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7. Pizza, originally uploaded by ****Anna****.

The quickest and easiest way to make pizza is to make the dough first in a bread machine. Then roll it out and top with anything!

My fave is ham, peppers, tomatoes and cheese

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One of my mission 101 goals is to do 3 ‘Lists of 100’ I have adapted one to fit in with this blog, as I have a HUGE things to make list anyway I thought I would extend it even further into a list of 100.

 100 (Creative) Things I would do if I had time.

 [001/100]     Knitting Needle Roll                                              COMPLETED HERE

[002/100]     Crayon Roll

[003/100]     Baby Food Jar Pin Cushion

[004/100]     Party Tree Lights

[005/100]     Fingerless Gloves                                  COMPLETED HERE

[006/100]     Christmas cake

[007/100]     Easter 2010 Tree Decorations

[008/100]     Fingerless Gloves (gift)

[009/100]     Arm Warmers for Boo

[010/100]     Patchwork Quilt

[011/100]     Hobby Gift Jars

[012/100]     Jeans Bag

[013/100]     New Custom Header for Blog

[014/100]     Aprons for boys

[015/100]     Golf Club covers for Mr W

[016/100]     Noah’s Ark & Animals for Boo & Moo

[017/100]     Broccoli Soup                                           COMPLETED HERE

[018/100]     Alan Dart Nativity Set

[019/100]     Jam

[020/100]     Nigella’s Chocolate Pear Pudding

[021/100]     Fabric Money Envelopes

[022/100]     Painted Mirror Picture

[023/100]     Slip Stitch Blanket

[024/100]     Recipe Box

[025/100]     Knitted cakes

[026/100]     Storage bags for Toys

[027/100]     Mary Jane Slippers (gift)

[028/100]     Knitted Christmas Puddings

[029/100]     Knitted Hot water bottle cover (gift)

[030/100]     Nappy Cake (Need someone to have a baby first!!)

[031/100]     Saartje’s Bootees                              COMPLETED HERE       

[032/100]     Decoupage Table for boy’s room

[033/100]     Carrot Cake with frosting

[034/100]     Remodel my lounge light fitting

[035/100]     Diagonal Baby Blanket

[036/100]     Crochet Baby Blanket

[037/100]     Shawl

[038/100]     Christmas ‘Ivy’ Tree with lights for front Garden

[039/100]     Family Tree Book for Boys

[040/100]     Felt Weather Chart for Boys

[041/100]     Reward Chart for Boo

[042/100]     Add Stars to Bunting for Boys Room

[043/100]     Glass painting jars for candles

[044/100]     Stitch Markers                                                       COMPLETED HERE

[045/100]     Decorate Jute Knitting Bag

[046/100]     Peg Dolls (as a craft to do with the boys)

[047/100]     Cookies for Santa Jars

[048/100]     Cookie Gift Jars (gift)

[049/100]     Bed warmer (gift)

[050/100]     Nigellas Christmas Morning Muffins               COMPLETED HERE

[051/100]     Breakfast Loaf

[052/100]     Chilli & Coconut Loaf

[053/100]     Repair Boys Memory Boxes

[054/100]     Resin Fridge Magnets

[055/100]     Frosting above Front Door

[056/100]     Children’s Garden outside backdoor

[057/100]     Personalised Christmas Crackers

[058/100]     Christmas Character with gifts in for Boxing Day

[059/100]     Jamie O Christmas Gravy                                         COMPLETED HERE

[060/100]     Tea Cosy

[061/100]     Jammy Dodgers                                                            COMPLETED HERE

[062/100]     Gnocchi

[063/100]     Pasta

[064/100]     Wellie Bag for Moo & Boo

[065/100]     Mince Pies                                           COMPLETED HERE

[066/100]     Mulled Wine

[067/100]     Window Boxes for Front Garden

[068/100]     Christmas Holly Wreath (Front Door)

[069/100]     Decorated herb/plant pots for kitchen – For all year salad/herb/veg

[070/100]     Felt & Fabric Heart Decorations for Valentines

[071/100]     Paper Lanterns

[072/100]     Moroccan Spice Loaf

[073/100]     Crumpets

[074/100]     Leek & Potato Soup                         COMPLETED HERE

[075/100]     Painted Picture Frames to match Staircase walls

[076/100]     Broach Gift Toppers

[078/100]     Magic Bottles (craft with the boys)               COMPLETED HERE

[079/100]     3 tier tin Serving piece

[080/100]     Shoe bench & Coat Hooks

[081/100]    Origami Christmas Gift Tags

[082/100]     Soy Wax Shot Glass Candles

[083/100]     Apple Cake

[084/100]     Book Sling for top Bunk

[085/100]     Paper Snowflake Decorations                COMPLETED HERE

[086/100]     Cork Board Frames

[087/100]     Cake Stand

[088/100]     Hand Print Plates

[089/100]     Kirstie’s Christmas Salt Dough Decorations           COMPLETED HERE

[090/100]     Gift Hampers                                                                       COMPLETED HERE

[091/100]     WashCloth/Facecloth Cupcakes

[092/100]     Socktails / Pint o’socks

[093/100]     Ice cream

[094/100]     PJ Fairy Pjs

[095/100]     Gift Baskets

[096/100]     Magnet Picture Frame

[097/100]     Windmills (as a craft to do with the boys)

[098/100]     Bed Caddy

[099/100]     Waldorf style dolls for Boo and Moo

[100/100]     Drawing Station for Boys pencils and crayons

And there is more! Sometimes there is just so much inspiration about I just have to keep adding ideas 😀

Paper Doll kits

Fabric Alphabet

Knitted Advent Calender

Papier Mache

Sock Monster

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Oragami Hearts, originally uploaded by Annaelizc.

They say ‘you learn something new every day’ and that is certainly true this week. Here are some oragami hearts I learnt to make using this video here for one of my mission 101 challenges.

(Also this week whilst knitting my mary Jane bootees I have learn to ‘make a stictch using backward loop method’, ‘slip, slip, knit decrease’ and yarn over’ so am very pleased with myself!!)

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This is the first time I have been tagged on this blog 🙂 I have been tagged by Charlotte of A Slice of Organic Life.

10 things to know about me:

1) I am already way too excited about Christmas! When it comes to Christmas I am like a child and get very over excited, I am already thinking about it Presents/decorating/what we can do etc and have already watched two Christmas films with Boo and Moo(The Snowman and Polar Express). It is without a doubt THE best time of year and you are definitely NEVER too old to believe in Father Christmas. We have two christmas trees and even more fairy lights than usual (see number 10 below). My Favorite Christmas film is The Night they Saved Christmas as it is just magical!’.If I ever win the lottery/become very rich, one of the first things I would do is take Boo and Moo to Lapland to so Father Christmas.  I have also seen Weddings in Lapland (staying in a Tippee not far from the Northern lights!!) however i’m not sure sure Mr W would be so keen on that!!

My Tree

2) We have a ridiculous number of pets – 2 rescue cats – Candy Cupcake & Mandy Moo, a rescue rabbit – Honey, a hamster – Woody and 2 goldfish – no names 😦 who are 8 yrs old!!

Pets!

3) I start university in 3 months time! I am quite nervous but also extremely excited.

4) I would love to travel and visit China, Japan, USA, Australia and many more. Although I like my home comforts so it would have to be hotels all the way! The most exotic place I have been is The Gambia which is a lovely place.

5) My favourite food are cakes and breads! I love baking and I love eating them. Not the healthiest thing!

Baking

6) My dream is to have a largish house in the country with room for more animals (a few pigs, a few pigmy goats, a donkey and some chickens& Ducks!). With a big country kitchen with an open fire!

 Country Lane

7) I used to want a minimum of 4 children! Now having had 2, I am thinking that is fine for now, although I would maybe like a 3rd in the future. It would be perfect to have a little girl when my boys are older!

8 ) This blog is my 3rd attempt at a blog! In the past I  have lasted a week or two and stopped. I have kept this going for a while now and hopefully will keep it up as I enjoy showing of the things I make 🙂

9) I take way too many photographs. I have about 3000 on my pc which need sorting out and backing up. My computer is so slow and i would love to have my photos all arranged nicely to look back on but I can’t see me having the time to do it in the near future.

9 months of Photo a day!

10) I have an obsession with Fairy Lights and tea lights! My house is full of them and I cannot get enough of them. The more the better! I have fair lights up all year-round as I think they make the house look so pretty and I have tea lights EVERYWHERE! I have seen a set of star led fairy lights which I must get for the boys bedroom!

Kitchen:After

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I recently discovered how fab carboot sales are (thanks Mum!).

 I have been after some ‘Pink Pyrex’ for over 2yrs. I have searched many charity shops/antique shops/second hand shops all with no luck. Then on my holiday last week I found this fab dish with lid fo a bargain £2.50! Hopefully it won’t be two years until I find my next piece!

september 2009 205 by you.

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Freecycle is amazing! I mostly use it to get rid of things I no longer want – clothes and baby things mainly, but I have also had some brilliant things gifted to me from freecycle as well. My Breadmaker, for example was a Freecycle gift!

Today I was lucky enough to be gifted a HUGE bag of wool, by a very kind lady called Jean.  There was allsorts in there, lots of wool suitable for the farmyard animals (including dark brown which I have been after for my first horses mane). There are lots of bright colours which will be nice for some more toys. Also there are 5 balls of mohair in gorgeous colours, but I have no idea what to do with that yet?

Freecycle is fab! by you.

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Finally it arrived! (Total bent and squashed by useles postman – DO NOT BEND – its on there for a reason!!)

I can’t wait to make the nativity set, I have always wanted on and the one in the book is so cute. For now though its all about the farmyard, now I can get started on pigs and chickens. Sheep have been suspended. Snowflake yarn is a total nightmare, cannot get to grips with it at all !!

New Book by you.

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