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Crochet, crochet, and Christmas crochet

Hello, It has been quite a busy week here in this piggy’s household. Hence why I have been off of the radar somewhat. Even my faithful crochet companion has been hiding under our furry blanket. Clearly keeping me company is hard work. Piggy Blankets UK has received a…

Hot Chocolate in a Cosy Mug Cosy.

Hello, I am very excited today to be revealing my Christmas Mug Cosies……….Yes it is that time of year and with Halloween just round the corner. My mind, home and every available hidey hole is stuffed with wool and Christmas themed works in progress much to…

It has been a bad weekend in this Piggy’s household!

Hello, It has been a while since my last post. However I’m sure that all will be forgiven¬†when you hear how the weekend, and then therefore the week so far has gone. After all, we all know that how you spend your Sunday determines the fortune of…

Stay At Home Piggy Graduates at Last.

Hello, It’s finally happened. On Friday I graduated. A diploma of higher education that I began in 2012 before I got married. Then in 2014 after having a baby, I decided to continue on into a degree. Has now finally culminated in a Batchelor of Science in Veterinary…

Planning and Prepping for the Xmas Period

Hello, This is my first Xmas as Stay At Home Piggy and in my shop PiggyBlanketsUK. I have started the race that many other crafters and all retail businesses begin in the months leading up to Xmas (I think I’ve started later than most). It is a time…

Why I still love Disney!

Hello, I’m in my late twenties and I still regularly watch a fair amount of Disney. The worst thing, is that I can’t even blame it on my little pigs. I have always found Disney soothing and often inspiring, sometimes it has left me bawling and…

Why I am going to remember three things every day to be grateful for.

Hello, Recently I have gotten myself into a rather negative cycle. I have spent my days feeling negative and reprimanding my children often and loudly. Then at night, I have chastised myself for being a terrible parent. I promise myself that the next day I will be more patient, calmer…

Growing Vegetables – The Good and The Bad

Hello, My season of growing vegetables is almost beginning to come to an end. It’s been a interesting learning curve growing vegetables in my back garden and I have had very mixed results. But it hasn’t put me off for growing vegetables next year, I will…

My Children Love to Share Food with the Dog.

Hello, Today I am going to admit something to you all. This is probably already a familiar truth to all parents out there. I used to judge parents and pet owners shamelessly before I became one. Before becoming a parent, I was practically an expert in raising children and pets…

Chorizo and Lentil Soup………..yummy

Hello, Chorizo and lentil soup is one if my favourite soups to make. It’s great for a cold wintry day, a rainy day, in fact if I’m honest it’s great for any day. Packed full of goodness, it is an easy soup for both…