It was my birthday last Friday! And I have been in celebration mode all week!
The day started early, getting up to have breakfast with Guy before heading off to do the morning shift! I donned my sparkly converse and pleather jacket and off I rode on my bike!
I had a “chicken burger friday” date with Guy for lunch. The cafe at his work used to do an amazing fried chicken burger with pineapple relish. Alas, I got there, only to realise they had taken it off the menu and replaced it with a sub-par grilled chicken burger! Still, was pretty awesome to be able to have lunch with Guy, that doesn’t happen often!
I only had a small amount of time between the morning shift, chicken burger Friday date and the afternoon shift, but I made the most of it! I filled it with something that never fails to make my heart hum! Sewing hexagons!! I’ve been collecting fabrics with a lot of texture – they have come in the forms of skirts, dresses, jackets, pants and shirts so far.
I had an amazing pair of velvet pants, but I hated the cream colour, so whilst I had the dyes out last week, I threw some dye on them as well. I love them and they are going to look fantastic in this new hexagon quilt!
Guy got me a copy of the new Lego Movie 2 PS4 game. But of course we couldn’t play it without first seeing the movie! So we went to the mall for dinner and a movie!
And then the celebrations spilled over into the rest of the weekend. We stayed in the city Saturday night. Setting up the PS4 to play the Lego game. We had an amazing four course dinner at Courgette, which was epic, to say the least! Then Sunday morning we finished off the celebrations with pancakes at the Pancake Parlor!
We also managed to hit up the Green Sheds free clothes bins for some denim jeans to add to the up-cycling pile!
Yeah, I’m pretty spoilt!
And now school is on holidays, so I’m working longer days at my “day job” which hasn’t left me much room to be super creative. I’ve been trying to get a pair of up-cycled denim overalls finished, but it just hasn’t happened yet!
We are also digging up the garden and getting ready for winter crops. We harvested one of our sweet potato plants! It came up in one big tangle!
Easter is also on our doorstep. I’ll be heading home to help Mum and Dad paint their dining room. My sister has suggested we try and squeeze some dyeing in there as well!
Hopefully I’ll have something finished to share with you next week! (hopefully its the overalls haha !)
Until then – Have a very happy and safe Easter!