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.
It is not easy balancing work, life, kids, and crafts. Join me as I (self-consciously) discuss how I attempt to do this with Marie Segares from Creative Yarn Entrepreneur.
If I told you that I was extremely nervous about the first Be Inspired crochet workshops, would you believe me? It might not seem like it, but I am very shy. However, I had so much fun that I forgot to be nervous!
For the first time in my personal crochet history, I am working with predominantly pastels. I have to say, I love the results! My Instagram feed is perfectly pastel! In this post I share the pastel WIPs that have made me so happy.
I have had the most amazing crochet weekend ever! We crocheted, we dyed yarn, we made hooks, we ate lots, and we hunted for fossils.
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.
Greatest Hits 2014: Celebrate 2014 with me by reliving the most popular crochet patterns and tutorials on Lookatwhatimade. What a great year it has been!
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 […]
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!