I came across this great idea from ‘Coffee Work Sleep Repeat’ as I was looking for some kind of positivity prompt, some way to recall the good and the enjoyment in our everyday lives.
The idea behind the posts is that they are a weekly chance to remember the little things you’ve loved that join up to make your week. You don’t need to be a parenting blogger to join in, all bloggers are welcome!
So here’s my first attempt, pulled together over the summer weeks when I got to revisit some of the things I enjoy and don’t usually have the time for:
I’ve finally found time to read a whole book while I’ve been away! Yay! This is a rare thing for me as I always seem to have so much else to do. The first book I read right through (ie didn’t lose patience with and put down!), was The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena. I quite enjoyed it, although it was a little predictable for me. I’ve also found enjoyment flicking through some magazines – luxury!
I really enjoyed watching the Olympics last week, when TV was actually switched on! I love how it connects the whole family, and also motivates my children to try new sports, which is a bonus!
I’ve heard a lot of random stuff from my kids recently! I wrote a post about it, but then my youngest didn’t want me to publish it because it was ‘too embarrassing’! However, a bizarre way of looking at dates gone by was thought up by my eldest, and I wrote about it in A Marche Against Time
I absolutely love crafts, and had hoped to blog about the things I make much more (hence the blog name!). However, I often find I’m so busy blogging, that I don’t have the time to be making! So, another indulgence I’ve allowed myself during the summer holidays is crochet. I bought some yarn which my eldest helped me to choose, so the first thing I made was a lovely scarf for him. He is so delighted that he actually wore it all evening, even though the temperature was reaching into the 30’s at the time!
This is the crochet scarf that Hugo wore! ^^
I had the opportunity to review where I was going with my blog over the summer. I decided it needs to move much more in the direction of making things and making memories (mostly from travel), so I almost scrapped this post and the whole #littleloves idea.
Then I thought “What the Hell” and decided to roll with it anyway, because I want to! Life is for living, right? So here I am! And here’s another random picture, just because I can, and I’m feeling a little rebellious. It’s from our garden this summer. Hope you don’t mind?