Cutting out 25 squares to make an advent calendar. www.aphoenixfromtheashes.com

Sewing Project: Advent Calendar

Susan Days Out, Entertainment, Family, Health, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Lifestyle, New Skills, Sewing

For my birthday back in August, my family kindly gave me gift vouchers for The Creative Sanctuary, a knitting and sewing boutique in Hertford.  Last week I finally took the leap and booked myself onto a beginners workshop.  It was to make an advent calendar! I visited the boutique the day before to collect my material and the pattern, as …

Adem Fehmi. Top UK Dog Behaviourist from Dog-ease talks to us about dogs and fireworks. www.aphoenixfromtheashes.com

Fireworks Night and your dogs. Tips from Top Dog Behaviourist Adem Fehmi from Dog-ease.

Susan Dogs, Family, Health, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Fireworks and Dogs It is the 5th of November – Fireworks night.  We all love watching displays and relish in ‘Ooos and Aaaahhhhs’ whilst the fireworks light the sky up in beautiful colours.  However there is a dark side to fireworks for those that have fearful pets.  Just the mere sound of a firework can set some dogs off into …

Acer. Japanese Acer. Blue Sky. Autumn. www.aphoenixfromtheashes.com

Sunday Ramblings and cravings.

Susan Books, Dance, Entertainment, Family, Food, gaming, Health, Home & Garden, Lifestyle

Ramblings Sundays for our family have been fairly chaotic for a long time (Probably for around 10 years or more).  We are part of the group of parents who spend their weekends juggling kids clubs and activities whilst trying to maintain and hold on the notion of quality family time.  Why do we feel like this?  You would think by …

Life is for Living.Autumn Styling. Macarons. Hot Chocolate. Cosy nights. Warmth. www.aphoenixfromtheashes.com

Life. An honest account of my Rebelfit journey so far

Susan Entertainment, Family, Film, Food, Health, Lifestyle, rebelfit

I am doing the new Rebelfit 90 day plan.  If you read my first few blog posts I was super enthusiastic and my intent was to log my days on here, because it would keep me accountable.  Life can jump in and challenge you. Failure The only thing I have failed on is actually writing my blog.  I haven’t been …

Metal Sign Everything Going To Be Ok . www.aphoenixfromtheashes.com

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