Moving House, Getting Hooked, Getting Hitched

It’s been a busy few weeks, so busy I’ve found no time to write this poor, neglected little blog. Sorry blog. First, we moved in with my parents. De-cluttering, packing, emptying and cleaning a house is about a hundred times more stressful with kids than when single. I moved 17 (ish, maybe more) times pre-children and it bothered me not one bit. This time? I’d like to say never again, but given that most of our stuff is in storage and while I love my folks dearly, this really isn’t a long-term solution, I know that soon we will have to do it all again. But then, after that time, never again. No way. Next house is the FOREVER house.

Probably.

Maybe, like, the ten year house.

Or five. I get bored fairly easily.

So we have been settling in and getting used to being a family of six. And while doing that, I have been learning to crochet, and please excuse the pun – I’ve obviously spent far too much time around my dad – but I’m hooked. I love it. I’m not great at it, but I’m giving it a go, and I’m creating (crappy, rough round the edges) stuff, and I absolutely love it. I have discovered the beauty of yarn, all the colours and textures, and a whole new world of blogs and magazines, and I have developed a huge crafty crush on Kat Goldin, whose book, Crochet At Play, is just adorable. I have started one of the projects in there today, and I am hoping against hope that I can actually pull this one off without dropping/picking up stitches, or having to unravel lines and lines of work because I just can’t count. Turns out counting is quite important in crochet, and I really am bad at anything numbery. If this project is a success, I might just post pictures on here.

If it turns out like everything else I have crocheted so far, I will post pictures of someone else’s more successful work. Ha!

And as well as moving house and learning a new craft, and you know, life, I’ve been frantically organising a wedding that, quite frankly, has crept up on me more stealthily than a fairy ninja. It might have been almost ten months since The Boyfriend proposed but it’s now 5 weeks ’til the big day, and nothing is quite finished. Mainly due to the fact that when it was about 11 weeks to the big day, we realised that NOTHING had been done, and we finally got our bottoms in gear and booked some stuff.

It is getting there, we just haven’t quite reached there yet.

Oh, and just for good measure, The Princess may need an eye patch or maybe glasses thanks to a lazy eye, and Little Pea definitely needs grommets. We are currently waiting on two hospital appointments.

Phew! What a month. Here it is in pictures.

 

 

 

Digiprove sealCopyright secured by Digiprove © 2014

11 Comments

Filed under The (Dummy) Mummy, The Children

11 Responses to Moving House, Getting Hooked, Getting Hitched

  1. Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it. Look advanced to more added agreeable from you! However, how can we communicate?|

  2. As soon as I observed this web site I went on reddit to share some of the love with them.

  3. merchant card processing

    Quality articles or reviews is the main to interest the people to pay a visit the site, that’s what this web site is providing.|

  4. Moving forward, these people can be anticipated to begin families resulting in higher housing demand and also
    as a result higher custom pop up gazebos uk need.

  5. Nice post. I was checking constantly this blog and I am impressed! Very useful info specifically the last part :) I care for such information much. I was seeking this particular info for a long time. Thank you and best of luck.|

  6. Aw, this was an incredibly nice post. Finding the time and actual effort
    to make a superb article… but what can I say… I put things off a whole lot and don’t seem to get
    anything done.

  7. whoah this blog is wonderful i like reading your posts. Stay up the good work! You already know, many persons are hunting around for this info, you can help them greatly. |

  8. Spenz, by far the fastest inputs for cash. Free but iPhone/web only

  9. Hi! I understand this is somewhat off-topic but I needed to ask. Does operating a well-established blog such as yours take a massive amount work? I am completely new to operating a blog but I do write in my journal on a daily basis. I’d like to start a blog so I will be able to share my experience and views online. Please let me know if you have any kind of recommendations or tips for brand new aspiring bloggers. Appreciate it!|

  10. Good day I am so delighted I found your web site, I really found you by mistake, while I was browsing on Google for something else, Regardless I am here now and would just like to say thank you for a tremendous post and a all round enjoyable blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to read through it all at the minute but I have book-marked it and also added in your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read much more, Please do keep up the great job.|

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Follow Me