5 ways Evernote can help you stay organised

5 ways Evernote can help you stay organised

Around a similar time last year I wrote a post on How to use Evernote to reduce paper clutter in the home. I really do love Evernote* and it is such a simple tool you can use to help with household, personal and work organisation. In my first post I explain exactly what Evernote is and share tips … [Read more...]

Monthly review – how do you establish a creativity habit?

Monthly review – how do you establish a creativity habit?

July was by far the best month for me in terms of trying to establish my creativity habit. I would have reached my target of three hours creativity per week, three out of the four weeks.  Unfortunately allowing time for creativity doesn't feel anything close to becoming a habit just yet. As I … [Read more...]

Christmas Themes – Ideas For 2016

Christmas Themes – Ideas For 2016

This post is part of my Christmas in July 2016 series. You can find more posts by clicking here. Choosing a theme for Christmas each year is something I do to make planning for Christmas easier. It helps me: make decisions on decorations make decisions on food give a focus to the type of … [Read more...]

Handmade Christmas gift ideas – macrame pot hangers

5 modern macrame tutorials

Welcome to the PWK Christmas in July series. You can see all the posts here. ********** Each year I like to make some handmade gifts for friends, family and teachers. I have found though if I leave the making until the end of the year, not so much making gets done! My daughter and I have … [Read more...]

Christmas planning in July – choose 4 tasks

Christmas planning in July

Regular readers of the blog would be familiar with my Christmas in July planning series. It is not about going over the top and getting everything sorted for Christmas, but it is about taking some time out at a more quieter time of the year and choosing a few activities to take the pressure off the … [Read more...]