Category Archives: 2012

Let’s Get Physical

Today’s Blog Every Day in May theme is ‘fit and healthy’ and, seen as I’m not going to post a picture of myself in lycra, this could be a pretty wordy post. So here’s Olivia Newton John to add a … Continue reading

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Chrinstagram!

What did I do before the introduction of Instagram? Oh that’s right, I didn’t take any pictures at christmas at all! This year it’s been fun to document the festive process and I thought I’d share on this the last … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas Tree

Christmas is almost here! Last week we picked our tree from a local farm and spent a rainy Sunday afternoon decorating it while listening to Frank Sinatra christmas tunes to get in the festive spirit. Dressing the tree is a … Continue reading

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Farewell Movember

Have you or the man in your life been growing a charity ‘tache for Movember? Fi’s fella has (he’s crafted a particularly nice Fu Manchu-style moustache) and, in his honour, she designed him this lovely print. Today is the last … Continue reading

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Fi & Me at Christmas Craft Fairs

Can you believe it’s almost December? Christmas is less than a month away and we’ve hardly started our shopping. If you’re in the same boat and based in the north west, why not come down and visit us at a … Continue reading

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Mad About Mushrooms (or How I Fell In Love With Fungi Foraging)

Mushrooms and toadstools have become a familiar theme in the handmade and craft world. Here at Fi & Me, we too love these little fairytale fungi. You’ll see they inspire our work, like this illustrated card by Fi… But my … Continue reading

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Things To Be Thankful For

Of course we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in the UK, but I like the idea of a holiday dedicated to appreciating what you’ve got. This year has not been without its ups and downs, and some very dear people to me … Continue reading

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Autumn Baking: Parkin

There’s nothing I like more at this time of year than baking an oaty, spicey, crumbly cake and nothing ticks all these boxes quite like parkin. If you don’t already know, parkin is a cake from Yorkshire in the north … Continue reading

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Bazil Bear

So, I mentioned that there had been some changes in my life recently. I won’t bore you with all of them but I thought that one deserved an honourable mention. One month ago my cat, Bazil ‘Daddy B’ Bear (to … Continue reading

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Halloween DIY: Spooky Garland

Today was a sick day, but I’m not very good at sitting and doing nothing, so I thought I’d decorate my house for halloween inspired by this little doodle I did last night. I just scanned and printed a few … Continue reading

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