Monday, 17 April 2017

And Back to the Cross-Stitch

After my grand plans at the start of the holidays to get through lots of projects, I only finished one and managed to add one to my pile!

This second week of the holidays saw me in school for 3 days helping students revise, and lots of socialisation with people (which was lovely). I even managed to get to the cinema to see Beauty and the Beast - which wasn't bad at all!

As I was busy most days, I ended up just cross-stitching in the evenings. The photos below are yesterdays progress (there is more off the hoop, but I didn't move it as both times I took a picture I was halfway through some stitching). Seeing lots of gaps filling now!

 

I also managed to try a new recipe - lemon and blueberry skinny muffins. Very tasty (according to the husband and his friend). Just need to refine my icing skills!


I hope you all had a lovely Easter weekend.

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    1. Thank you - it really was. I felt so rested by the end of the holidays! x

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  2. Stitching & baking!! Sounds perfect to me :)

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    1. It really was! I don't bake often but I may have to make it a more regular hobby! x

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  3. Great work on Beauty & the Beast, you can really see the picture coming together.
    Congratulations on passing the driving test too, so much freedom!

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    1. Thank you - I'm finding it useful to take progress photos for here as staring at it doesn't seem to show as much progress! Thank you twice - I'm very excited to get a car now; the idea of freedom is so great! x

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  4. Nice progress on the WIP. Congrats for passing the driving test.

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  5. Nice work on your cross stitch and your cakes sound delicious. xx

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    1. Thank you - they were rather yummy. I ended up making some more again this weekend x

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