So glad to see you

Hi, I’m Mimi, and this is my cosy corner of the internet. Like all humans, I have complex interests, so I’ve decided to remake my website and fill it with all the things that I love, so this is the brand new look. I’ve taken out many years of old content so I can concentrate on the here and now, and all the things I am currently enjoying.

The Owner of this site, Mimi Codd, is in her garden with a straw hat, pulled down over one eye and her hair in two braids. To the left of the main picture are two circles, one depicting some scissors, fabric, thread and a thimble, and the other some gardening tools and a sprig of rosemary
  • Wooden tree decoration painted light green, with painted text reading 'the stockings were hung by the chimney with care'

    Festive Wooden Tree Decoration

    I picked up a very inexpensive crafting blank from Hobbycraft in late November. It isn’t something I would usually go for, and I had no plans for it, but I thought it would be something that I could experiment with painting. I chose a pale green for the basis of the decoration, with a very […]

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  • Family Gifts: Personalised Christmas Signs

    This year I made a promise with my Ma: we would not buy each other Christmas presents. One of the kindest things we could do for each other was to release each of us from the obligation to spend money on each other when so many people are finding the cost of living so difficult […]

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  • Child’s Pyjama Set

    As the winter gets colder Bean is in need of some good long pyjamas, and I have a tradition of giving him a pair of pyjamas on Christmas Eve (my absolute favourite day of the year), in his Christmas Eve Box. I pulled out some fabric I bought a while back with this purpose in […]

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