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dinsdag 27 december 2011

Beware!!! long post

I hope everyone had a great Christmas..
Some of you may have recieved a package from me, from a few I didn't hear if they arrived it yet.. but I hope they will soon.
I wanted to send all my blog friends something, but that would mean making a lot of gift.. I didn't had the time..
So if you don't got something.. We have a whole new year in a few days.. maybe you will be the lucky one for a little RAK!!
About the gift..
This is what I made =)))

I can tell you it was so hard to choose, who to send.. I had more then 30 names!!
So sorry for the ones who didn't get something

Last week on school, all the parents made a Christmas piece, this is what we maked It was a little candle so it was a short burning candle, but ow so beautifull. Noah loved the train in it. We did a beautidull work =)))

I will show you all a bit of our Xmas days.

The day of Christmas eve, Dh had to work, so I took the kids to a indoor playground. They had so much fun, Noah found a girl and off he was playingKira was very afraid at start, but after a while see had so much fun.

In the evening Dh was at home, and I made a yummy dinner..
We started with the entree : mozzarella with tomatoes and bacon Don't think we are alone here.. the kids also sat at our table, I needed to put there plates on table
The kids eat pancakesAnd as you see, our main course was also on the table, DH had lamb steak and I had four types of fish, with potato croquettes and lettuce.
And as dessert I made a jummy Chocolami, it's a chocolate sausage...mmmmmmmm
The first day of Christmas we want to the woodstoo take a nice walk.. kids had so much fun.. it was busy in the woods
In the evening we went to my father for dinner, Dh had to work this time in the evening

The second day of Christmas..DH was at home!!!!! we went to family.
I made the Christmas outfits for today I made Kira a cute little dress, I made the pattern the most myself, I so love this old basic pattern, I bought a red shirt and dark blue tights for it..
For Noah I made a black pants and from the same fabric as the Kira's dress a vest..
I bought a white blouse with cute!!! =)))))
For myself I made a dress and a red jacket.

I'm so sorry I forgot too made pic's with us wearing the clothes, this is all I have of that beautifull and great day but it's still winter so we will wear it again..

In this busy month I lost my stitching MOJO..
But I do have a crochet MOJO.
I have done a bit on Kira's blanker, It has now 42 granny's squares.. I have put it on Kira's bed.. and the good news is I'm hald way there... the bad news.. need to make another 42 squares I have done almost a year over 42.. I will try not to do the smae with the other 42..
Cute Noah as for a blue one ( I had already had it in my mind for months.. so a busy year is coming agian.. lol

Look what I bought last week.. I'm having so much joy of it!!

I hope you all liked my long Xmas post..
I'm not back before the New Year So I wanne wish you all


That it will be a year of many creativity, health and joy

Till next year =)))

I wanna thank everyone for visiting my blog and especially everyone who leaves a comment!!
I love reading them!!
♥ Have a great day ♥

donderdag 22 december 2011

few things to show!!!

So a few day's further.. and not much done.. but have some pic's.
My dear friend Saskia spoiled us so much, she made me and Dh a ornamentAlso the kids got a gift, but forgot a pic of them
Sas thank you so much.

Yesterday a friend of Noah came to play.. the boys where so busy running and playing.. I asked if they wanted to bake Xmas-cookies..
They didn't say =))) This is what we baked... and they are yummy..

I love it... and the visite that came also.. lol... Need to bake them again and again.. really loved it

Last weekend and this week did a little bit of crochet
More of the blanket I hope in the new year!!

I have a pic of my sweet little girl... who like to act as a boy (just like her mom)... She was jumping, crawling.. and then

A bloody nose..:(...:(...:(

But thankfully she could laugh about if after a lot of crying... the poor girl... she fal so hard... but I think that will not be the first and the last time..
There is nothing to see anymore in het face... thankfully...
It wasn't easy to clean it up, for months we can not sit on her nose.. so as your could see Dh hold het and made her laugh so I can clean it... and ( bad bad mommy take a pic also) sorry Kira... but we will laugh about then when your 30... (not at 16/17 then you will be to mad on me) lol =)))

I have a last pic for this post.. of my sweet boy baking the cookies

Then this is my last post be for Xmas..

I want too wish you all a very merry Christmas, have fun with your family, and don't eat to much... this year is not over yet!!

I wanna thank everyone for visiting my blog and especially everyone who leaves a comment!!
I love reading them!!
♥ Have a great day ♥

maandag 19 december 2011


It's been a while again.. but I have good reasons for that.. yes???... YES!!
1 thing I can't tell you but the others I can tell...=)))

I have been away.. and we had snow :) ;) ;) :)
Friday morning we drove too the Ardennes in Belgium, together with the family of DH. We all sat in one house a very beautifull and BIG house =)). We had a great time and with the snow.. really the time of our lifes..
Kids had so much fun.. the first time that Kira saw snow.
Here you can see some pic's of all the snow.

hihihi.. the kids really had so much fun, and so did we..
MIL&FIL... thank you so much for a great weekend

As a suprise... oke..( they hope I will do it) so it wasn't a big suprise I baked a pie They all loved it.. it was very tasty.. Dh tried that my nephew called ma aunty Pie..hihi I don't think we are going to do that AT ALLL =)))

I have a lot to show you all.
I have been sewing Xmas clothes for Noah, Kira and me... so beautifull, but not totally finished, need to attach the buttons.
And many more... but had bad light not good for pic's... but they will come!!

Happy stitching =))))

I wanna thank everyone for visiting my blog and especially everyone who leaves a comment!!
I love reading them!!
♥ Have a great day ♥

vrijdag 9 december 2011

The start of Christmas

Thank you all for your lovely comment about my kids... they made me :$ :$

Yes Sinterklaas is also really gone in my home.
And my Christmas things are growing in my living!!
The last 3 year I had branches above my dinner table, but dit it away after 3 year I was tired of it..
But what to do this year!
Kira loves grabs everything, so DH don't wanted a Christmas tree yet..
No Branches No Christmas tree.....mmm think :( :( :(..
After a lot of thinking this afternoon whent with Noah to the playground across and there is also a little soccer-playground with a lot of trees.. Trees that where cut..
To took some branches... and yes the branches are haning again above my table, but this time also in my front window
Two pic's of the branches in my front window... put there 20 light on battery in, and some transparant balls, and also some little snowmen and with little garlands... need to look at it for some day's maybe more need to be there.. Then also a big pic of my side window.. with Hello Kitty and Cars on the couch (sinterklaas presents)
And what is standing on my Television table...( the 20 light first where on the Etagere with the white balls)..
And you can see the still empty branches above my dinner table...

Then I have done a few stitches.
Part 3 of my Tweet Christmas SAL is doneI hope to finish this one togheter with the MS SAL before Christmas... I so like them!!

In my last post I forgot to show a pic of my Sinterklaas gift.. A crochet bookAll the yummmy yummy yummy I can bake, I now also can crochet... loved it... thank you Sinterklaas...

Today my sweet mailwomen came by and brought me something.... what will it be what will it be!!
Look at this
Sweet Miek and Nia send me these beautifull cards...
Miek wrote on it that I had token Noah's donut so she stitched a cookie for him...=)))
And look at that felt piece from Nia...
The both are such great crafters!! Jealous. =))))

Then I'm trying out a new kind of craft, That I did years ago by myself
I braided her her... TOO CUTE!!! =))) I'm trying to do it more often... I looks so cute!! so girlie girlie...

I wanna thank everyone for visiting my blog and especially everyone who leaves a comment!!
I love reading them!!
♥ Have a great day ♥

woensdag 7 december 2011

Sinterklaas gifts

Hi all...
So Sinterklaas is back on his boat to Spain.. so take a rest from his hard work.. In a whole day he put gifts in all the shoes of all the kids in the whole Netherlands, and on 6th in Belgium, and in some other country's.

I wanted to make something fun for my kids and nephew's

It are felted name garlands and crochet balls, the balls of Gabriel I made with pompons.
For Kira is the Hello Kitty and Noah the Cars. They are now hanging above there doors in the hallway upstairs and with the pink and red crochet heart on Kira her door (Noah wil get blue ones next year), the hallway looks so great.. I only miss something above our bedroom, but the idea is already born -> but for next year..

For my two nephew's in Belgium I made the Bumba garland, and the oldest nephew on the other side on the county here is also crazy about Cars, so he also got a Cars..

I so like how they turned out.
There are also more people that like them.
Totally I have four -----> yes four orders..

One is already finishedThey loved the Bumba also..
This week I started up a little site (It's a Dutch Facebook) to show what I have made, and people can order from it. 5 minutes after the first pic was placed the first order came in.. .. so more of these are coming..
It's a lot of work, but so great!!

I'm just done with the most of the Christmas decoration that I had.. and cleaned up the whole house.. ( tomorrow not much time).
It's looking so great all the little lights.. love it..
But I see I need a lot more decoartion, but I wanne make it all... and I already had so many things I wanne make..
So need to see what will get done, and the rest I save for next year =))))

Then I will end this post with a CUTE collage..They are getting big so fast.
Both are sleeping for hours.. I'm going to do that too..
Have a great evening all!!

I wanna thank everyone for visiting my blog and especially everyone who leaves a comment!!

I love reading them!!

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vrijdag 2 december 2011

Some stitches

Most of the things I'm making I still can't show for Sinterklaas.. wait a few more days..
But they are all finished, did the last part this evening, so next week when Sinterklaas is back home in spain, the pic's are to see on my blog.
Then can start on the things for January... busy.... many things to make, and I also wanne try to make some thing for Christmas, but still don't know If I have the time for it Because Kira her First B-Day will be in January and the house will change from white to PINK/RED for a few days... (can't wait)...=)))) But let if leave for a few weeks still... It's going to fast already..

This last week I have done a few stitches and done some crochet (It's almost Midnight so dark and bad time to take a pic)

Then this week I got it on my hips, as we say in here in Holland.
That means when you want something to do, you do it straight away... I have that some (MANY) times. ... DH gets very afraid when that happens... never know what will :)
I wanted to change my living a bit, so did... changes the toys for the kids, the furniture and my front window..
My hydrangea in my front window where almost dead, so put them away in the garden and put the plants from my back window in front ( now need to look for some new plants back window is empty ( oke a big lie my sewing machine and some sewing stuff is in it LOL =)))))))
This is what I did with my front windowIf you can see the sun was shining that morging ( having two days of rain now).
Those hearts are my crochet heart!!
I love the way it looks..
And my zwarte pieten are still hanging above my plants.. the hydrangea's where a bit smaller so you could see them better, but in a few days they are moving to a box again, so I let them hang..

That was my quick post! I'm of to bed It just turned midnight!!

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I love reading them!!
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dinsdag 22 november 2011

Here I'm again

I have been very busy the past week.
I had another try to sell somthing..... on 2 different days.
That also a reason I was so busy, because I was making some new things.
Not all I can show, because one of the new items is also a Sinterklaas gift, but the other things I can show

I made a few more hairpins and boy's cars.
Also tryed out a bow of a hairpin, but that's a work in
I made 6 CUTE cupcakes, I love them so much... and PINK... who wouldn't love them...
I made another Christmas swing, and some Christmas tree hangings And made one more heart.. they are now hanging here, teh white on in my living, teh others on Kira her room

Everybody liked what I made, but nowone bought something :(:(.... oke that a bit of a lie... I sold 2 2 days..) But I had a lot of fun...
The first day I did got a order for a b-day garland, and on the second day a order for my new item..

While sitting there and standig there and sitting again and drinking a lot of tea, especially on the second day because it was so cold, so we drunk a lot of tea to keep warm... 2 euro for a paper cup of hot water... never doing that again... but because of the cold you want it... my botlles of cold water wasn't
The first day I did it togeheter with a colleague of DH who sold jewelry, and on the second day a colleague of mine who sold perfume..
Both days we had a great day... and while being there I crochet a bit on Kira's blanket... you remember that on... it's now a bit larger, 36 granny squares Kira her little hand...=)))))))
Look at how big it is getting.... Today I used it again when I was walking with Kira and Noah... Noah walks but Kira still sit ( but for how long...she love climming on the stairs) so put her blanket on her... lol... she likes the colors!!I hope this winter to make it big enough for het bed....

Then look at what the postwomen brought!!Don't look at the bad picture.. It is getting very fast dark here..
Dear sweet and talented Miek, made me a knitted donut... al kinds of PINK colors, with a brown bottum..
Miek thank you so much..
You all need to go and take a look at her blog (in Dutch)... She paints stitching fabric... and she can do that so beautifully.
She has done it for years, and know started it again after a breake...
Look out... you will fall in love.=))))))

That's it for today
I wanna thank everyone for visiting my blog and especially everyone who leaves a comment!!

I love reading them!!

♥ Have a great day ♥

zaterdag 12 november 2011

Sinterklaas has arrived =))))

Today Sinterklaas has arrived with his boat in the Netherlands.
For the new followers I try to explain what Sinterklaas is

Sinterklaas (Sint Nicolaas) is an old and very friendly man (just like Santa Claus). We celebrate his B-day on 5th of December (in Belgium on the 6th).
Sinterklaas has many helpers they are called Zwarte Piet (zwart = black, they have black faces).
Every year he comes with his boat half off November from Spain where he lives.
He has a big book, with al the childrens names in it, and there is written if you where a sweet and good child. If so, he comes on the night of 5 December with his Horse Americo on the rooftops together with the Zwarte pieten, to put gifts in the chimney.
He likes to give instead of receiving gifts for his Birthday.
From the time that he arrives till 5 December he can recive all the lists that the Children sent him with what they like to get.
Also in this time he visits al the towns and city's, here he will come in two weeks.
In the week before you can put your shoe before the chimney our backdoor, if you put a carrot or sugur cubes for Americo, you will get a little gift or Sinterklaas candy, also you can put drawing and all kinds of things and you wish list in your show..
In many growsery stores you also can put your shoe also on schools

It's a Holiday expecially for children and so much fun... Still I love it..
The not so nice thing about it is, that when children get around 8 year, they will find out that Sinterklaas is not real, and that's not so great, but still you can enjoy it then in a other way by making gits for each other and make it in a surprise.

For me the most fun thing is ... I can make my own decoration... lol
Yesterday I got it all from the attic, and I have little bit a Sinterklaas house

From the things I made last year I made photo's, here they come

On the left you see my felten Zwarte Pieten, they are now hanging in my front window, the paper craft are hanging on Noah his window, and I made those little gifts and carrots.

With Sinterklaas we also have many yummy yummy candy, and one of it is pepernoten or also called kruidnoten... they are so yummy.
I made a wreath with it last your, put al the pepernoten on it with glue, and as you can see it survived

And this is how it's on my table
It's a bit boring, but I hope to change that.

I have not much to show.. I'm busy making Sinterklaas gifts for my nephew's and Noah and Kira.. After Sinterklaas I can show them to you... so be patient, It's worth it =))))

I have one little pic to show... I made 3 more hearts with crochet On the 6th of Decemer Sinterklaas will go back to spain and then it's time for the Christmas decoration... so a lot more to show then..
Have a great week, I need to work alot so not much time to craft

We are now busy counting the days till Sinterklaas will give us gifts... we are very sweet

Here Noah stripes the

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