Smile of Joy works with HIV-impacted children in South Africa to support and maintain oral health. They also host Christmas parties for these children. They gratefully receive donations of broken toys, clothes, and crochet or knit items.
Mr. Lookatwhatimade and I are taking part in the Movember challenge. Male health (both mental and physical) is very important to us.
This giveaway is for a fabulous Organizing Utility Tote by Thirty-One. I use mine to cart my crochet projects around. What would YOU use it for?
The Lookatwhatimade family has just returned from a lovely (long) weekend away. It was exactly what we needed after the mayhem of the last two weeks, although coming back to a house full of boxes that still need to be unpacked was depressing to say the least!
Meeting great people and playing with yarn…what more can you want from a trip? The Scheepjes Bloggers Weekend 2015 was an amazing experience.
I am very excited to tell you that my friend Jenny has agreed to help me with the day-to-day running of the blog. Some of you might already be familiar with her via social media. If you aren’t yet, you soon will be :)
Oupa Collin Uys 20 January 1926 – 19 February 2013 There is no easy way to start a post about deathgrandchildren I will start at the beginning. My grandmother’s first husband, Evelyn Hough, passed away from emphysema when my mother was knee-high to a grasshopper. Her second husband, Fritz Goetze, passed away when I was […]
Today I got a lesson in parenting. And despite my best efforts to avoid the most common cognitive distortions, I am gutted!
I wish all struggling mothers would admit that they don’t have everything under control. It is so empowering knowing that you are not alone. Kids are an amazing blessing, but 98% of the time they are HARD work!
Elmien Uys lives and paints in Piketberg, South Africa. These are some of her paintings.