4 more freebie days to go…..

Posted in Kits by Linda Lloyd

Yep thats it folks, just 4 more freebies… hope you have enjoyed the ones you have got and I would love to see what you have made with them….. so please leave me a comment so I can go look, I will even link your blog from that days post so you get extra traffic there that day……

So today is day 27, and today I have a swirl for you……

Tomorrow is my little boys birthday, I haven’t made his card yet but have started it, I will sort it out later and try to remember to photograph it and show it to you tomorrow…..  I have just got a new cartridge for my cricut imagine called Buccaneer and it is full of pirates, so am thinking of making one for his card…. I have also already made a small envelope filled with moustaches and I will put a sticky pad on each so he can wear them when he likes, he will love them as his dad has a moustache…. rofl.

I actually have a very long list of to do things, and I really need to get started on them tomorrow…. I already have plans for a couple of Christmas Digital Kits, plus December is a nightmare for birthdays….. already need 10 birthday and thank you cards without making my own Christmas Cards…… ho hum… I need to get more organised….. I also have loads of plans for the new year which I hope to put into practise….. I really need to use my life coaching skills on myself…..

So until tomorrow, have a great day, take care… xx

Day 26 Freebie….. and a lovely breakfast

Posted in Kits,Special Offers by Linda Lloyd

I woke up quite early this morning and tossed and turned a bit and realised there was no way I was going back to sleep so I got up and DH followed very quickly after, so we decided we would go to our local Beefeater (which isn’t really local, about 15 miles away) and have their yummy eat as much as you like breakfast…. it costs £7.99 an adult and all 3 children eat for free….. so we tucked in to cereal, crumpets, toast, bacon, sausages, eggs, mushrooms, baked beans, yoghurt, muffins and probably more and are now still stuffed to the eyeballs…. but it was a bargain…. lol, we have some cream cakes for supper if we are hungry…. (did I ever tell you about my healthy diet?… ha ha).

We then strolled around a few shops, bought some Glow Plugs for DHs car which he is outside trying to fix at the moment, we looked  in the pet shop and everyone wanted to bring a new pet home, the children wanted guinea pigs, rabbits and fish, I wanted the degus and a bearded dragon, but we resisted and came home with nothing…. we already have 3 dogs, 4 cats, a crab and a tortoise… but we need to rehome one of our dogs….. she often gets quite vicious to the other dogs and has even gone for DH once so I am very worried about the kids, because of this the dogs spend most of the day outside, (they have a massive shed for a kennel with warm blankets etc) but it really isn’t fair, but we are not sure whether we should really rehome the dog incase she is vicious to someone else or what to do…. big dilemma…

Hoping to go to cinema later, but not looking good as DH is having real problems fitting his glow plugs and we need to leave in an hour to get to the showing, we were going to see Dream House, I remember seeing a film back in the 70s with the same name but I don’t think they are alike, the film in the 70s was a B film, back when they showed 2 films at a showing….

Anyway, enough waffling, here is todays freebie…

Another patterned paper for you.  I have activated another 3 BLACKFRIDAY codes for my shop for the first 3 people who go along and purchase something…. the voucher is for $2 and there are lots of kits for under $2 in my shop at the moment as I also have a 60% off sale through until Monday….. take a look and pick yourself up something for nothing if you are quick….

Have a great day, see you all tomorrow…. xx

Black Friday Offer……. and freebie giveaway….

Posted in Kits,Special Offers by Linda Lloyd

I hope you all had an awesome day yesterday….. lots of yummy food and good company…. and lets hope you took loads of photographs to scrap.

I am not in the best of moods…. my tumble dryer blew up last Tuesday, it started to make the most awful noise, I thought my neighbour was angle grinding and went to be nosey and realised it was my tumble dryer.  I turned it off and when I went to turn it back on it wouldn’t work, just an awful smell of the motor burning… lucky we have a breakdown insurance on it so we called Curry’s to arrange a visit.  The man came out very quickly, two days later actually which is within their guidelines, but where it says they can often fix it with the stock they carry on their vans, he couldn’t.  The motor had burnt out (is that really that unusual?)… so he said he would order a new motor, a new water collecting bottle as ours has leaked and rotted the floor underneath it (never realised until we pulled it out as it is right at the bottom), and the door catch has apparently snapped which I also hadn’t noticed.  He told me he would be back this Thursday or Friday.  DH rung them yesterday and they said that the repair man was supposed to have come yesterday (how was I supposed to have guessed that?) but that he was off sick and so no one would be coming until NEXT Friday….. WTH?  They have the bits so DH told them to send them to us and we would fit them, they wouldn’t….. so that is another week without a tumble dryer.  I must admit I have no washing line, everything goes in the dryer so with 3 boys and me and DH we have lots of washing to dry…. ho hum!!

So back today and I thought I would run a deal for Black Friday….. but first let me tell you about my Day 25 Freebie…. it is a Leaf Sprinkle…

I hope you like it, don’t forget if you have missed any all you need to do is click on the date you have missed on the calendar in the right hand sidebar and download from the appropriate blog post.  I will be removing all links 24 hours after Day 30 goes live, so make sure you keep up to date.

Right, Black Friday, I have a code BLACKFRIDAY that you can enter in the coupon code box in my shop and it will give you $2 off your purchase, or buy something for free….. and there is a lot in my shop at the moment that is under $2 as I have also reduced all items by 60% from today through to Monday….. but here is the catch, only 3 people can use the codes and then they will stop working…. so you need to be quick…. if they go quickly I may just post another offer, so keep checking my Facebook page for more details….

See you all tomorrow, hope you have a great day shopping…. xx


Happy Thanksgiving to all my US Readers….

Posted in Kits by Linda Lloyd

Happy Thanksgiving to all my US readers, I hope you have a really fun filled awesome day with your family and friends.

Check back tomorrow for a Black Friday sale in my shop and check out my Facebook also for another great offer…..  here is today’s freebie, it is a cluster…..

Tonight we are off to our pub quiz again,  we have our voucher we won last week so we should get a free drink each which is nice…. but we do get 5 points deducted this week for winning last week so it doesn’t appear likely that we will win again, but we go along for the fun anyway, winning is a bonus.

So day 25 tomorrow….. nearly finished now… don’t forget to check back then…. have a great day… xx




Normal service has resumed…… lol

Posted in Kits by Linda Lloyd

Hi everyone, normal service has resumed today, at least I think so…. managed to go shopping on my own, only wanted to buy some yummy bits for our church meeting tonight as our Pastors are away at Pastor’s Conference and they sometimes bring the yummy stuff, so just wanted to be organised…. and as usual I always spend way to much but never mind, at least no one will go hungry or without….. ha ha.

My little boy wants a netbook for Christmas, he has decided now for sure and we saw one in Sainsburys about 2 weeks ago, it was such a bargain that I told DH to buy it, but we didn’t as son couldn’t make up his mind, now the problem arises that this particular one was £129, about the same as the bike that my other son wants so was within budget, now they are out of stock there as they were selling them off and the next cheapest I can find is £189 which is way out of budget, so what to do now….. guess I will have to keep searching, maybe I will need to revisit the Sainsbury’s tomorrow to check it out, just incase….

And here we are at day 23, today we have another Patterned Paper…..

Hope you like it, the pattern isn’t too  large so it should have quite a few uses…..

Tonight as I mentioned earlier is Church night, and is also the last week of the book we were doing The Purpose Driven Life….. I think everyone has enjoyed it, we intend to hand out forms for feedback and we will be starting a new book next week….. should be interesting….

Have a great day everyone, the sun came out here for a little while, so that was really nice…. take care xxx

Busy Day and Day 22 Freebie…

Posted in Kits by Linda Lloyd

Phew, have I been busy looking after my 2 year old grandson today with no distraction of a toddler group….. he fell asleep this morning so I laid him down, covered him up and retreated to my room with a cup of coffee and he woke up less than 30 minutes later….. bah!!!  So today we have watched (read that as I have watched) Ice Age 2, Cloudy with Meatballs and the one that he actually watched was Kung Fu Panda….. and he fell asleep again 10 minutes before the school run……  hopefully he will sleep well tonight.  His brother went to hospital today for his operation, he was first down this afternoon and is now sitting up pressing buttons on his bed and I have just spoken to him on the phone…. he has to have his obs taken in an hours time but hopefully after that they will be allowed home….. unfortunately it takes over 2 hours to get home from London to here so  looks like little grandson will be coming to cubs with us this evening….. lol.

My son’s assembly for today was cancelled and rescheduled for 1st December, so have that to look forward to.  Son of 15 has Friday off school for inset day, then all three of them possibly have the following Wednesday off as the teachers are going on strike…… the weeks are just passing waaaaaay to quickly…..

Freebie day 22 today, you can download the freebie from here…..  todays is a autumnal frame…..

Have any of you checked out the Amazon Black Friday bargains this week, some of them are totally rubbish but I managed to pick up an x box game for my son for Christmas last night at a bargain price of £10.50….. so I was really pleased with that.  Thats about it for today, have a great evening, take care. xx

Day 21 and the freebie giveaway and full steam ahead…..

Posted in Kits by Linda Lloyd

Yes, my grandson’s operation is going ahead tomorrow which is good news, after 3 years of backwards and forwards, bounced from one hospital to the next this will hopefully solve all his problems, and being only 3 he should hopefully be sorted before he starts school, so fingers crossed and lots of prayers for tomorrow, also for my daughter and her husband who have to keep travelling to London and back for the endless appointments….. so tomorrow look out for the post, not sure when though as I will have grandson all day, hopefully when my boys get home from school they will keep him occupied for a while so I can get things done….. lol

I got my new Cameo Silhouette cutting machine Friday night but didn’t have time to get it out the box until Saturday night (didn’t really have time then but I wanted to cut something) and it cuts wonderfully, it cut the letters so neatly and all first time, I am sure me and it will get on wonderfully together, especially as I haven’t even started my Christmas Cards yet…… lol

Todays freebie is a ribbon, hope it will be useful to you all….

It should hopefully match the bow you got on day 16, so will look like the ribbon is tied in a bow if you would like that look….  I am desperately looking forward to designing at the moment, every time I go to bed ideas rush around inside my head, but I have not had the time, hopefully it will be soon….

My little boy who is 8 (nearly 9) is having a Class Assembly tomorrow afternoon, all parents are invited to go along and watch and see what they have been working on for the present term, so I am looking forward to that, I just hope my 2 year old grandson sits still for long enough…. I imagine he will sit there calling my sons name throughout….. ho hum!!

Don’t forget if you have missed any of the freebies, just click on the date you have missed on the calendar on the right hand sidebar and you can still download from each blog post…… I will be removing all the links 48 hours after day 30’s post so make sure you check back and download each day….. see you all tomorrow..xx

Sorry its late…. todays freebie

Posted in Kits by Linda Lloyd

Hi everyone, sorry todays freebie is late but I have been out all day, I went to visit my daughter who moved into her new house about a month ago and we took pizzas and coca cola and had lunch there, and watched the football in HD…. lol.

Todays freebie is here… it is a journalling strip so you can add journalling to your layouts, hope you like it…

The boys enjoyed their sleepover at the museum and I had a look around whilst waiting for them this morning… very interesting and even at my age I like playing with the interactive stuff….. lol

Hope to see you all tomorrow, I am having my grandson for the day whilst his brother goes to hospital for his pre-op appointment so not sure when I will get on, it will either be very early or late… lol

Take care..

Saturday’s Freebie

Posted in Kits by Linda Lloyd

And that is about it, I have spent 5 hours tidying my boys bedroom, me, hubby and the 2 boys and it has still taken us 5 hours, have lots of stuff to give to the grandsons (who knows where daughter is going to put it) but now it is tidy, shiny, sparkly…. but for how long nobody knows….

Anyway, they are off to sleep in a museum tonight…. hope it isn’t like Night in the Museum…. lol.

Todays freebie is the plain paper for the kit, I think I gave the cream one much earlier in the giveaway, so today are the other 4 colours….

See you all tomorrow with another freebie giveaway…. have a great Saturday, take care xx

The freebie giveaway will soon be over and it will be Christmas….

Posted in Kits by Linda Lloyd

How frightening is that, the weeks are rushing by, I cannot believe how fast this week has gone and I am expecting next week to go just as fast as my grandson is going into hospital for an operation on Tuesday in London, he has to go there Monday too for a pre-op appointment and I will be looking after my younger grandson on those two days, he is only 2 and into everything….. lol.

I am getting there slowly with Christmas Presents, I got another one ordered today and have a few more to do over the weekend, plus my new Silhouette Cameo should be arriving today, but no sign so far, and the tracking number isn’t working so we shall see……

Todays freebie is some word art, couldn’t think of any real exciting Autumn words so hope this is okay….

Tomorrow we are going to be cleaning out my 8 and 10 year olds bedroom, they will definitely be helping but we need to have a big sort out before Christmas…… my 10 year old is always making models with paper and he has made a space shuttle the size of himself, I just don’t know what to do with all this stuff, I think I may hang it from the ceiling.  They also have hundreds of pounds worth of Thomas The Tank Engine train set pieces, track, trains, stations, bridges, just about everything really and I think they are a bit old for it now so will pass it down to the grandsons, they should get loads of enjoyment from it….. need to get hold of some large cardboard boxes now.

Last night was pub quiz night and we eventually won…. I say eventually because twice the team marking our paper marked us down, first time by 4 points and the second time by 10 points….. and they are the team who complain strongly if anyone else gets their marking wrong….. and once the scores were re-done we came out on top….. we were really surprised as we thought we might have come second so really pleased with that result….

Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for Day 19 freebie, have a great weekend and take care of yourselves….


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