Week in the Life

Last week Ali Edwards announced that the Week in the Life project would be running in early May this year and that the 2016 kit was available to pre-order. Week in the Life is a project run over the course of a week recording the details of the everyday life in photos and words. Then, depending on your chosen method... Read more →

A little while a go I was tagged on social media by a fellow Hey Little Magpie creative team member to share a favourite scrapbooking project or layout from 2015, one a day for a week. I thought it would be a nice to list them here too. Day 1. I chose this layout 'Fly', originally shared on the Hey... Read more →

Nearly a month later it's finished, my Week in the Life album for 2011. It's surprisingly quite full. I used a 8.5 x 11 American Craft album and different sized page dividers. I didn't go all out on the scrapbook side, just used a few bits and pieces here and there. Like lovely 'flair buttons' and fabric tabs from Ormolu.... Read more →

Documenting one week in our life. Day 7 - Sunday 31st July 2011. Jeff and I have a lovely long lie in. He's on an afternoon shift today and deserves a good sleep. Making breakfast. Eating breakfast. The boys nearly always eat their breakfast in the lounge at the little tables and usually watch cartoons whilst doing so. Making coffee.... Read more →

Documenting one week in our life. Day 6 - Saturday 30th July 2011. Flowers courtesy of my mother-in-law. Recently re-discovered school photos of the boys which were supposed to have been given away at Christmas are now given away this week instead. Wrapping up my Dad's birthday present. Making our packed lunches. The boys come down to moan about each... Read more →

Documenting one week in our life. Day 5 - Friday 29th July 2011. Before breakfast. Callum doing one of his favourite things - playing on Lego Digital Designer. Matthew in bed reading yet another book, this time Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Me putting the first of four loads of washing on. Breakfast time for the boys. Kelloggs Coco Rocks,... Read more →

Documenting one week in our life. Day 4 - Thursday 28th July 2011. Most mornings we're woken by Callum and often he joins us in bed. Today it's just me and him in bed as Jeff has already left for work. Breakfast. Danish pastries, coffee and tea. Last morning with Jeff's parents, the coffee isn't for the boys! Two late... Read more →

Documenting a week in our life. Day 3 - Wednesday 27th July 2011. Building a den with Grandma Boland. Getting ready to go out, or NOT as the case maybe with these two. Have you met Grandma Matthew? Callum on a space hopper found in the kids toy box at Kingston Lacy. Finding out the answers for the clues in... Read more →