27 March 2013

What's Been Occurring Wednesday #10

Happy Snowy Wednesday Everyone!!

Wow - it's really snowing here! It usually doesn't hang around for long in Carlisle though. So - what's been happening this week?

Well on Thursday I got some very nice post! I won some handmade poppy seed soap from Sooz in the Shed and Sue very kindly put a bonus lavender soap in the envelope too - yummy!! I also received some supplies for my little Etsy shop - some brooch backs and some split rings for keyrings. Not very exciting, but they were purchased with funds from my first sale, so it was exciting to me!

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 Poppy seed soap

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Bonus lavender soap

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Not-very-exciting-to-most-people supplies


Friday. Now Friday was just horrible. Poor little Zoe fell forwards while she was playing on her mat and burst her top lip open. Poor thing! I was in a right state. We ended up at A & E, where they had a look at her and said that there was nothing needed doing (phew). I felt terrible and was dreading telling Martin. I've spent the days since feeling like a terrible mummy and have hardly let her out of my sight since!

I was in town on Friday morning having lunch with a friend, and we came upon a new gift shop in Treasury Court - Ashbridge & Brown. They have some lovely items, including:
 
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 Bags by Eleanor's Attic

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Crockery from Pip Studio

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 Cards from Pip Studio (this one was my fave - sorry about the rubbish photo!)


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 Soaps and Smellies (made here in Cumbria) from Edens Secret

I also went to Wilko's (on the advice of Anna from miss-beatrix) to get some (cheap) washi tape. I also got some pretty twine, so I feel like making some washi tape bunting now!!

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Other things I've been busy with this week:
  • Working on a new blog design
  • Making some cards up for Special Occasions Stationery to display in shops
  • Eating a yummy roast dinner, made by the wonderful Martin
  • Skype-ing with my Mum in Australia
  • Started to crochet Martin's birthday present
  • Sending and receiving Easter #postcircle cards
  • Eating the most divine pizza
Thanks for reading
Ax

10 comments:

  1. I am loving your blog, it isn't snowing here in Northern France but still a little cold. I am at france-ourlifeinfrance.blogspot.fr

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    1. Thanks! Most of the snow has gone already!!

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  2. So many lovely things! Thanks for showing!

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  3. Wow that shop looks amazing! Is it in Carlisle? Hope your little girl's feeling better x

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    1. Yes, it's in treasury court (behind McDonalds near Merienda). It's awesome. Thanks - my little Zoe is loads better. You can hardly see anything now!

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  4. Oooh glad you managed to bag some washi tape. I am a proud owner of the blue PiP Studio teapot and pink teacups but that photo has just made me greedy for more! The soap looks gorgeous too. x

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    1. One of the girls in my #PostCircle group went to buy some on Saturday and they had sold out - so I think I was lucky to find some! There was so much nice stuff in that shop - it's a good job I don't have a credit card.

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  5. Despite the fact I know those cakes are soap, I can't stop myself from wanting to eat them. Soap shouldn't look that delicious! xx

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    1. I know - I didn't rralise they were soaps at first and I was all - look! yummy cakes! nom! and then I was WOW!! Ha!

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