Dairy free yoghurts Wicker bike baskets Notes on chalkboards New creative projects My favourite makeup, for free See the whole list here
Dear Sam, Thank you for buying a copy of your favourite book as a child for me as a birthday present. Guthrie Comes Clean is a book I will cherish for the rest of my life. (Not least because I’m a small, podgy, patchy panda too.) Love Sarah See other Friday Thanks here or visit the original inspiration for the project here.
Here’s what I’ve been up to with the Life List lately. Writing one was the best thing I ever did, it’s been so fun to tick thing off! Completed Ride The Carousel in Cardiff Bay – I will blog about this soon, I promise. Finish a crossword without cheating – Tzevai gave me a couple of small hints but I didn’t look anything up or check the answers so I’m declaring this done. I will, however, keep trying to finish one entirely on my own….Continue Reading “Life List: Update”
*& why we’re not really paying attention to most of them. Weddings are a tricky time. Everyone seems to have an opinion on most of the things you’re doing, and all the opinions are different (and quite often different to yours, too). There are a million traditions and so many people will tell you that you have to do this and you absolutely cannot skip this. Well. *ahem*. I say bullshit. Do what you want to do. It’s your wedding, non? If you don’t want…Continue Reading “Wedding Traditions*”
Chocolate mousse that only has two ingredients Sequins Waking up to sunshine Long phone calls with my mum Seeing my (7 months pregnant) sister’s baby bump for the first time See the whole list here
Dear Sky, Thanks for reshowing Mad Men from the start of series one. I’ve seen them all before but it’s nice to have something lovely to look forward to again every week. Now if you could just fix it for me to have Joan Holloway’s wardrobe, I’ll be set. Love Sarah See other Friday Thanks here or visit the original inspiration for the project here.
Added: Get Books Signed By My Favourite Authors One of the benefits of living in a capital city is that people like to come here. Tourists, bands, authors, artists – there is always something going on in Cardiff. Today I wandered up to Waterstones, picked up a copy of The Woman Who Died A Lot and stood in the queue to get it signed by the author, Jasper Fforde. He’s one of my favourite authors so it was a real pleasure to meet him and…Continue Reading “New Life List Item: Get Books Signed By My Favourite Authors”
Saturday morning traditions Making wild plans for the future Ampersands Fresh fruit salad Making lists
Dear Bridesmaids, Thanks for planning such an amazing weekend away for my hen do. I’m so much more excited about the wedding now, I can’t wait for September to get here! I’m so glad we all met – you’re my favourite people to hang out with. Love Sarah See other Friday Thanks here or visit the original inspiration for the project here.
I’m determined to be productive today, so I’m writing a list of all the things I’d like to get done. First up: Clear down my feed reader Unpack my suitcase from the hen do Pick up library books Do at least 4 pages of Télégramme Update the 2012 books list Update the life list I think that’ll do. If I get through all those then I’ll move onto: Tidy my side of the bedroom Write an about page for Télégramme Sort through (& throw out my…Continue Reading “Today’s To Do List”