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It’s difficult for me to differentiate the ‘weekend’ from any other pair of days, the result of living in baby-world and having a husband who works weekends, but these are snippets of what’s caught my attention in the past couple of days …

  • the surprise of a late birthday gift in the post, so time has been spent assembling lego fire-engines and the like.  They never had those teeny tiny fiddly bits when I was a child!  
  • loving this idea!  (Thanks Michelle!)
  • like Di, enjoying Cast On‘s Make Do and Mend series.  Worried about becoming the person described on one of the earlier episodes who was mocked by her removalists for having boxes and boxes of materials for re-purposing!  I already have a large bag of hand-screen-printed t-shirts from Aboriginal Communities collected when we lived in Darwin – to be transformed one day into children’s clothes, or cushions, or ?  Not to mention a pile of op-shop clothes made of fabric I liked …
  • one of my attempts at thrift: using up alot of yarn left-overs and making a granny-square scarf.  All sewn up and now deliberating on a border …

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  • reading this, recommended by Amy
  • cleaning out the fridge (of food that is – no extreme housework going on here) and making and eating easy vegetable lasagne, recipe courtesy of another mother of twin babies
  • watching babies on the move!  Unfortunately they have developed a taste for the local newspaper, eaten straight from the magazine rack …

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