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This blanket was a gift for a wee little girl. I started working on it the day I found out that her mamma was having a she, not a he….all the way back in May! While the blanket and I … Continue reading

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Harriet joined our family this weekend. A birthday gift to Elena from my grandmother, she hails from Latvia. We bought her from Antonia’s Wonderland Inhabitant on Etsy. I adore Waldorf (Steiner) dolls and wish I had the time to try … Continue reading

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Ironing vanquished

Be proud of me! I conquered my ironing aversion. Elena’s pajamas are on their way. Unfortunately I’ve not produced anything worth sharing yet. Hopefully tomorrow. Of course, I’m making flannel pajamas and yesterday we had a top temperature of 30°C. … Continue reading


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Woollies for Tassie

It seems that Australia is ravaged equally by fires and floods each summer, and I feel helpless each year watching footage of those who have lost almost everything. During January, a number of Tasmanian communities were affected by severe bushfires. … Continue reading

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Baby brain

I know there are countless studies which prove baby brain doesn’t exist but I beg to differ. I tender my last entry as Exhibit One. Notice anything sad about my rabbit? It has no limbs! I have no idea about … Continue reading

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A red rabbit rattle

We’ve had a day of sniffles, stories and lots of cuddles here today. Elena is a sad snot monster so I’ve had very little time to get anything done. It’s not the best timing – I have boxes that need … Continue reading

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