This is my place to chronicle the simple pleasures of my life.....I knit, crochet and sew etc. I'm a proud Mommy, a wife and above all a soul of living light. Join me on a journey to inspiration amongst craft or life.....

Sunday, June 29, 2014

My kitchen garden...and some plants.

My edible garden right next to the back door - we're growing sage, parsley, oregano, curry plant, spring onions, bergamot, nasturtium....


birds eye chilli

Three baby birds who just flew the nest...

dwarf pomegranate

Friday, June 27, 2014

'Waiting for the washing'

'Waiting for the washing'
Knit is a 'hotshot for teddies' pattern.....

Monday, June 23, 2014

Beanie and slouch test knitting...

Muriwai test knit - one for baby, one for hubby...


Sand swirl test knit

Chateau test knit

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Mystery shawl knit-a-long - Starts July 24th.......

I'm so excited......One of my favorite designers is holding a mystery shawl knit-a-long!!!!

The details:
It starts July 24th 2014
The pattern is discounted to $1.50 for the duration of the MKAL
There is multiple yarn weights.
It is very pretty and wraps up the e-book that is a delicate hearts lace.
There will be prizes as well as lots of fun.

The link:

The badge:

Please come and join in the fun and make yourself something pretty!!!!

Thursday, June 19, 2014

For us and for you.....

Barley beanie for hubby

Burnt beanie - test knit

elegant tyranny - my entry into the stitchseekers KAL

Marjie - my entry into the BDD 'Julia Stanfield' KAL

Friday the 13th of June 2014 - full moon.

Buttons in the mail - from 'Buttons by Benji'

One of our winter strawberry haul

We grew a love heart!!!!!

Test knit of puffed rice shrug for 'Dansk'

Monday, June 2, 2014


It's the start of the winter season here but that doesn't mean there isn't beauty in our garden!

Poinsettia - even though the 'flower' bits are technically leaves ;)

Pumpkin flower!


Eggplant flower!

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Picture post!

Garden goodness and baking! Sunflower seed cupcakes, yummy winter fruiting strawberry and our first harvest of chia!
Starting points.......
Beanies and this time one for me too!!!
Cropped version of the 'my honey' cardi....