Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Some months ago I was invited to contribut in the New Mama Welcome Pack Project of Catherine Redfern. Catherine has gathered over 60 inspirational authors, artists, therapists and mothers, from 13 different countries, who have contributed ebooks, videos, printables and more to help new mums to get through those all important first few months. One of my fellows from the New Mama Welcome Pack is Kate Evans. Today I am happy to share her new Book "Bump: How to Make, Grow and Birth" with You.
Find in this book:
• Early pregnancy advice
• Stop telling me what to do
• Food, glorious food
• The call of the duvet
• The physical preparations
• Ripening and readying
• Waiting well past your due date
• The art of birth (labour)
Friday, October 10, 2014
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Do what You love or love what You do.... or just ride the horse in the direction it goes, so to speak.
"Let the beauty of what you love be what you do"
Often, when working outside with my sewing basket like yesterday, right next to an rough-and-ready set up outside painting atelier of my little daughter, this kind of working from home life seems to be so incredible perfect for me. I can do what I love and be with my children. On the other hand working from home with little ones alongside can be a wee bit stressful too with its many, many interruptions and for that reason its just modest income. As soon as my three year old entered the scene after his nap time and started painting too, Mama sewing time was over for the rest of the afternoon...
... sibling quarrel, spouted paint dangerously close to my sewing basket...
..... and then this little ladybird landed on the lambs wool fleece in front of me and reminded me that all is really well. So lets just do what we love or sometimes just love what we have to do .... or just ride the horse in the direction it goes, so to speak.
And since I was reading some beautiful quotes lately here is one more quote for the conclusion.
"We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world."
Monday, September 29, 2014
Finaly autumn has come after a cold and rainy, sometimes really autumn like summer. And with this season, with all its treasures to be found in our garden, mud pie kitchens are set up instantly each year and little hands are busy cooking and preparing delicious mud pie kitchen food.
Tea and cookies
Washing the dishes
Sausages and mustard
Roasting French Chops
And last but not least and very important! Dessert!
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Monday, August 18, 2014
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Her tunic dress is made of linen cotton mix and her a-line reversible dress is made of pure linen.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The last weeks my stock of doll skin fabric has become less and less and it was time to order some new. It was always very important for me to only work with the best materials available. I spend a lot of time doing reseach to find and get the best fabrics, the best woolstuffing, the best yarns for my dolls.
Unfortunatly the best dollskin, which is made in Switzerland and which is tested and reviewed since many years as the very best available for the purpose of Waldorfdoll making, was always expensive but has become even more expensive since I ordered the last time. The prize has increased more than 30 % up to 41 USD per meter, including customs and shipping.
I decided to pay the higher price and not to change the manufacturer of the dollskin fabric in order to provide best quality to my customers which means that the price of my dolls will rise slightly within the upcoming days.