The Shepherds Hut

This weeks post begins with a huge thank you to all those who suggested names for my beautiful Shepherds Hut, both through the blog and during countless conversations with me. You’ve all been very kind and patient even though I must have bored you all going on and on.

I am pleased to announce that my Shepherds Hut has aptly been named Belle.  Not only is the name festive, the dictionary suggests Belle to be ‘beautiful’ and since she is, that will be her name. Now when the family need to find me, they will find me over at Belle’s.
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A very special Christmas present

I’ve been very excited about bringing you this post for quite sometime.  Since Christmas to be exact.  It’s about another present, and yes it’s from Mr M again. I know, I know, he’s a good guy; I guess I just got lucky.

So, today’s story goes like this. We’d been in our new home for five days before I came up for air and away from way too many packing boxes.  We’d moved from a smaller rental, so on removal day boxes came from storage, the rental and just about everywhere else it seemed.  Unwrapping the storage boxes was fun actually and not unlike Christmas day itself, as I rediscovered family gems and precious photos wrapped in tissue paper for safe keeping.
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Welcome to Whitewood & Linen

Hello there, welcome and thank you for joining me today!  You have no idea how nervous I am about this whole blogging thing I’ve got going on here!  I am so not technically minded and I can see the disbelief on my friends faces when I tell them what I’m up to.  To paint a quick picture, I am the type of person who can just about work her phone, send texts, navigate the iPad and do what I call the simple things on a PC.  I have never attempted to understand how the back end of a website works and quite frankly never been the slightest bit interested. I’ve never worked in a technical environment and if any of my gadgets do stop working, I turn them off and then back on again and pray a little in between or call for a teenager.

What I can do though is make a space functional and pretty, often on a tight budget and I’m told I can make a home comfortable and welcoming too.

 

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