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Hello, good morning, afternoon or evening! How are you enjoying the Summer? Here in the UK,  we’re getting some nice days, and some not so nice days, so we are trying to make the most of thenice days  :) We went to a Roman Fort last week which was great, very interesting indeed, I love historical days out!

I wonder who this was in life? Every time we visit a museum, if there be human remains there, I always wonder about that persons life, who were they, what did they do in life, ect…

 

After seeing the living quaters for ordinary folk in this Roman Fort, I am quite certain that I definitely would not liked to have lived then!

We went to the sea front for chips after the Fort as we were close by and Julia loved her chips, a nice seaside treat :)

Last weekend I did some baking, apple pie, and jm tarts made with homemade strawberry jam, yum!

More books have been arriving, Christmas books for Julia, and two Alison Uttley books for myself, which I found going cheap on Amazon

Julia just loves the Cbeebies show, Katie Morag, so much so that we have treated her to the dvd, and book which the tv show is based on, the book we got her is the first four Katie Morag stories, so more will follow, as Julia just loves it!

I just love Katie Morag’s jumper! I plan on knitting Julia one when she is bit older :)

Speaking of knitting, I have finished the main part of Julia’s hearts and bunnies cardigan, and am now working on the sleeves, it is a little big, as I used DK instead of 4ply as stated in the pattern, but that is fine, it means it will fit Julia for longer :)

I love working on this cardigan at night! I am still crocheting the blanket for John’s mam and dad for Christmas, picking it up an doing a few rows every now and then.

At the moment I am reading again, for the umpteenth time, my all time favourite trilogy, Lark Rise To Candleford

I love these books and have read them so many times! These, as well as other books by Flora Thompson, the Miss Read books and Alison Uttley books are defiinitely my all time favourites! I am onto the last chapter of lark Rise, so tonight I’ll be starting Over To Candleford. I’ve also been watching Lark Rise To Candleford on dvd, and am just about finished series 2, I love wathing this beautiful, gentle period drama while knitting! This series is definitely one of my favourites to watch! This, along with Call the Midwife and The Darling Buds Of May are my favourite tv series :)

Well, I am going to print some patterns out just now whilst I am on the computer, and then get on with our day. I hope you all have  a lovely weekend!

Thank you so much for taking the time to read my blog :)  

Take care, bye for now xxx

( Gentle Warning :- Picture Heavy Post :) )

 

Goodness me, where does the time go! It does not seem like 5 minutes since the last time I blogged, yet since then Julia has been Christened and celebrated her 1st birthday, we’ve been super busy decorating the house ( and still are! ), and now we’re into Autumn and thinking about Christmas!

Julia has two teeth now, is crawling all over, and walking ( holding onto furniture ), and my clever girl has taken her first steps unaided! Really, where does the time go, it only seems like last week since she was newborn, and now, she is a toddler!

We’ve been enjoying trips to the Catherine Cookson museum 

I watched Baby Boom, a film I love but had not watched in years! Loved it!

( I want to live in that house, and cook baby food in that kitchen! )

( I want to shop in shops like this! :) )

Love, love, love this film!!!!!!    

Julia and I have been watching the beautiful Beatrix Potter cartoons together,

I’ve crocheted the No Sweat jumper by Doris Chan , kind of enjoyed crocheting it, but pleased it is finished

Tonight I am going to begin crocheting Julia an orange cardigan and a pumpkin hat to go with her Halloween outfit :)

And we’ve been having lots of fun, playing with Julia’s new toys, even the doggies want join in! They’re never far from Julia’s side, Foxy and Scrappy both adore Julia,

 

 

Julia is always smiling, she is such a happy baby, I love her so much!

We’re a happy house :)

And on that note, I wish you all a Happy Weekend xxxxxxx