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8 Months has flown by

Our little Heidi is 8 months old today. I thought, by now, I would grow tired of making movies about each milestone (I’ve surprised myself!). This one is set to one of the songs my sister put on our wedding music playlist, and one of my personal favourites… Steal My Kisses by Ben Harper:

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Heidi’s Nursery – an eclectic crafty heaven…

Heidi’s nursery (whilst temporary) is quickly filling with amazing hand made items, and gifts – making it feel more like home for her.

Knowing that we will be moving in a few months (when our new home is built), I didn’t spend a lot of time decorating her nursery…
a) because I will be packing it all up soon, and,
b) because we will be leaving the bright blue walls behind, and welcoming an entirely new wall colour in our new home (giving me more freedom with colours!).

In addition to what I have done, many other crafty people have contributed in their own unique way to making her nursery feel homely (many have crept out of the woodwork. The quilting fraternity is still alive and well – it seems to be the hidden talent of many!). And those that aren’t crafty (or just can’t find the time – fair enough!) have also provided simply adorable gifts for our little Heidi. This post is a pictorial display of the eclectic hand made items, and gorgeous designs that together make her temporary nursery a warm and welcoming home…

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Your dog smells great, is that spearmint leaf extract?

Our ‘little man’ Jack, of the four-legged kind, is a key focus of our life (with no kids of our own yet!). Not having to bathe kids every night we have time to treat Jack to a bath once a week. Those who have a dog of their own are probably wondering how I could describe a dog washing experience as a treat (for Jack or me) .

The trick is in the dog washing apparatus and products used: