For some of you regular readers, I usually work EARLY mornings. It means I get home earlier in the day which is a total *bonus* cause I've got a theory that I have THREE days in ONE.
For example, today - Monday:
Day 1: Work! (Arrived at 5am - Left at 12noon)
Day 2: Play (went to lunch with my work colleagues - lovely Japanese thanks, with heaps of veggie options!) and rest (read the last of 'Yes Man'* by Danny Wallace)
Day 3: Homestuff (computerlove, gardenlove, and cookinglove - all the things I'm doing right now - see the garden love below)
So, perhaps even though I have to go to bed *pretty* early, and perhaps have no social life cause no friends are free for a sneaky arvo vino at 2pm, and perhaps I need to have a nanna nap on the weekends to stay out to 10pm... well ... perhaps it's all OK. I'm a positive thinker nevertheless... hence "Three Days in One"!
So, today I returned to the regular earlybird timetable! Hopefully it means LOTS more sewing on the new machine!
Here's what I made on Saturday for Outfit Number 45:
It was a very easy pattern (no zips or buttons) that I adapted to a top, cause I didn't have enough material in my stash. The material is some 80s light cotton, with a very bright awesome pattern. It's kinda floppy and ties with a lovely bow at the back. But check out those sleeves! I love them! I think I'll try them again, cause they are so fun and summery! The pattern *was* a maternity dress, but I kept it open to just a floppy top, or for someone wanting to cover their pregs or not so pregs tummy. It'll also be on etsy soon.
And here's a section of our lovely little garden, the tomato planter!
Turning RED! They are just little cherry tomatoes, but are quite big for cherries I think! Today I planted several little basil plants underneath. I have no idea if it's the right time of year for them, but Mum suggested that they grow together well. I've never tried it before, but I adore basil, and have had a good go at it in my old house.
*reminds me to update my BOOK LIST - The 50 Book Challenge!
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