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Tangled Tuesday No. 77

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

It’s been a fun week of tangling, including my embarking on the beginning stages of a what promises to be a very exciting project for 2016. You can read more about it a little later in this post, and also offer any suggestions you might have to help make my [click to continue…]


Photo A Day Challenge – February 1-18, 2016


Ready for another batch of Fat Mum Slim Photo A Day Challenge pics? This month has been particularly thrilling already, as not only did my February 12 “Paper” photo attract an unprecedented-for-me number of “Likes” on the [click to continue…]


Tangled Tuesday No. 76

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

So far 2016 is turning out to be a rather different one for me, particularly in terms of the way I’ve been spending my spare time. For the moment, blogging has been taking a back seat… and in some ways, tangling itself has also suffered. I’ve still been [click to continue…]


Photo A Day Challenge – January 17-31, 2016


Yes, I realize that we’re already WELL into February… but better late than never to post my January, 2016 Fat Mum Slim Photo A Day Challenge pictures, right?!

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The 50 by 50 Project: Progress Report #1

50 by 50 project

You might recall that toward the end of 2015 I shared my 2016 Word of the YearProgress – and followed up at the start of January with an explanation of a project I’d conceived to help me put the word into action in the new year. My introduction [click to continue…]


Tangled Tuesday No. 75

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

Happy Tangled Tuesday! This week, in addition to my usual learning of new tangles and completing of challenges, I also started and finished tangling a new and slightly larger project. I’m excited to share it with you, so let’s get on with it! [click to continue…]


Tangled Tuesday No. 74

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

Today’s Tangled Tuesday post is going to be all about catching up with my patient readers, as it’s been quite awhile since I last shared any of my adventures in tangling with you. Not a very impressive start to my blogging new year, is it?! Here’s hoping [click to continue…]


Photo A Day Challenge – January 1-16, 2016


Hello hello! January is simply flying by for me, with a rather full schedule that hasn’t up until now included a whole lot of time for blogging… but of course I’ve still been taking my daily pictures for the Fat Mum Slim Photo A Day Challenge, and am [click to continue…]


International Blog Delurking Week 2016


As I was reminded a few days ago by the fabulous Melissa Ford of Stirrup Queens, an ancient internet tradition called International Blog Delurking Week is happening… right now! This week! And you – yes, I really do mean YOU – are invited to play! [click to continue…]


#MicroblogMondays 71 – Read Harder Challenge 2016


One of the goals included in my 50 by 50 Project for 2016 is, “Read 50 books for the 2016 Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge,” which is immediately followed by, “Within my 50 books read, include one from each of the 24 categories in the [click to continue…]


The 50 by 50 Project

50 by 50 project

A couple of months ago when I realized that I’d be turning 49 on my next birthday (and that would be today, January 1st – Happy Birthday to me!), it also hit me that I’d be celebrating the big 5-0 in just one short year. As I mused on how I might [click to continue…]


Photo A Day Challenge – December 17-31, 2015


Happy New Year’s Eve, my friends! I’m sneaking in with a quick post before December is officially over so that I can share the last half of my pictures for this month’s Fat Mum Slim Photo A Day Challenge.
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My 2016 Word of the Year + Linkup

word of the year

Happy (almost) New Year! OK, so it’s still December, and not quite time to celebrate with party hats, streamers, and noisemakers… but since January is right around the proverbial corner, it feels like a great time for me to divulge my [click to continue…]


Tangled Tuesday No. 73

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

Welcome to the very LAST Tangled Tuesday post… of 2015, that is! I’m looking forward to great things for 2016 in my little corner of the tangling world – not the least of which will be to finally attend a training seminar to become a CZT! – but first I need to [click to continue…]


Tangled Tuesday No. 72

A to Z Tangle Sampler - April, 2014

Today’s Tangled Tuesday post almost didn’t happen, as while I have been tangling, I haven’t been feeling well and therefore haven’t had the energy to do much at all (including writing blog posts). It’s nothing serious – just a minor cold – but I’ve been [click to continue…]


Sketchy Saturday No. 7

Sketchy Saturday

This past week I’ve been dealing with a cold, probably picked up at one of the many December events on my calendar – but since it seemed to be lessening by the time our last Draw & Sketch class rolled around I was able to attend [click to continue…]


Photo A Day Challenge – December 1-16, 2015


December is flying by, and already it’s time for me to share the first half of my Fat Mum Slim Photo A Day Challenge pics. And as an added bonus, I’m thrilled to say that my photo for the December 10 “Toy” prompt was chosen as one of the Fab Nine on the [click to continue…]