Browsing Archive: February, 2012

One thing is for certain... everything changes

Posted by Dawn McLean on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, In : Rosewill Cottage 

Goodbyes



Some of you may know that our lovely Katie is off to trek around the far east, which will be amazing!  Katie is a firm favourite with our youngsters and elders so she will definitely be missed! It's such a fantastic opportunity and we wish her a safe adventure and luckily we will see her back in August or September.

I can't wait to welcome Katie back but she will be embarking on a whole new adventure on the route to becoming a teacher in September so it may be only on a limited basis....


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The true beneficiaries of Rosewill Cottage

Posted by Dawn McLean on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, In : Mumpreneur 

Let me introduce you to my lovely family...


"Rosie Ribbons" who simply wants to be happy and run Mummy's shop. I'm not sure what Sarah-Jane would think of that concept though. I love both of my children to smitherenes. Rosewill is a combination of their two names. The fine young fella in the background is my long suffering husband! Since I set up my shop I've hardly seen them, I work so hard to hopefully provide a better lifestyle for them all and as a thank you I have received a lot of white ...


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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Posted by Dawn McLean on Monday, February 20, 2012, In : Mumpreneur 


Picture: DAVID KJAER / SOLENT via The Telegraph

Misconceptions


Most cuckoos are gorgeous looking birds and the majority of this species actually raise their own young, but it is correct that a few members of the species are in fact brood parasites and will happily lay their eggs in another kind hearted birds nest. It's nothing personal they just can't be bothered to build their own nest and look after their own.

However, it has taking this little fact about a couple of cuckoo species for them ...


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Handcrafty Beggars: Make Scents

Posted by Dawn McLean on Friday, February 3, 2012, In : Handcrafty Beggars 

Pop Up Shops at Rosewill Cottage

It's been a long time since I wrote our last blog piece and there is simply no reason for this to be the case as there is a lot going on behind the scenes at Rosewill Cottage which we could have blogged about, it's just we've been short on time.

We've secured some really good booking from the North Tyneside Art Studio at the Linskell Centre, North Shields. We've also taken a few bookings from
care homes in Newcastle upon Tyne to compliment the bookings we hav...


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