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Monday 5 September 2016

AWOL - Forgive me!

Oh dear, there has been a bit of a hiatus in the blogging department, I have had a very busy August, and to be honest I was feeling a bit burnt out, so decided to give it a rest until September, hoping that the mojo would return and things would be a bit quieter....

So the first visitors to arrive were my daughter in law Annabel with Kiki and Monty - they loved feeding the horses that live in the field opposite our house every day - the horses soon latched on, and stood waiting patiently at the fence every day waiting for their apple and carrots

- here we are on a day out in Stratford upon Avon where I took them to the theatre to see Wind in the Willows

Next to arrive were Max and Milo with daughter in law Lidia. The boys are very keen on crafts, and when Milo saw this card I had made......

he wanted to make one for Daddy, so with a bit (!) of help, here he is proudly showing the result.....

He also made one for his mum, here is the message he wrote inside....

In case you can't see it, it says (with some corrections): Dear mum, you're a very good mum but not good enough, you need to play more. best son Milo

Max was also in competition for best son, he made his mum this.....we drew around his hands and he cut them out and decorated them

we added the message 'love you mum' onto concertina copy paper

I have a BIG favour to ask of you, those who go to YouTube, I would love it if you could go here  and subscribe to Max's you tube channel, called Max Gaming. He was working so hard making little videos and  voiceovers, and was getting very downhearted that he only had three subscribers (his parents and me!). So if you would click on subscribe it would make a little boy very very happy. Thank you xx 

Right, that's got you all up to date with my summer break, I promise I will be back with some crafty stuff more regularly now I am refreshed and raring to go.... xx


  1. Done! And I'm glad you're back. Hope all is well with you. We miss you down here in Florida.

  2. Subscribed!! I too am glad you are back. I don't always comment but I always read your post!! I love you stories that you tell. The kids are getting so big :)
    They grow up way to fast these days!!

  3. Hope your vacay was wonderful, even though quite busy! I'm sure you enjoyed those kiddos to pieces... Great cards from the kids! Congrats to Max on the YouTube adventure!

  4. So glad that you were able to spend some time away to enjoy! I love the kids cards, so cute and they are so sweet to make cards for their Mom and Dad! Thank you for sharing and looking forward to more of your creations! I'm not sure I'm into Minecraft, but I did subscribe and hopefully that will make Max smile!

  5. Glad you are back. I miss the blog and reading about the family. They are all growing up so fast. Hope all is well at the new (old) place and the craft room is ready to get busy. Thanks sweet friend and love the cards and other things that you post. See you soon on the blog.

  6. Well hello En! Glad to see you back. Love that card. I can see what drew Max to it. His card is a great CASE. And Milos card was ingenious! I'm sure their dad and mum were very happy to get them.
    Im off to check on the budding you tuber. Hugs Jess

  7. It's so good to see you again Enfys ... you've been missed. Love seeing pics of your sweet grandchildren ... Ohhhhhh, what creative cards, they ate absolutely precious. As if the cards alone weren't great enough, their sentiments are totally priceless.
    Hugz, Carol

  8. Been missing you Enfys, but totally understand - family comes first and can keep you sooooooo busy. BTW,I subscribed to Max's YouTube and will send his link to my grandsons - they love Minecraft AND making their own videos too! This is an amazing generation of kids!

  9. All done and dusted for Max's youtube looks like he's going to be a star ....your photos are lovely so nice of you to share your good times with the family and nice to see you back l have been missing myself only just catching up with my blogging take care xx

  10. Lovely to see you back again, I have missed your posts

  11. Subscribed, rarely comment but happy to see you back!

  12. Looks like the grandkids had a fabulous time. Great to see you back.
    Toni xx

  13. Welcome back Enfys. Lovely to see what you have got up to over the holidays. I will subscribe to Max's You Tube, sounds like something my son will enjoy. Cathy x

  14. Looks like fun! I hit the subscribe button, too! Great to see you back. I missed your funny stories.


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Enfys x