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Happy Birthday to Stuff With Thing.   5 Years Old this week. To celebrate I’ve got 5 days worth of giveaways. I just want to say a big thank you to everyone who has visited, read, left a comment on the blog, facebook or twitter. Thank you. Each giveaway is carefully chosen to represent different […]

Just for today

Posted by: Marita on: November 8, 2010

I’m going to ignore this: From Iphone Nov 2010 and this: From Iphone Nov 2010 and a pile like this has been relocated to my bedroom: From October 2010 and I will be found here: From Iphone Nov 2010 With my coffee, my cross stitch and a quiet sense of satisfaction that the poison tree […]

Bits and bobs

Posted by: Marita on: February 8, 2010

Stitching WIP update, very slowly getting there, sorry about the hoop marks I will iron her when I’m finished. From February 2010 This angel is turning out far larger than I’d anticipated – about the size of a DVD cover. I would appreciate suggestions on how to finish her. Whatever I do will be hand […]

Quiet Days

Posted by: Marita on: January 26, 2010

We have been enjoying some quiet and relaxing time since Heidi’s birthday party. Painting with the tiny little watercolour paint kits I had left over from the birthday party loot bags From January 2010 Doing a little cross stitch, according to my one ornament a fortnight finish schedule I’m waaaaaaay behind, but I’m hoping once […]

First Stitching Finish of 2010

Posted by: Marita on: January 2, 2010

Bit of a cheat as it is an ornament I started in 2009. From January 2010 From January 2010

Feeling a little proud of myself

Posted by: Marita on: December 9, 2009

I’ve been making gifts for the girls teachers. Heidi’s Early Intervention Teacher is leaving at the end of this year ::sob:: and I wanted to do something special for her to say thank you for all the amazing help and support that she has provided us over the last two years. For her I made […]

Christmas Ornaments

Posted by: Marita on: November 5, 2009

I’m trying to make Christmas ornaments for my girls teachers. I started off with this little ornament made using Sullivans Counted Cross Stitch Ornament kit. I used the 14 count Aida provided and the not very good thread/yarn. But it turned out okay. Then I thought I’d have a go using the same pattern but […]

Jumping with Joy

Posted by: Marita on: October 13, 2009

Tomorrow Annie is doing Jump Rope for Heart with her school. For the last couple of days she has been jumping with joy thanks to all the wonderful people who have sponsored her. I want to say a big thank you to those people for making my little girls week. Annie is very excited to […]

Oh Hi

Posted by: Marita on: October 8, 2009

Heidi woke up at 3am this morning freezing cold, despite 3 blankets on her bed and a heater on in her room, her skin was icy. Took me until 4am to get her warm and then back to sleep. By 4.30am I was still wide awake and figured with 30 minutes until the alarm went […]


Posted by: Marita on: October 1, 2009

So close to a stitching finish, my second finish for 2009! From October 2009 Girls and I had a busy yet fun day yesterday. From Sept 30, 2009 Waiting to see the Paediatrician From Sept 30, 2009 Playing in the Fitzroy Gardens From Sept 30, 2009 From Sept 30, 2009 From Sept 30, 2009 I […]


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