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By me sharing my knowledge with you, my hope is that you pay it forward in one of the following ways.
Do something kind for someone. Share your own skills.
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~ Beauty in the everyday moments ~ Flowers in the dusk light. Picking Scarlet Runner beans. Sitting on the bench with Honeybee in her garden. Watching how she notices everything. Garden steps and a well used bird bath at the end of the day. The Indian Runner ducks waiting for me at the […]
Have you seen the Dishcloth tutorial I shared previously? It is an easy how-to with a very basic pattern good for: Beginners. More experienced crafters who want a quick easy project and get several dishcloths made without having to follow a pattern. During these times I’m looking for an easy project that doesn’t take much […]
~ Golden Nugget Pumpkins ~ We love growing Golden Nugget pumpkins because they are quick to mature and shorten the hungry gap. Thankfully Golden Nuggets are a big win in this department and we aren’t waiting for the larger pumpkin varieties to mature. The Golden Nuggets are a staple in our cooler climate garden where […]
For us, a cosy, tidy home is steadying and reassuring especially when everything else going on in the world at the moment can feel unsettling. I want to make things easier for our family, and together we have worked out easy systems and routines that aren’t time consuming and flow with the day. It makes […]
This is the second instalment of my Store Cupboard series, my first instalment I shared in yesterday’s post. Creating a Store Cupboard isn’t a once done, leave it and walk away kind of thing. It evolves. I replied to a comment left on my Instagram post in relation to The Store Cupboard #1 blog […]
After mentioning this easy peasy drawstring bag tutorial in yesterdays post I have added it here for you. The bags are made from a tea towel, think linen or 100% cotton, organic is great or even a linen/cotton blend. Think about what will match well for the drawstring. Again, stay away from nylon, and anything […]
Right from the very beginning, I knew that I would never want to live anywhere else but the countryside. After our family shifted to the city from the country when I was 16, it took me awhile to return but in my heart the country is and always will be my home. In a frame […]
Are you sick of the song “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” yet? or People using the caption “Learn how to make the perfect Christmas wreath, table setting or decorate the perfect tree”??? I maybe nearly at my limit with people trying to sell the “perfect Christmas” …. what is perfect anyway? So […]
I’m looking forward to sending Fairy Wren Cottage Postcards (the 1st postcard was sent out last night to everyone who subscribes to the ebooks) and I’m very grateful for the lovely messages of encouragement for this new series. Some details if you didn’t receive a postcard. What is a Fairy Wren Cottage Postcard? I could […]
A lot goes on behind those little instagram photos and blog posts for all of us doesn’t it?! I go between wanting to share our homesteading and gardening life here at Fairy Wren Cottage vs thinking is it at all worth it. With so much upheaval and suffering going on in the world (even more […]