Monday, 28 November 2011

It' begining to feel a lot like Christmas!

Today has been a very slow day with pootling jobs being done around the house due to the fact that Elephant,  the one who had his birthday cake on here the other is ill and off school with a horrible cold type thing that is doing the round. 

After doing various housework type jobs  little Elephant and I sat on the floor and started to thread our paper bunting onto a piece of pretty sparkly Christmas ribbon.  Inspired by this blog from Mollie Makes

The other day I bought a sadly neglected Ladybird book from the local Charity shop and I re purposed it to make this..........

You can't see very well in this pic but alternating between pictures and carols it is now up taking pride of place about the mantle piece.

Here is a little close up of my favourite one the Winter Snow!

Sunday, 27 November 2011

Advent 1

Today is the first day of Advent for the Church.

Advent calendar's don't start to get opened till the 1st of December.

So today was the lighting of the first candle on the advent wreath at Church.

Whilst searching for a new picture to reflect this on my facebook page I came across an excellent cartoon from the genius cartoonist Dave walker.

This man has a very witty drawing pen and is a genius at capturing the mood of events, places and people at churches up and down the land.

Friday, 11 November 2011


November in the elephant household is very busy.  
We have about 6 birthdays to celebrate.  

This is the cake I made for Little Elephant 3

Think he was happy!