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Category Archives: Getting new stuff
How delighted was I to pop up to the supermarket and discover a whole row of new pop up shops! New Windows on Willesden Green is a pop up project run for local crafters to promote and sell their stuff. … Continue reading
After our trip up Mt. Baldo we visited the beautiful village, where we came across Happening Lab – a pop up shop by a local artist. She was making more bags while we browsed around the shop filled with heaps … Continue reading
In my efforts to live with a smaller footprint and more ethically, I know I’m far from perfect. I try to be aware of everything I consume – Do I need it? Is there an option with less packaging? Is … Continue reading
I found this beautiful sewing kit today in a charity shop, complete with ribbons and other sewing goodies. Perfect spot for all of my threads, pins, buttons and what-not!
It’s now getting into that season where berries are ripe and ready and free for the taking! My sister and I headed over to Hampstead Heath and found a ton of blackberries, I filled our big glass mixing bowl! There … Continue reading
We’re back in this beautiful city and one of the top things that I wanted to do this time was visit a sewing cafe featured in the Guardian. It’s primarily a sewing and craft area, with café facilities on the … Continue reading
On Saturday we helped out at the Fair Christmas Fayre – over 2,500 people came and it really feels that a lot of hard work paid off. Sharon and I were in the craft corner all day helping people to … Continue reading
Lately we have discovered some really amazing health & beauty solutions, that altho they sound very weird, they are really wonderful! They are all healthier for you with fewer chemicals – and then there is the cost saving too, which … Continue reading
Lately I’ve become involved in setting up a website called Free Christmas, to promote a different way of celebrating Christmas. There is an absolutely insane amount of waste produced at Christmas time (check out some UK-orientated stats, and remember that … Continue reading