sweet summer cover up

The good side of being, quite literally a bonified and kosher dusty old mole, is that at least I’ve been able to enter the made it monthly challenge, over at the fabulous woolhogs!

In case you didn’t know I’ve opened a Misi shop (make it sell it) you can check out my post here, anyways it has taken up a lot of my time, to say the least! Not only am I very dusty, but the house, well let’s just say we have a bit of a dust situation!

So, as I’ve been so busy being creative, for once entering was a breeze! I chose to enter this gorgeous super sweet waistcoat as it has been a real labour of love! It’s worked in a gorgeous silk and linen rowan yarn mix, like my bag in my post here. I had to add the chunky flower, as in case you hadn’t noticed I’m a bit of a flower power kinda chick!

I hope you guy’s can all forgive me for not posting/commenting as much as normal, but I have a right achy old back, which proves I’ve been slogging my gut’s out, also I can’t stop sneezing which is down to dust more than hay fever!

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Yay! little poppits has a Misi shop

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I’ve finally come out of my dusty mole hole and seen the light! my shop is ready, yay! The only down side is I can’t sell outside of the UK as my Insurance doesn’t cover it, but I’m looking into how to change that.

For those of you who don’t know, I recently had a craft fair, how did it go? Well let’s just say not good, it was dead as a dodo and I nearly shot myself!

But wait, something amazing did come out of it! I got a commission from a gorgeous retro ice cream van business to make some flower and ice cream garlands, how chuffed am I! I also met a whole bunch of gorgeous people. Of course my poppits cheerfully ran around spending their wonga on all the other stalls and my Aimee was very much attracted to the puppet stall! you’ll see what she picked up in my gallery! (enough said!)

That’s why I’ve been off the blogging radar for so long, in my dusty mole hole creating beautiful stuff (so it’s not all bad!)

For my on-line shop I decided to go with Misi, it was very easy to set up. It costs just 20p to list an item and they take 3% commission which, for my first baby steps is perfect. I did have a bit of trouble adding my photos, they had to be under 1mb, but the hubster sorted it by simply adjusting my phone so it only takes photos under this now, genius!

Ahh yes, speaking of the hubby has he been any more supportive yet, hmm in a word no! The grapevine has it he was heard telling Josh ” if your mum makes £50 I’ll eat my hat and a mouldy sandwich!”, aint love grand!

But I’m gonna show him, these might be baby steps now but for sure my millions are coming, ok so maybe just enough to get that big mac but who’s counting!

love and hugs Teresa ♥

crochet or big mac?

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I’ve got my first craft fair this saturday, which is why I’ve almost completely dropped of the blogging radar, again! I’ve been so busy making stuff, I feel half dead!

My darling hubby has maybe not been as supportive as he could have been, prompting my title, here’s what the little sweet heart said:

“do you know what love all this time you’re spending, you’d be better off working in mac donalds for £7 per hour, at least you’d get a free big mac!”

now that’s love for ya aint it!

any way before I show my gallery of snaps I’ve got to say a huge thank you to the gorgeous knitexpressions, check out this amazing prize I  won:

cool huh! hop on over and check out this amazing blog, you’ll love it so much!

huge hugs

Teresa

p.s I still haven’t forgotten about those awards, coming soon. x

Diary of a haggard mother-Cute birthday wishes

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my little poppits

It’s still monday, which means I’ve just made it to link up with olivers mad house to share this magic moment!

The title of this post sounds innocent enough I know, but don’t be fooled by those cute looking faces, (ok maybe just a bit!)

Recently it was my birthday, I had a great day and any mum loves cards from her kids don’t they? well how about this one:

Roses a red, violets are blue, poo is brown and so are you!

Don’t you just love my darling littlehorrorspoppits, they’ve sure got this mumma wrapped right around those cute little fingers!

yay! littlepoppits is back!

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Oops I fell of the blogging radar, again! I’m guessing I might always be like a little mole popping in and out! But hey, I was pleased as punch to find two surprises waiting for me, yay! I am the lucky winner of knitxpressions amazing giveaway, and also the gorgeous Antionette over at Fashion and fun after 50 nominated me for a super sweet award, how cool is that for a welcome back to blogging!

In my defence this time I have a good excuse, we’ve been on holiday to Portugal. We had such a great time and didn’t want to come home, I’m glossing over Hollie nearly choking to death on a sweet and Josh falling on the marble floor and getting concussion, but that’s just how we roll!

Looking forward to checking out what all you gorgeous chums have been up to, so look out for a cute little mole heading your way soon!

magic monday

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I’m so excited to share this magic moment for my monday linky with the olivers mad house!

I did it, I’m chuffed to bits, over the moon, away with the fairies………………………….

I did my 10K in under 60 minute’s! Ok so at 59:24 only just, but that is so cool for me! On the downside I didn’t beat the hubster, he clocked in at 53 seconds, but hey you can’t win em all! So mumma poppit is still running, and even starting to shift some of my rhino butt. Yay!

Magic moment time!

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I’m back and checking in with The oliver’s madhouse to share another magic moment with you guys! I love this link as it always makes me see how lucky I am to have so many!

This is my Joshua’s on his First Holy Communion. We had heaps of fun with family and friends and soon forgot about how manic it was to get everything ready!

As for Josh, well just look at him angelic and smart, there’s got to be some magic going on there!

angelic and smart!

Why can’t I keep up with this blog?

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As usual I fell of the blogging radar yet again! How is that possible and what is wrong with me, and why can’t I keep up with this blog? answers on a postcard pretty please!

I was just thinking, that I might chuck the towel in, but after reading some lovely messages from my gorgeous bloggin pals, I thought com on girlie get on it, so here I am yet again!

So grab a cuppa and I’ll fill you in on all the goss!

Yay, mumma poppit is still running and training for my half marathon in october! Ok so there was just one teeny mistake when I got some new barefoot running shoes. They were so gorgeous (deep coral) and having a blonde moment I pedicured my feet before wearing them (well I wasn’t having dirty feet in my new trainers now was I!). This was not good and resulted in huge open blood blisters on the arch of my feet,  ouch!

I did also find myself entering the ballot for next years London marathon! I kinda got caught up in the hype, but also hubby and the kids laughed so much it made me enter, and I’ve decided to do one next year anyways!

DSC_0613In other news, I did do a craft fair, with my gorgeous sis in law. We had such great fun we are thinking about going into business together and I’m really excited. I’ve also decided to set up a shop online selling crochet and vintage goods, I just need to come up with a name, any ideas?

love n hugs Teresa♥

May already, how did that happen?

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I’m linking up with cherry blossom rain each month to look back on what we got up to and catch some memories!

Here’s our picture version!