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Lounging Munchkin Style

Lounging Munchkin Style

    Whilst out shopping last weekend we stumbled across these little foam chairs for children. Munchkin immediately fell in love with them. It was just her size! And light enough that she can push…

Animal Parade Carousel Cake

Animal Parade Carousel Cake

    I hope you’re having a splendid weekend? Mine has been gorgeous and full of festivities. It started Friday with DM’s and my wedding anniversary. DM has been at a conference in Dublin all week and…

Finally finished

Finally finished

  They say that every quilt tells a story. This one certainly does! I started it before Munchkin was born. Last Summer, my friend and quilter extraordinaire Lynne, went with me via ferry to Thonon…

My greatest project

My greatest project

Many of you who have followed ‘next to nicx’ over the years have probably noticed that it’s not plastered with my photograph. In fact, I’ve actively avoided putting my face on the blog as I’ve rather…

Slowly re-entering an altered reality

Slowly re-entering an altered reality

  I feel a bit like Alice. I’ve fallen down a rabbit hole. I’ve met wonderful characters who have helped, sometimes hindered and oft times made my journey fun or just a little less stressful. Everything…

Meet Munchkin

Meet Munchkin

  Meet Munchkin. Sophie Ivy was born on the 16th of September at 1:25pm. We had a slightly traumatic start, I ended up having to have an emergency cesarean. But all is going fabulously well…

Fabulous finds for Munchkin #2

Fabulous finds for Munchkin #2

    I can’t help it. I’m sorry. I’ve just got to share the cute little things I’ve bought and made for Munchkin. I promise to continue to make items and to post threads that…

Knitting for Munchkin #3

Knitting for Munchkin #3

    I’ve almost finished Munchkins heart cardigan! I’ve just to decide if I want to add a zipper or buttons to the front closure. I’m really quite happy with the results, what do you…

Quite a busy couple of weeks…

Quite a busy couple of weeks…

 And not a whole lot to show for it!   I’m now 25 weeks pregnant. I look like I have half a watermelon and two half rockmelons (Cantaloupes for you non-Australians) attached to my front. My…

Knitting for Munchkin #2

Knitting for Munchkin #2

  We’re really excited. I had a 21 week scan last week and we now know that Munchkin is a little girl! As far as they could tell she’s healthy. They counted her fingers and…

Knitting for Munchkin #1

Knitting for Munchkin #1

I’ve found myself at a crossroads with the nursery. I just can’t go forward any further with my ideas until I know what we’re having. But hopefully that should be rectified in the next couple…