Mardi Gras

In the UK we tend to overlook Mardi Gras and instead mark Shrove Tuesday, which is usually accompanied by pancakes. In fact I reckon “Pancake Day,” is how it is more commonly know these days.  Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday,” is … Continue reading

It may be summer outside but…

…over at Crafty Boots Challenges our new theme for the next fortnight is Christmas in July! I know some of you will look away now but I also know that many of you have already started your Christmas cards as … Continue reading

Homage to Hels

If you are a regular visitor you will know I am a big fan of crafting goddess Hels Sheridan and regularly take part in her Sunday Stampers Challenge. I have also been lucky enough to attend one of her workshops … Continue reading

Purple haze

Violet creams, Parma Violets and Crème de Violette (a violet liqueur which makes a  fabulous cocktail called an Aviator). It was the colour of all these edible goodies that I held in my head whilst ratching through my stash in … Continue reading

Diamonds and butterfly

Craft packages ordered=0, craft packages received =0 I can’t believe I’ve reached the penultimate project of my blogiversary project in support of  Amy and Friends. That means you have just two days left to enter my giveaway. Scroll up to the top … Continue reading

Taking flight

Craft packages ordered =0, craft packages received =0 We’re in celebratory mood in the Beez household today. Not only is it Friday and we have survived the first week back from holiday but youngest son won the Skills for Chefs … Continue reading

Brown is the new green

Craft packages ordered =0, craft packages received = 0 I’m pleased to report that my latest trip away was thankfully uneventful. No intruders, no mice, no ants and no difficult venue managers. The worst thing to happen was that there … Continue reading

Valentine bee mine

Craft packages ordered =0, craft packages received = 0 Happy Valentine’s Day. Lucky old me got two Valentines!!! First time that has happened in several decades! One was from Mr Beez and the other was from … my little nephew … Continue reading

Future dreams

Craft packages ordered = 0, craft packages recieved = 1 The challenge at City Crafter Challenge Blog this week is “Be Inspired” and to use a bibilcal quote or inspirational verse. I have chosen a quote by Eleanor Roosevelt – … Continue reading