Month: March 2014

Hello There, Little Lamb

We’ve been on holiday, staying at the wonderful Coombe Mill in Cornwall. It’s been a holiday packed full of adventures, explorations and fun. The children have absolutely adored it, and I’ve so much about it to share with you, that I’m breaking it down, bit by bit! The first story …

The Blog Lowdown – And Then The Fun Began

Today on The Blog Lowdown, I’m delighted to be hosting Sam, from And then the fun began….. Please introduce yourself: Hi, I’m Sam from And then the fun began… I’m mum to JJ (four and a half) and EJ (19 months) – AKA two little monkeys! I work part time …

The Theme Game Is Changing….

The Theme Game is all change from April! Yes, Redpeffer and I have decided to make it a weekly linky, so as to welcome everyone who perhaps couldn’t join in more than once in a while. And we want it to be a chance for you to do one of …

A Week In Cornwall

We’ve been away all week, staying at the fabulous Coombe Mill, in Cornwall. As such, we’ve been out and about every day, and the children have had heaps of fresh air and sea air filling their lungs! A few highlights, with more tales coming soon on the blog… We visited …

Word of the Week – 28/3/14

Thank you for continuing to link up! I do love reading each and every post, as I know many of you do, too 🙂 Word of the Week is a nice and simple weekly linky, with everyone welcome to pop by and share. You reflect back on the past week …

To Pin or Not to Pin? Pinterest – A Blogger’s Guide

Are you over on Pinterest? Have you even heard of it?! Well, I am, and I feel like I’m just starting to get the hang of it, so I thought I’d share my thoughts and findings so far, sharing To Pin or Not to Pin A Blogger’s Guide to Pinterest…. …

Nostalgia Toys Meme

I’ve been tagged by Iona at Redpeffer in her fabulous nostalgia toys meme. It’s simply asking us to share a few of our childhood toys. It’s an excuse for me to be totally indulgent and take a happy trip down memory lane… Where to start? OK, babyhood. I was a 70’s …

Launch of the Put Yourself in the Picture App, by Jo’s Trust

I wrote the most difficult post I’ve ever written a few weeks ago, Put Yourself in the Picture. In it, I shared why Jo’s Trust is a charity that means so much to me, why I take cervical screening so seriously, and the story of a very close friend of …

The Theme Game – Week 12

Hello and welcome to The Theme Game! As I’m away and taking a little break, the lovely Iona is hosting it all this week, so pop on over to Redpeffer and link up and play with her, with this week’s theme of ‘animals’…

The Brilliance in Blogging (BiB) Awards are open!

Just a little post, to point out to you, my lovely readers, that the BiBs are now open. You can nominate blogs you love, and I’m currently enjoying making a list of mine, and fitting them into each category. No easy task, as I read and enjoy a lot of …

Little Man Forgives Boo

I’m fortunate, I know, as my children are the very best of friends. Never has that been more apparent than in the moment that I’m going to share today. You know that half an hour before the kids go up and you get the bedtime routine under-way? It’s always a …

The Blog Lowdown – Becoming A SAHM

I love this series! I do enjoy finding out more about what goes on behind the scenes of all of the blogs that I like to read, and getting more background information. I’ve shared here, and Redpeffer gave us the low-down last week, so it’s now the turn of Caroline, …

A Great Day Out At Attingham Park

As I shared in my post about their gardens on Thursday, we recently spent a lovely day out at Attingham Park, a National Trust property. The sun was actually shining! There was so much to see and do there, and it is very beautiful. Here are a few shots I …

Word of the Week 21/3/14

Welcome to #WotW and a huge thank you for last week’s wonderful posts! We had 70 people link up last week, which was brilliant to see and wonderful to read so many words – you kept me very busy! If you’re new to Word of the Week, you simply sum …

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