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My name is Emma and my blog is a teatime selection of crumbs about about renovating a house and a garden, a new business and a new baby. And anything else that happens along the way and that can be read in the time it takes to drink a cup of tea. And I love sitting down for a cup of tea, in a cup…china of course.

Happy reading, and even happier tea drinking and cake eating.

4 Comments leave one →
  1. Jenny permalink
    March 17, 2010 5:40 pm

    Saw your question on gardenersclick and followed lead to your blog for a read (minus the tea and cake!). Sounds like you’ve got your hands very full and have lots to look forward to! In answer to your question on gardening sites, I love Fennel & Fern, My Tiny Plot and Carrots and Kids. Good luck with the gardening project – you’ll be sitting out there in the summer with a glass of wine, wondering what all the fuss was about…!!

  2. Liz permalink
    August 5, 2010 2:31 pm

    Hi Emma – just wanted to say that if you ever decide to run another photo competition featuring slumbering dogs we would love to get involved! It would be great for our readers to perhaps win a bed for themselves and their dogs!! Liz

  3. April 12, 2011 2:42 pm

    Hello Emma,

    A cup of tea in a china cup sounds delicious! I’m on my day job now taking a little break and found you by doing a google search on gardening.

    I’m an amateur gardener who became passionate about gardening 8 years ago! It’s my delightful little backyard canvas. My husband and I dug all the beds ourselves, and we also created the brick patio and walkway.

    All I can say is to have fun and take on one project at a time so you won’t get overwhelmed, unless of course, you have the energy and funds to do it all at once! With a little one to raise I doubt you have a lot of time!

    People love my garden! I now have a covered patio to sit on so I can even enjoy it in the rain! First off, don’t worry about doing it perfectly. Read lots of gardening books (especially ones with photos to help inspire you) and search the internet for ideas.

    Gardening is a learning process, and yes, I’m like you, I much prefer visiting amateur gardens and talking to people who aren’t pros. I’m the average backyard gardener, and I love it! People say it looks like so much work, and I say it’s not work, it is a therapeutic experience for me. I’m passionate about gardening and would love to share my garden and the process of creating it with you! I live in Michigan so a little bit of green is just starting to pop-up. It will be a few more weeks before gardening season is in full swing. Can’t wait to get the porch furniture out!

    BTW….you have a lovely blog. I’m just now venturing into blogland so I’ll have lots more photos to share this year!


  4. March 20, 2012 1:09 pm

    Hi emma, am following you on Twitter now… am interested in finding lovely houses to shoot for the magazines… I shoot for Homes and Gardens, Idea H, etc etc… if you know of anything, Id be very interested in having a quick ‘recce’… I would have emailed you, but can’t find an address… let me know if you think of anything? like your blog by the way!

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