Author Archives: phoenix2327

About phoenix2327

Born and raised in New York City, I fancied a change and moved to England. Married, raised a family and am looking to spend my spare time enoying my personal interests.

Introducing KFC Bob

Every now and then my husband and I like get away from the old homestead and have some ‘us’ time.  It’s an opportunity for Awesome Dude and me to stop being parents for awhile and just be ourselves again.  It … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

  You may be familiar with this old adage.  If life hands you an unfavourable circumstance you neither wished nor bargained for, you should make the best of the situation and turn it into something sweet that everyone will be … Continue reading

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St. George and the Dragon

I’ve just finished a re-telling of the St. George and the Dragon legend.  If you’d like to read it, just click this now:  St. George and the Dragon. Thanks.  Hope you like it. // < ![CDATA[ var _gaq = _gaq … Continue reading

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St. George’s Day Stitching Crafts

The Irish have just celebrated their patron saint’s day.  Now it’s time for the English to celebrate theirs. April 23rd is St. George’s Day in England.  He has been the patron saint of England since 1415 AD when English soliders … Continue reading

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Itchin’ to Get Stitchin’ March 2011 Update

It’s time again to show you how far I’ve gotten with my stitching project; my seemingly endless stitching project. In the last update, I mentioned I would be posting a fresh update in January 2011.  It was my goal to … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Stitching Crafts

With each passing day, I see trees, grass and all the surrounding landscape turning the lush green which heralds the arrival of Spring. Speaking of green, it will soon be time for the wearing of the green as St. Patrick’s … Continue reading

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Romeo, Romeo, Why For Art Thou

I don’t read the newspapers much these days.  There’s only so much gloom, doom and celebrity gossip a person can take.  So this front page story was a welcome change. It seems that a curious, and rather intrepid, fox cub … Continue reading

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A Stitching Mistake or Your Unique Touch? You Decide

I’ve been doing needlework of some kind for 40 years now and I still get excited when starting a new project.  I love every step of it.  I spend sometimes up to an hour trying to decide which of the … Continue reading

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Don’t Make New Year Resolutions, Make Changes

Hoping you all had a lovely festive season and wishing you a Happy and Prosperous New Year. The old routine is back in place here in the UK. The holiday season is officially over and most everybody is back at … Continue reading

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Fairies, Fairies Everywhere

When my youngest daughter, Sleeper Girl, was eight years old, she had a fascination with fairies.  There was a fairy for every aspect of her life.  There was the School Fairy, the Homework Fairy, the Sleep Fairy (naturally) and the … Continue reading

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