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February 2024 Recap

Here’s a look back at my month with photos, blog posts, plans & goals progress, links and more. I’ve merged my Favourites posts back into this and sections will come and go each month depending on whether I have enough to include.

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What I’ve been up to

Not that much really, since it’s still been so cold and stormy. Nicolette came to visit for a day and got to see the massive piece of wood from the storm that’s now firmly stuck on the beach. I did some crafting, tried some recipes, took some photos of snacks for TokyoTreat and did a lot of blogging and reading. And right at the end of the month, I had a little work trip to Iona that I’ll probably blog about soon.

This month’s blog posts

My posts on Super Cute Kawaii

Plans & Goals Progress

  • Books, Comics & Zines I Read in 2024 (4 more, 6 ahead of schedule!)
  • My Woodland Wonders felt garland kit is finished!
  • I made a list of All My Unfinished Craft Projects
  • New recipes – I made a few things I should blog about.
  • I also made a tentative return to waffle-making by using pancake mix, an alternative option promised by the packet. Sadly this was ALL LIES and they were just waffle-shaped pancakes.

Links I Loved

I started gathering up all the links I’ve been saving in 100 different places over the last few months and now hopefully I can do this more regularly and sensibly in future.

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