nature & wildlife

bye bye july

The end of July…..well almost but if the next couple of days go by as quickly as the rest of the month, it will be August before we know it.

Not sure how I feel about August, it always seems like it’s all slipping away to the ‘not-so-nice’ bit of the year!

Anyhow I don’t want to dwell too much on that yet!

My garden is full of blooms!!

There have been lots of days out during July….. to gardens…..

and parks…..

alongside canals…..

and to a walled garden…….

to days on the beach……

and misty mountain walks!

Actually the misty mountain walk turned into a downpour and we were soaked to the skin…..and I mean the skin!!

However the weather has mostly been good and we have had some lovely adventures.

There has been some making for my girl during the month too…..a new throw for her room and another little cardigan.

And of course there has been a bit of creature crocheting too!

All these girls will be in my shop this evening at 8pm (BST).

So sadly it’s bye bye July…..you have been lovely!

Thanks as always for taking the time to stop by and read my blog…wishing you all a wonderful August!! 🙂

merry may

Awe isn’t May just the most beautiful, greenest month of the year….I’m so sorry that it’s almost at an end!

The garden has been doing it’s own beautiful thing!

New blooms are appearing all the time.

I could just spend all of my time outside especially in all this lovely weather we have been having.

We had a lovely celebration during the month when our little granddaughter turned one…still hard to believe….we had a fun time partying and Amelie enjoyed every second of it and took it all in!

One of our outings during May was to Garden Show Ireland, such a lovely day out and very inspiring too.

I have just finished a little group of May girls, who I will be listing in my Etsy shop on Sunday 28th May at 7pm (BST).

More information about them can be found here and more photos here.

What a lovely month May has been, I really can’t believe we are heading into the 6th month of the year already!!

Thanks as always for dropping by and for the lovely comments you leave….have a wonderful June! 🙂

lovely april

April is the blossom and blue sky month!

There have been a few April showers but generally it has been a lovely month.

And the garden has sprung into life.

Easter of course happened during the month and there were plenty of eggs….both chocolate and woolly!

During the Easter holidays we had lots of lovely walks on hillsides, bluebell woods and parks.

There has been time for some crafting during April as well, I finished a little green cardie for my granddaughter just in time for Easter.

And there have been some little animals too, who will be appearing in my Etsy shop on Monday 24th April at 7pm (BST), more info here and larger images here.

We have a very special first birthday coming on the 2nd May, I truly can’t believe Amelie has been here for a whole year, what a year it has been, she has brought us so much joy!

Thanks for taking the time to drop by, enjoy the last week of April! 🙂