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Day 2 of 30 days of blogging challenge and I already woke up wondering what the heck I was going to write about. So I am asking myself what is this blog about? Embroidery? Creativity? Love of pretty and colorful design? Yes, all this, but this is not, has never been...read more
Spring is here, March is over, the first term of the year is gone and April is in full swing! Really?! My intentions to inject discipline in anything I do has definitely helped me focus and achieve a few things already, except sticking to drinking more water and...read more
This is the word I have chosen to be my guide this year. After spending the last few weeks reflecting on 2016 and figuring out what I would like 2017 to be, I have finally surrendered to this word. I say surrender because it has haunted me for days all the while I was...read more
I mean, TWO THOUSAND AND SIXTEEN, wow what a year you've been. You've made me grow, you've made me learn to trust myself, showed me that I could achieve what seemed unachievable and taught me to always doubt and challenge ideas and situations that I didn't like. The...read more
Shall I start with the weather? It is the 13th of Dec, we have had two big snow falls, another one in the forecast for the weekend and an arctic blast heading our way... -27C (real feel) I haven't missed you! Actually I would prefer it if you decided to go and bother...read more
Sometime life throws a curve ball at you and often when you least expect it. And if you leave the door ajar for it to happen it materializes even quicker. A year ago exactly, I was in a place where I felt a little bit lost. Nothing seemed to make me happy. Nothing was...read more
Back to school this year was very special, mixed with emotions ranging from "YAY mummy is free again!!" to "no way my buddies are leaving me on.my.own!!" Making the decision to homeschool was very tough but making the one of going back to school was heart wrenching to...read more
This is the end of August and about 6 weeks since we have moved into our new home but so far the biggest change in our everyday is that we are no longer homeschooling! Yes, you have read it right. After 8 months of living on top of each other, taking life "slowly",...read more
July has come and gone in a flash. We had been waiting for this month and counting days for weeks. One of the main reasons being that it is V's birthday in July and he has delighted in asking repeatedly (and at times at the most inconvenient of times) "Maman, how many...read more
Combining my love for graphic design and stitching I design and sell Embroidery Kits and downloadable Patterns. Whether you are a beginner wanting to learn or someone who wants to practice your skill, There is something for everyone.