Friday, September 30, 2011

F.R.I.E.N.D.S swap

This year I participated for the first time in Khris's F.R.I.E.N.D.S swap.

Here are the packages I sent to my partner in The Netherlands. At first I had trouble thinking of something for each letter ( the idea is to have an item for each letter in the word friends)

In the end I had a lot of fun making things and packaging them up. But one of the nicest ( but maybe silliest) things was the pleasure I had in finding this ribbon which was just right for the tags. How perfect is that ?

Friday, September 23, 2011

As the sun set...

As the sun set on another day in hazy Queensland I made a decision that I needed to follow advice from Flylady - You are not behind! I don't want you to try to catch up; I just want you to jump in where we are.
Sounds like good advice for a blog too. So here I am - not worrying about all the posts I should have posted in the past weeks but jumping in right where I am today. Hopefully I can catch up on some of the things I have been doing.

Two weeks ago our school had a fete - so a friend and I made up some Humbug bags for the craft stall.

And my son's class was in charge of the Decorate Your own Cake Stall.
After a morning of cooking patty cakes I don't know if I feel like cooking cakes for a long time. Considering we only have a small school it seems that our fete did reasonably well. And with the added attraction of a circus we had a fun day.