Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Feeling good









It feels so good to feel well again! There have been lots of winter bugs around the ladybird household over the past week or so. I was unwell for most of last week with a horrible heavy cold...I don't think I've ever felt so exhausted! In fact I was too tired to do any crochet or any type of craft at all...a sure sign that there is something wrong! G treated me to some lovely flowers to cheer me up and I was certainly glad of my hot water bottle and many crochet blankets.


I started to feel better at the weekend and we went out for a lovely fresh walk in the sunshine. It was great just to get out of the house! 


Our old radio completely packed in so we treated ourselves to a new one. I think I could definitely manage without a television but I wouldn't like to not have a radio.  G and I both love the radio so much and have it on so often when we are home that we decided to get a decent one. It has the added bonus of looking really pretty too!


We have still had the fire on most days and I've been eating lots of porridge (with blueberries and golden syrup - my favourite way to eat it) to keep the cold out. It was great to get back to my crochet hook too and I made a wee hat for my cousin's new baby. I'm quite pleased with it as I've never crocheted a hat before! It was pretty easy though so I will definitely make another. The pattern for the hat is from the book Cute & Easy Crochet With Flowers by Nicki Trench. 


Talking of books, thank you so much for your comments and suggestions on my crochet books post! I certainly have a few to add to the list now, and some that I hadn't heard of at all before, have now gone on my birthday list!


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23 comments:

  1. I can tell you love pretty things. It's a good idea to use lovely plates and bowls to add to the whole eating experience. I've tried to crochet hats but never get past the first round. Maybe I should try again. The flower decoration on yours is a great finishing touch.

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  2. My surname is Roberts and we have a Roberts radio, they certainly are the best.I can't believe you haven't made a hat before, it's brilliant. Check out my pattern for your girl on my blog, my girls love them. Jo x
    http//:joeveryday19.blogspot,co.uk

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  3. How sweet is that hat it really lovely x

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  4. Glad you are feeling better x

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  5. So glad to hear that you are feeling better, the flowers are beautiful. The little hat is a real delight.

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  6. So glad you are feeling better, enjoy your new radio.
    Hugs,
    Meredith

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  7. So many beautiful things - I love the hat, the hot water bottle cover and the radio. Glad you're feeling better now; stay warm. x

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  8. I'm glad you're feeling better, Marianne, it's rubbish being poorly, isn't it. How nice of G to get you some flowers. Love the hat and hot water bottle xx

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  9. Everything looks so pretty in your photographs Marianne. Glad to hear you're feeling better, we have some sickness here too, seems to be a particularly nasty cold virus doing the rounds. Take care X

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  10. Glad you're feeling much better, I like your new radio. I rather enjoy listening to it in the kitchen or the garden even during the summer x

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  11. glad you are feeling better. Your new radio is very pretty isn't it! Lovely company for a bit of crocheting! xx

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  12. Those winter bugs can really get you down - we had something similar a few months ago and I just felt so exhausted for days. I'm glad to hear you're now feeling much better and back doing crochet. The little hat is so sweet. Love your new radio too. X

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  13. Glad to hear you are feeling better, I'm a little bit in love with you're new radio. The hats is cute too, I have two friends expecting and I'm babies and I'm in blanket making mode at the moment, but I've had my eye on that hat should there happen to be a little girl
    Clare x

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  14. Pleased to hear you are feeling better, I really love the log burner!, and it was nice and sunny at the weekend so it cheered us up too!xx

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  15. Glad to hear you're feeling better now Marianne, this time of year would be so much better without those winter ills. Love your new radio and that lovely little hat. Enjoy the rest of your week xx

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  16. I'm glad you're felling better. It's awful when you feel so bad you can't even crochet. I like that wee hat and I have the book so I'm going to make one too. Porridge is great - I love it!

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  17. We've all had dreadful colds here too - I can't wait to be rid of it. I couldn't be without me radio either, it's on constantly. Your new one is lovely. Golden syrup and blueberries are a favourite porridge topping of mine too. x

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  18. Happy to hear you are feeling better! Don't overdo it though. I had flue before Christmas and got it back after :-(

    Madelief x

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  19. So glad you are feeling better now, Marianne! This is such a bright and cheerful post, I loved seeing all your pictures. We love the radio too and listen to it a lot.....your new one is such a lovely colour! Keep cosy and have a great week.
    Helen xox

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  20. Glad to hear you're feeling better. Your little hat is so cute xx

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  21. Glad you're feeling better. There have been some horrible bugs around this winter - I seem to have spent most of the time since the new year feeling unwell. Lovely crochet as always and your house looks so cosy. x

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  22. Glad you are feeling petter! the porrige looks sooo good! Now i am hungry for some...

    Take care Anne
    Crochet Between Worlds

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  23. Oooh good to hear you've banished the bad bugs, only ladybugs allowed! Sounds like the flu possibly with how drained you were :-(

    Blueberries or syrup are my favourite porridge toppings but I don't tend to mix them, sounds even yummier though. Banana works nicely if you like them :-) x

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