About Me

Hello and welcome to my blog

Me, You & Magoo is about our life as a family of three.

Me, You & Magoo is a place to talk about life, family, creativity and everything else inbetween. Welcome aboard!

When I’m not being a Mum I love to create and collect vintage items, in particular I have a weakness for vintage fabric. Safe to say I’m something of a vintage fabric addict. You can find me on Instagram, Twitter and I'm over on Pinterest too.

Back in 2006, when my vintage fabric collection threatened to overwhelm our home, I started to sew. I’ve been running my little online emporium ever since. I love being back in touch with the creative side of my personality, I neglected it for too long. Over the years I’ve sent my work out to customers from across the globe...it gives me a buzz to think someone loves my handmade creations.

When I’m not sewing my own pieces, I’m admiring other people’s creations. Through social media and other channels I have met some amazing, creative talents over the years. I have also been a features writer for UK Handmade Magazine and love to champion the handmade movement here in the UK and worldwide.

At the start of 2017 I launched a monthly "crafting is my therapy" hashtag over on Instagram. It continues to grow month on month and I have discovered some amazing new accounts via our hashtag. The "Crafting is my Therapy" creative community continues to inspire me everyday.

If you would like to join in, please add our hashtag to your images on Instagram...all crafts welcome. You can find out more by following this link. The image above shows a small selection of the images added to our feed over the past twelve months.

This is Magoo's Dad & my husband...aka Mr. M. He's looking particularly dapper in this photo, taken on our wedding day. You wont find him looking scrubbed up like this very often, because Mr. M's favourite habitat is our shed at the bottom of garden. Over time he has added a sofa, electricity, lighting and a radio. The walls are covered with Magoo's artwork, it's a very special place. He can often be found bouncing on the trampoline with Magoo, playing snakes and ladders tournaments (in the shed) and generally loving life as a proud Dad.

Mr M is as an Activity Coordinator working with people living with dementia. Recently he started his own freelance business performing at nursing homes in our local area. You can find out more about Rhythm and Reflection by visiting his Facebook page. He recently wrote an article about the power of using music to connect with the people he works with. You can read it at the Daily Sparkle blog.

How can I describe Magoo...she is completely unique, as all children are. We love her energy, her curiosity, her warmth, her creativity. There are so many things. She has also been bitten by the music bug and is learning to play guitar. It's lovely to see her sitting with Mr M playing songs and picking up new chords. She lights up our life and teaches us something new every single day.

A few months ago Magoo wrote this little note. I have stuck it on the hallway door and I look at it everyday. It makes me smile and reminds me of her optimistic attitude.


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