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#SelfCareCAL – What you’ve been up to on Instagram.

You’ve all been busy this week! And some of you have put some real effort into the Self Care CAL. I’ve shared a few of my favourites from Instagram below. Multimel13 has made a big effort to grt involved with the CAL. This week, she shared the above photo which I think is so true!… Continue reading #SelfCareCAL – What you’ve been up to on Instagram.

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#SelfCareCAL – 20 Self Care Tips For The Time Poor

Not many people have a lot of time for Self Care. If you’re a parent and work full time, you don’t have a lot of time for anything! I wanted to share a few ideas on how to get a bit of self care in when you’re time poor. Get 40 winks. – Sleep is… Continue reading #SelfCareCAL – 20 Self Care Tips For The Time Poor

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Self Care CAL – Maker Spotlight – Emma from Buttons Inc.

Emma from Buttons Inc. is a lovely lady. She makes unique cards and gifts using buttons as embellishments. She has a lot of butterflies in her shop so she’s immediately my kind of lady! I love butterflies or Pilipala as they’re called in Welsh. Emma crafts to help her anxiety, depression and a personality disorder.… Continue reading Self Care CAL – Maker Spotlight – Emma from Buttons Inc.

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#SelfCareCAL Day 1 – Self Care on a Budget…

When I announced the CAL, I wanted to give people ideas on Self Care on a budget. Not many people have had much spare cash since the global meltdown. I wanted to give you a few hints on things to do that don’t cost the earth! Love Yourself There are a lot of things you… Continue reading #SelfCareCAL Day 1 – Self Care on a Budget…

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Self Care Craft Along – #SelfCareCAL

Self Care is NOT selfish! It’s not making excuses to get out of necessities. It’s not hiding from responsibilities. It’s taking responsibility for your own well being and making sure you have the reserves you need to get through the priorities in life. It’s taking an hour out of your day to make sure you can get through the rest of the week.

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Podcast Episode 9 – Hospital Trips and Pom-Poms.

I’m so grateful to Sheena from The Mermaid’s Purse. I used the Eco4ply in the¬†Plankton¬†colourway. I wasn’t going to have enough and she had the perfect solution! An almost solid blue skein that matched perfectly!

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Weekend Away Part One – American Museum in Britain.

Can you belive that today marks the ninth anniversary RiverSystem and my marriage. We’ve had a few ups and downs mostly downs but we’ve got through it. I don’t think we’ve got it completely right but we’ll get there… eventually! A few months ago, I was thinking we needed a break. I thought it would… Continue reading Weekend Away Part One – American Museum in Britain.