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Just Walk In!

May 25, 2017

When we first moved to Cambridge 10 months ago, we literally felt like God said to us that we would ‘come to a bridge’ which was like crossing over for us in to a new season. It took 3 weeks to find this gorgeous spot in the country, 15 minutes south of Cambridge, along the […]

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Family

May 17, 2017

Aren’t families the most wonderful constitution? We have just had the most wonderful weekend with my family and I keep kicking myself that things could be so good. There have been times over the past five years when my heart has almost broken with some stuff that has gone down in my family, but I […]

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Sewing Projects

To zip or not to zip?

May 10, 2017

Above picture: The finished cushion covers waiting to be stuffed with inners. I’ve been on a bit of a sewing mission making cushions for my sister. She sent me a box full of gorgeous fabrics which she had bought locally and pretty much left me tondo what I do best with them. I have made […]

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Breathing new life into old shoes

May 2, 2017

A couple of years ago I broke away from always wearing black boots in the winter, and I invested in a bright teal green pair, which were super comfy and got plenty of wear. I guess they also made a colour statement, but they matched or contrasted well with the other colours I wore, and […]

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Farewelling friends and reacquainting with others

April 28, 2017

Picture above: A recent ‘Block of the Month’ quilt completed. Pattern courtesy of Dellbrook Quilt Company I needed to head south last week as a very good friend passed away from bowel cancer, and it was a good time to reconnect with some old friends at her funeral, as well as spend a couple of […]

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To market… to market…

April 16, 2017

So… for the past couple of weeks we have been preparing to finish off a whole heap of projects which we were hoping to sell at the Tamahere Market, 10 minutes south of Hamilton city. The market is held on the St Stephen’s Church grounds on the third Saturday of each month. We had checked […]

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First Impressions

April 7, 2017

When my new love and I first heard the call to ‘move north’ and shift regions, it was a bit scary, as we really had no idea where that was going to be…well it kind of felt like the Hamilton region, but we didn’t know the area at all well, so we were very reliant […]

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My passion for India and fabric

March 28, 2017

I was invited last week to speak to a Ladies’ Dinner club about Colours and Styling. The invitation had been pending for about 6 months so it was great to finally set a date and see ticket sales increasing. I ended up with an audience of 60 lovely ladies. I haven’t done much public speaking […]

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The Rich Young Ruler

March 10, 2017

Matthew 19:16-19 (The Message translation) “Another day, a man stopped Jesus and asked, “Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life?” Jesus said, “Why do you question me about what’s good? God is the One who is good. If you want to enter the life of God, just do what he tells […]

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What does this look like?

February 28, 2017

So the day has finally come, and I can’t hold off any longer, as I step in to the launch of ‘The Eye Of A Needle’ officially. This is the time when I invite you, my friends and fellow bloggers & Facebook buddies to like my page. That’s a bit tricky when you don’t actually […]

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Stepping Stones to Style

February 20, 2017

When my babies were growing up and beginning to leave the nest, as a full- time Mum for 20 odd years I needed to start thinking about how I was going to spend the rest of my life once that nest was empty. During the time that I was at home with the children, many […]

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The Parable of the Talents – Matthew 25:14-29

February 13, 2017

‘For it is just like a man about to go on a journey, who called his own servants and entrusted his possessions to them. “To one he gave five talents, to another, two, and to another, one, each according to his own ability; and he went on his journey. Immediately the one who had received the five talents went […]

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