North Norfolk Half Term Day Out 4

Had the most wonderful day yesterday. The weather was amazing and OH had the day off so we headed up to Brancaster for a walk on the beach, and then to The White Horse at Brancaster Staithe for a slap up lunch.   I’d love to live in Norfolk one […]

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New Year, All Change 2

Ok that was a break and a half wasn’t it?  How are you all?  Good New Year so far? January was a whirlwind, lots changed and we had a lot to think about.  I’ve finally given up running Violet Posy Design, it was taking up all my time and I wasn’t […]


Thrifty Christmas 2014 4

I’m a rubbish blogger, I’ve just not had time to run Thrifty Christmas this year as it takes up so much time. This time round I’ve started a Pinterest with all the cool ideas I’ve found from around the internet. If you’d like some inspiration have a look, there are […]


Painted Dresser 8

I first posted about getting this dresser from eBay back in Jan 2011. I can’t believe I’ve had it this long!  And finally I’ve gotten round to painting it. Better late than never! You can’t see it from this picture, but there was some water damage down the left handside […]

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Christmas with John Lewis and Tree Hilarity 4

John Lewis asked me if I’d like a new Christmas Tree and £50 of baubles to decorate it with…of COURSE I WOULD!! Our old artificial tree was bought our first Christmas together as I’m allergic to read trees and after 14 years was looking a bit ropey. Also I had […]


Autumn Colours

In an attempt to get Betty’s (and my!) weight down we’ve been doing lots of longer walks lately. The colours at the moment are really beautiful. And although Betty likes to drag me round the streets, she is kind enough to stop and let me take some photos. Here are […]

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Making a Christmas Wreath with Hobbycraft

Hobby Craft kindly sent me a bunch of goodies so we could make our our own Christmas Wreaths.  We’ve not done anything crafty in ages. Miss L is now at the age where she’s rather play a computer game or head out with her friends than sit with me crafting. […]