Hello! Thank you for stopping by at reading this blog. If you are wondering more about me, or just nosy ( I am!) then read on! The first thing you should know though is that whilst I love to chat, and I always have a story to tell or a tip or trick to share, I don’t love talking about myself very much. But here goes! I’m Daisy, a mama of four boys, navigating through a chaotic life on the beautiful Devon coast, trying to stop and notice the good parts of every day and be a bit more intentional about what I do , so I can get more done!
Life round these parts is busy – we combine school and home educating, travelling as much as we can and enjoying the wonderful area of Devon we live in, surrounded by farmland, wetlands and coast. I am passionate about learning through doing, making and creating, and run my own business selling beautiful hand dyed yarns and teaching others how to do it too, organising Yarn Retreats, host a podcast and also, my favourite part, mentoring and coaching small creative businesses. I’m a serial declutterer, but my boys make sure I am never quite finished with that! One day I will live in a tidy home but for now we embrace the chaos as best we can!
You can often find me out and about with a camera, exploring or joining in with one of my boys activities, sometimes more willingly than others! I love to read but need to get better at reading not scrolling, and I am trying to incorporate daily exercise into our lives too, I especially ( try to) love running, walking the coast and yoga. As a family we love to travel and explore, and in the last two years have traveled to Denmark, Costa Rica, America, Switzerland, France, Italy and Portugal and most recently to Sri Lanka. We also love staying closer to home, and the West Country will always have my heart.
As my family grows and changes, I am more and more aware of how quickly these busy day are passing, and how easy it is to get caught up in the day to day things and not stop to appreciate the good times. The kitchen floor will always need sweeping, the inbox will never be empty, but for now I am focusing on the things that make my heart sing, and making time for the things we love – making, creating, travelling and adventuring together, often at home, sometimes further away. Wherever we are and whatever we are doing, I know that THESE are the days, and I am going to embrace them!
I can be found on social media including the following: Instagram, Ravelry, Facebook, and Pinterest. I would love to connect with you – please come and say hi! You can also read some of my other writing and things I have been featured in here:
- Talking about Creative Identity over on A PlayFul Day
- Chatting on Create and Thrive Podcast about how I approach my creative business
- Sending a postcard from Lyme Regis to Crafts from the Cwtch