Thursday, 20 December 2012


Made these for some special people.exactly like the tree chocolates but put into a lil cellophane bag so they look nicer. Since not made cards I used my flower fairy toppers and paper for these instead :)

Just leaving the cards and just chilling til Xmas now....I killed poor Santa yesterday due to trying to do too much and falling over on him so that's taught me a

Just gonna take my glasses off tho so I can't see all the mess :)


Wednesday, 19 December 2012

More hanging decs

So grateful that I can share something with Little Myz...I can't take her out like her dad can but we do share a love of crafting.

We stuck these together the other day. Can you guess which ones are hers and which mine? :)


Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Special card for my nan

With even the best intentions only three cards been made this year so thank the powers that be that I had a bundle left from last year.

Nan lost grandad this year and I feel such a huge loss even tho I didn't see him often he texted (yes and he was over 90 so woo)  and phoned and had been a great influence on my I really can't imagine how nan feels :( ...all ihave been able to do is send the odd card chock full of hugs and love down to London.damn this body :(...

So I made a big effort to send a nice big card to say thinking of you this Christmas....big as she has loads of trouble seeing so made it big as I could...if I don't get to see her when she's at mum and dads....if I do I can hug her in person and I'll have the card back thank-you-very-much lol

It was made with a flippin' Santa sheet and some really dodgy ribbon attempt with bits that keep threatening to fall off so I hope they survived the post down there....

If you get a chance to hug your nan or grandad or both this Christmas..or anyone you don't see a lot.. give them an extra hug ...with this life you never know do you?


Saturday, 15 December 2012


Better share this before Christmas is gone I guess lol. Easy to make wreath just sticky sticky strips of paper on the back of a paper plate you cut a circle hole in and add embellishments round the hole :) easy peasy enough for a kiddie winkle to do :)


Knorr gravy pots - review

 When I found out a few weeks back that my friend had been chosen to test Knorr Gravy pots there was much a-weepin a-wailin and a-gnashin of teeth... we are big stock and gravy lovers here and we were a little peeved that The Universe didn't know that.. we actually decided to buy some on the strength of my friend's review and they..were....gorgeous.....
It turns out that said Universe had plans for us as this week we received a pack of Knorr Gravy pots to test..when they arrived we actually did a gravy dance (think Snoopy Dance but more brown and wet)
However, being a household that plans its meals it looked like we werren't going to be able to have a play with the deliciousness until we had a Sunday roast but.. I just couldn't wait.... if the gravy pots were half as tasty as the stock pots we were in for a taste bud tingly treat...
AHA thought I .. Friday Night is Takeaway Night.. I'm going to make up some gravy.... we can still test it 'roast wise' but I really couldn't wait hehe
I had a look at the instructions... looked very simple to make.. almost too simple... you know how when things are really easy to make they taste meh....? I was very worried but I soldiered on ;)
Ok Myz... stick the stock pot in a pan with 280ml of warm water... check..
Have a mixy mix around with a whisk while it warms up.. check..
Then we were to boil for 1 minute stirring it and it said then it would be ready...
To be honest I make my own gravy... and it takes blimmin ages.... as it was boiling it looked just like My Real Gravy.. and it smelled diiiiiviineeeee...
Ok sorry I apologise for the after shot of greasy fish and chips but this is what I used it on :)
It tasted absolutely gorgeous.. just like when I make real gravy with juices and simmer for goodness-knows-how-long! ... it was very quick and easy to make and got a thumbs up from the whole family.. man, woman, teen and 7 year old...
..and also the dog who was driven mad by the smells so I put in some water with the teeny amount of gravy left, had a mix, and she had it on her dry dinner food.. and nommed it up completely :)
If you like gravy...*real* gravy.. then try these out....

Friday, 14 December 2012

Reasons to be cheerful...

...1..2....3....'s reason is simple enough. I am today grateful I can't get out of house....because who apart from kids *wants* to be out in such slip slideyness????


Thursday, 13 December 2012

Superstar! Injecting the fun!

Got to keep it going. Got to work out ways to have fun in here or I'm going to go crazy. When (not if and I am bloody going to get there soon or explode!) I can take walks outside even small ones It's great. Could just about manage a little bit of field but I wouldn't be able to do any housework at all so...

..and It's little myz' Christmas performances tonight and yesterday and I can't go.I racked my.brains but I couldn't think.of a way.wish they did DVDs still :( ..stupid paedos :( ... Little myz is a jockey which apparently is one of the seven dwarves.....err ok :)...

..anyway... Mr Myz works at EE which is was used to be Orange innit...and he got lots of promotional EE stuff in October I think it was...

Decided to lean on wall and take photos of me in the t-shirt today for my fun. Took three goes and most of the photos blurred but I think you get the idea....

What have you done to inject some fun into the day? :)

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Oh the weather outside is frightful....

Well I think so...bit foggy to see akkkchewelly......

..and the fire is so delightful....well ok I'm burning up and hot so it counts lol..... I've no place to go

...other than here ...... ;)

Monday, 10 December 2012


Nothad good creative couple of weeks as body not been too cooperative so very relieved to find my bag of unused Christmas cards from last year.phew double phew and Yeay :)

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Meery Christmas!!!

Not had good night pain and bleurgh but need to share this. Spread the love or something and the happy jazz lol . Managed to do sewing on this yesterday .my first one so I NOW know to sew up with sewing thread not a single thread if cross stitch yarn

Seriously...until I realised it kept breaking...and breaking...and I kept sighing...and at one point crying...til I realised my mistake. It's not perfect just like me so I think I love it even more haha

Aaanyway I took the front and back with a nifty ribbon

I'd put stitching the same size on both sides so I could whip (?) Stitch it together

Et voila.....meery Christmas everybody :)

Hugs to those who need them

Monday, 26 November 2012

Merry Christmas, duckie!

Lol I believe the name of my share for today is something like Witzy but not a clue really..... I just stitch the things..heh

Put him inside some kanban Christmas card cut with nesties and bunged on some stickle infested trees...

...nice.... ;)


Oh bless her heart....

Got big box of Christmas stash to sort so sat on floor putting it into piles...some behind me. Didn't realise the poor dog was there...

Sunday, 25 November 2012

Just for you card

Another share from my pile of makes over past few mths. I can't stress enough how much help it was to have mats already made up from was so worth spending a week or so just cutting things when I could. Soo much easier to just slap a card together which makes me feel better as I have accomplished something...if you see what I mean?

The fairy is A kanban loralei fairy she was matted onto a doily cut up from before. The flower was also from before :) as she had silver bits on her I put a few silver peeloffs at the corners


Friday, 23 November 2012


I was supposed to share from the pile of cards today but Tigger jumped in and bounced until I let him in. So in case anyone reading is also having to restrestrest the bouncy one would like to.bounce some bouncy trouncy flouncy pouncy funfunfunfunfun into you in the hopes that you feel a bit better

.....or something...

...but I hope this finds you well instead and Tigger has only made a cool day more fun


Sunshiney smiles

Thought I'd share pooh today I finished putting all the bits together the other day. Have had the poohs stitched for ages but not got all sticky togethery til the other day.
Added some yellow scalloped peeloffs to make it a little more special, like...
oki dokie i posted you know i am about so off to relax off all the excited chattiness i have been doing for the past few smile on face but a little bit on the hazyhurt side haha xxx

Thursday, 22 November 2012

How now Brown owl

Ok he's not even Brown.blame being tired lol. Good tired tho...spent ages talking about life the world and everything on Twitter with people yesterday. I actually felt 'connected' for the first time in a good old while...difficult from in here but I think I made a few more Online Friends... Which is A Good Thing friends can PopIn at any time and I have to have my phone on me to be bothered about it lol I'm gabbling shut up!....

Anyway, yes, about time I shared some of this pile if cards so starting with fellow-me-lad here as he's one of my favourites. Corners , backing mat and flower courtesy of the die cut shapes I made aaaages ago about 20 posts here ago I can make up cards fast with a minimum of fusspottiness.

I think he's owltastic...what do you think?

(By the way difficult to access my reading list from here on phone so been visiting the ppls as what comment as a linky comes up so pls comment so I can visit you when I can and have a lookie at your stuff. Ta xxx)

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Miowy Christmas!

Little cross stitched Christmas gift for those peopleses that like cats. Personally I'm a dog person ... but it takes all sorts I guess ;)

Still no change

In fact getting worse....



Thursday, 15 November 2012

What Wobbles Beside Me Thursday

Hot on the heels of what's on yer workdesk Wednesday comes What Wobbles Beside Gaily Thursday.....usually behaves itself but I have it there so I can finish the many many little things I have been unable to recently. Sometimes I can't get up well without help so It's quite useful....but I really should find a way to get it the other side....It's becoming taller than I am and one day when it falls...ppl won't be able to hear my moans.....haha


I Beliiieeeve!

There's been altogether not enough posting of shizz when it has been made but now I found an app I can actually do on phone so watch out! Health wise not so good but that's all own fault see last post lol.

Made this as a quickie but didn't end upbeing quickie like always but daaaamn It's done so here it is :)

Big love to my cheerer onnerers. Means a lot

Tuesday, 13 November 2012


<p>Look.aided by faithful black doggy pal, supergaily went to post box today. Nearly didn't make it back as supergaily is also stupidgaily but had important card to post.tune in next time when SuperGaily does many and varied things stuck in bed for ages.rofl.

Sunday, 8 July 2012

Thrifty? Imaginative? Or just plain Tightass? lol

This has been in the planning for a couple of weeks now. I have slowly but surely uploaded the photos to save.. I don't know about you but it usually takes me 3 attempts before the 'add to post' bit doesn't crash /sigh.. but I get there in the end....

Anyway... you can be the judge of what this is ;)

For a while I have done a lot of 'crafty preparation' die cutting things, cutting things out with scissors on the days my hands are behaving etc.. and I don't know about you but I have a box that I put things in.. that could 'come in' at some point..I hate to throw things away!.. anyway I had quite a few large brown thickish envelopes in there so decided one day when I was *very* close to throwing them out to cut them into wee shapes that I could add to cards in the future

Here be the envelopes

..and here be the lubberly shapes (some not so wee) that I cut from them

I was very impressed they looked like 'shop bought' brown paper only better quality lol... impressed, actually, that I cut out some brown and pink ones in the same shapes so that I could layer them at some point :)

.. this cutting out lasted a looong old while...quite few days on and off... but I now have little bundles of shapes in various colours that I can add to cards when I can't do one start-to-finish ... most of the time, actually at the mo hehehe....

They made such awesome cards as this one

..and also the one a couple of Rockin Fridays ago..

So.. thrifty or tightass on the brown paper front? Who knows but what I do know is that preparation makes for a much more chilled out Myz craft wise... do any of you prepare things like this or am I just superweird? lol


Thursday, 5 July 2012

What's been Rockin in MyzWorld this week?

It's been a tough week with much stupid having-to-lay-down-ness and stupid people which has meant for the meantime I have left Facebook for my own sanity lol.. might be back before this goes 'live' as I got really lonely but i doubt it lol....but there were a few times during the week I have been letting out a 'yeay' so here are my positives... btw if some things don't make sense don't try to understand them- I have been writing this all week so it's probably difficult to follow and very tangent-tastic :)

(1) Going Out!

Yeah you heard me.. GOIN OUT!... I walked slowly but confidently acrosss the square and had tea and a chat with my friend about 60 paces away lol... the chattiness and general being outness made me have 2 days mostly complete downtime after but.. YEAY OUT!!!!! I am hoping to do this more often and hopefully at some point there will be less downtime after.. I only wish she crafted... my nearest crafty friend lives in South Yorks so that's completely out... I don't know anyone near although they have craft events in Darlington that would take me and make sure I don't fall over (very embarrassing that! lol) .. and my crafty friend that visits once in a while got herself up the duff so she hasn't been up here in about...2 years it seems ;P

(2) Teacher presents

Been working on wooden hanging apple whatsits for a while now and this week my thoughts are sort of going the right way.. I think.... I even have one..nearly done! :)

..couple of negatives into positives....

(3) The Art of Camouflage

I just can't move about much without much wobbleage at the moment so the best I could do on Little Myz' birthday for her party food was move all the craft stuff to one end of the table :( .. scrappy scrappy... much sad faceage...

..but hey I had an idea!!!!!

Get her princess blanket and put it over!!!!

Et voila!

Not actually that shabby.. lol.. Little Myz was pleased and I even made use of The Mound....

Myz -1 : Messy Table -0

(4) My Guard Dog (lol)

Bless her little doggy paws.. Sophie usually potters about while people get ready for work and school and when they are gone beggars off into a room for a great deal of the day (having thought about it possibly so she doesn't trip me up as I'm not that steady on my feet...) but the past week I haven't even been able to potter and have been in bed and she's been laying right next to me the whole time... and if I am on the sofa she gets up as close as she can to it... so negative- non movement and painage into positive.. aww factor of cuddle-dog

(5) Newfangled Technology

..another neg to pos.... it was Little Myz' assembly today (Well ,Thursday,so yesterday I guess if this goes live when it's supposed to lol..) Wouldn't be able to walk as far as to get to the hall to watch it.. I do hate people staring at me and they do when I wobble or hold onto someone I really have to find a way past it :( .. anyway I digress.... Mr Myz was able to go... again!.... he has great boss I think :) .... and because of newfangled technology he was able to record little videos of it so I could see Little Myz In Action.... and what a proud Mummy I was... Mr Myz spoke to the teacher afterwards and in all their rehearsals it took 15 mins.. apparently 'live' it took 7 .. bless they must have been nervous hehe

..anyway... new technology? THUMBS UP this week :)

I think that might be about it I'm afraid... but woo I WENT OUT! That should count for a whole month of positives!!!! lol


(this should go live on Friday morning- let's see whether it does lol)