I'm blogging from the snow. We are here for 17 days and I didn't bring any sewing or craft with me. I am missing the stitching and handling of fabric. There is a lot of down time here. All the children are occupied in lessons each day. (Adelaide came home from her lesson today with a "Level 2" badge she is very proud of. She has graduated from her beginner class which means she has mastered the snow plough. She gave the badge a little kiss as she snuggled into bed for her day sleep.)
We adults generally ski in the mornings and then come indoors at lunchtime. The family is benefitting from my lack of craft distractions with yummy dinners every night. Tonight it's roast pork with crackling - perfect winter fare. I managed to do a 15 day menu plan and bring everything I needed from Melbourne, which means I don't have to rely on the limited choice here on the mountain.
In fact our family has been eating very well since I discovered Bill Granger's cookbooks. All the recipes are tasty and simple and I've put him up there ahead of Jamie Oliver for tasty family recipes.
These are photos of a little quilting project I started working on a few weeks ago. I was inspired by this image, and suddenly I just had to replicate it.
I rumaged in my box of shirting fabrics and pulled out all of these that shared the same pretty blue tone. Many of these are from Townmouse production, and some are from a local shirting maker who I have been known to visit from time to time to beg for scraps.
I will look forward to progressing this some more when we are back into term time.