Hello Everyone and a very Happy New Year to One and All. I hope you all had a lovely Festive time and are now looking forward to what the new year will bring.
I've had a good old rest from blogging and it was just what I needed, I felt as if my life was being taken over by it and FB too, but I did scroll through my dashboard to see what you were all creating and saw beautiful cards and other projects too. Some of you were really busy.
We had a lovely, lovely time over Christmas and the New Year, spent with Moreen and Damian, then friends at their house to welcome 2016. However, I am glad to get back to normal, whatever that might be.
Thank to everyone who sent us gorgeous cards, I'll have to start a new gallery, and for the fabulous ecards too.
Has anyone made resolutions?, I don't anymore, never kept to them, but one the health front, I have no choice but to do better as I have discovered that I am dairy intolerant, and have too much yeast in my system. You may remember, those who have been followers for a time that I've had various oscopies, with nothing showing up, good in one way, but not in terms of I was still feeling really unwell. So I decided to go and have some allergy testing done, at my own expense, these things are just not available on the NHS, however, I've been trying to get my head around having no dairy products, and this is so hard as I love butter, have cream in coffee and my morning isn't the same without a bowl of cereal and cold milk. And to compound it all there seams to be yeast in just about everything. So I might not have been blogging but I've been researching the web in order to find recipes, and substitutes for the things I can't eat. I think I'm winning though,even through Christmas and I'm beginning to feel better. Of course I have to keep on top of the diabetes too. Thankfully, dairy intolerance is very common, and there is loads of info, and it's no bad thing scrutinising food labels and being careful about cooking, just takes a little longer to do it all.
Anyway, that's enough about me, on to my card, killing two birds with one stone, so to speak, this is Damian's birthday card and my entry to the Chocolate Baroque Colour Challenge No. 18;
Using CB The Art of Chess Stamp set and coloured with Kuretake Gansai Watercolour paints (got them for Christmas, lucky me!) WOS and some Card Candy in the challenge colours.
So that's my first post of 2016, and I will be getting back into the swing of things again and visiting your blogs.
I'll leave you with a couple of photos of the Choral Society's Carolthon from December, we will find out the amount raised next week when we return for rehearsals;
Can you spot me singing my heart out, I really enjoyed the singing this year.
Take care and see you soon,
I would like to enter my card into:
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