Little Ideas, Little Makes, Little Thoughts

🐷 A Pig of a Day 🐷

A pig of a day. I'd say that was pretty accurate description of Monday 2nd April, when any Easter bonnet brave enough to venture outdoors was guaranteed to be saturated or blown into a puddle. But there were other pigs to be considered for me on Monday. When one half of Dirt Two Diamonds and… Continue reading 🐷 A Pig of a Day 🐷

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It's not what it looks like
Little Devotions

It’s Not What it Looks Like

If you'd landed in our kitchen early one morning last week, you might have been forgiven for thinking you'd stumbled upon a rather unusual remake of 'Father Ted'. Yelps of 'Girls! Girls!' in a vain attempt to get the attention of my offspring, was just one highlight of a manic morning as we got ready… Continue reading It’s Not What it Looks Like

Little Devotions

A Little Bird Taught Me (The Bird on the Wire)

When the infamous 'Beast from the East' started prowling around and creating a stir reecently, the text message with 'the kids need to go home from school early' announcement meant that an afternoon of the fire and a film was the required response (not sure it's a necessity in fairness, but it certainly made for… Continue reading A Little Bird Taught Me (The Bird on the Wire)

Little Ideas, Little Makes

The Personal Touch

When The Paper Box got in touch recently to see if we'd like to create a card for Mother's Day, we decided to come up with something that, with a little help, kids could get involved with. Most things needed can be bought from craft shops or online and what a lovely thought for kids… Continue reading The Personal Touch