the Waikato for the past few weeks which is hindering our house build.  Our excavator Sam has taken every opportunity he to catch up with the ground works and finally, we have a … Continue reading

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House Progress

The excavations have finally started on our section.  As it’s on a hill there’s a lot of soil to move around so the builders can create a level building platform. It’s very slow progress as it’s all weather dependent.  Of … Continue reading

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I can see a rainbow

I’ve been asked to make a very special blanket for a friend.  She recently saw the movie ‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the Earth’ and fell in love with the blanket that one of the characters had.  It’s … Continue reading

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My New Addiction!

I decided to try my hand at dying the wool I bought a few weeks ago.  I’ve only dyed a couple of skeins before in variegated shades but decided to try multiple colours.  Oh my goodness.  I think I’m in … Continue reading

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Crafty Day

I can’t believe it’s been twelve months since the last Hamilton Craft & Quilt Fair but it has.  I went along today with a friend and we spent a very pleasant few hours checking out the stalls.  This year there … Continue reading

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Apple and Almond Pudding

Feeling in need of something sweet I decided to make a dessert with tonight’s evening meal.  We don’t usually have one as we have been eating healthily and getting fit but I found the most amazing Apple and Almond Pudding over on … Continue reading

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