Drumroll Please!

And the winners of the Spring Giveaway are…

* LuntheMum

* Heather

* Joanne Foot

Congrats ladies! I’ll be emailing you tonight to hear which scrummy package you want sent to your place 🙂

Thanks so much for all of your entries, your comments are (as always!) much appreciated. It’s awesome to hear that you are reading and enjoying my wee blog. I hope to share lots more craft and creativity with you all in the future.

And some pictures of what Spring has been bringing to my place 🙂

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I love the colours of the magnolia, and who wouldn’t love a tree that blooms twice a year?

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Only the second year (out of five) these have flowered.

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Ways to avoid pulling out tree stumps 101.

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Miss 3 and I have planted some annuals for some colour around the place. She loves to check every day to see how they are growing.

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And we even planted out my long-neglected pots for extra colour. It won’t be too long before they are full of pretty colours.

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Two weekends ago DH and I spent nearly the whole weekend outside grooming, weeding, composting and getting the vegetable garden ready for planting. In went the strawberries, a new raspberry – my first attempt which I hope will go well, and we even planted a mandarin, 2 apple trees, a plum and an apricot tree.  The mandarin suffered a toddler accident today 😦 But it might come back, I hope any way! But it’s lovely to contemplate the way they will grow and take shape, and provide for us too, in the years to come.

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7 Responses to “Drumroll Please!”


  1. 1 Harpa J September 8, 2009 at 2:01 am

    You flower pictures are lovely and the magnolias are magnificent.

  2. 2 Darcy September 8, 2009 at 3:24 am

    Congratulations to LuntheMum* Heather* Joanne Foot.I love your yard the flowers are gorgeous:)Hugs Darcy

  3. 3 Hannah September 8, 2009 at 8:55 am

    wow gorgoues photography!

  4. 4 chevgirl September 8, 2009 at 11:57 am

    Love the photos! Love the tree stump one too….very cunning.

    Congrats ladies who won the awesome prizes!

  5. 5 kreachr September 8, 2009 at 4:04 pm

    Congrats to the winners, I’m sure they’ll thoroughly enjoy their prizes! Lovely flowers, and it sounds as though you’ll have a fantastic garden this spring/summer season, and for years to come. Alas, all we have is a deck…

  6. 6 Joanne Foot September 8, 2009 at 9:49 pm

    Oh yay!!! *happy dance!!*
    Thank you, thank you, thank you 😀

  7. 7 Viv September 10, 2009 at 9:33 am

    I love magnolias. Wish I had some planted here. Great pics, really shows of spring 🙂


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