I've really been slack of late due to both being busyish and unmotivated, but I need to thank everyone who commented on my last post of the year. Much appreciated.
The busy bit has been a few appointments with doctor/dentist, and a quick trip to DS1's place to say bon voyage to our eldest grandchild and her partner before she left for England to work for 2 years. She has already started work & he is still going through a long list of applications. We also have had our car club picnic for Australia Day and trying to get the garden in shape, though that is tough at the moment with our "very" hot weather and so many blueberries being picked too. Up to about 20kgs so far with many being frozen, and others for neighbours and friends.
Lack of motivation has been another issue with my crafting, but I'm slowly get myself back into it, I hope. DH also had a very, very large jigsaw on the go that he got for Xmas from DD which ate up table space for me and my old laptop which is not quite as efficient as it used to be, so hence my lack of commenting on other blogs. I'm in the study doing this on the PC, which is what I should do more often.
A few quick snaps and hopefully I'll catch up with some more very soon. I took a good handful while away, but not much else has happened this month, so I'll do one of our quick trip next week.
DS1 & J's new babies.
|Two miniature goats.|
TO BE FINISHED.
Wow, that's a lot of blueberries. I'll be without this year as we gave our three bushes to Eleanor when we moved house. I think our crafting motivation comes and goes, I was without mine for a long time, well, most of last year, but it's slowly returning now.ReplyDelete
Thanks Jo. Think my mojo is slowly coming back too after a small hiatus.Delete
Hi there Susan ... I've missed you, it's good to see you back. Like you my crafting mojo has seriously gone and done one and I can't remember the last time I actually sat down and did any crafting. I may get round to turning my old Christmas cards into gift tags this week though. I have a freezer full of blueberries too and am hoping for some inspiration to use them before I start harvesting this year's fruit ... I have plenty of time I guess. Anway take care ... Carol xReplyDelete
Thanks Carol and I'll pop you through a couple of recipes you may like, sometime this week. Hope you get back into some crafting too.Delete
So lovely to see and read this post.ReplyDelete
We enjoy blueberries, in fact we enjoyed a bowlful with some double (heavy) cream this evening.
I do like that Jigsaw, one of our sons always has a jigsaw on the go.
My good wishes for 2023, it doesn't seem possible that it will soon be February!
All the best Jan
Thanks Jan. I love blueberries on my porridge and use them in cakes/desserts at times and with yoghurt. DH isn't very keen on them, but will eat them in the cakes etc. We inherited our bushes when we bought this place. Has your son ever done a "Wasgij"?Delete
I've missed your updates Susan but I'm green with envy at all those blueberries.ReplyDelete
Thanks Cherie and I'm going to try harder this month to keep up to date.Delete
Oh MY the blueberries!! I love blueberries. They grew well in Alberta, but no so well down here in Ontario. It's too hot I guess. Pretty pic of the sand and sailboats! As for the quilts, pick one you don't care that much about, and just quilt it with an all-over design, and that just might kick-start the motivation!ReplyDelete
Thanks Sandra, wish we could give you some blueberries. I've one of the quilts on the machine, but need a new O-ring, which is supposed to be on it's way, then I can make a start.Delete
Yum, blueberries! You have a lot of tops in line for quilting, but I really believe each quilt gets quilted when you and it are both ready. It's not a race :) I look forward to seeing which one you pick to finish next.ReplyDelete