Month: March 2015

One Lovely Blog Award

The rather lovely Karen over at CraftyMama has nominated me for the One Lovely Blog Award – thanks, Karen! The rules are simple enough: – Link back to and thank the person nominating you. – Share 7 things about yourself – Nominate a further 10 bloggers for this award. To …

Peter Rabbit: Tales of the Start of Spring

Peter Rabbit is a firm favourite here with Boo. She has a Beatrix Potter collection of the books, and she enjoys the programme on CBeebies, too. So when I heard there was a new DVD coming out, I knew she’d want to see it! Peter Rabbit: Tales of the Start of Spring …

A Perfectly Ordinary Sunday

Last weekend we had one of those Sundays that held nothing remarkable, and yet it felt perfect. I decided to pop my blog work aside for the morning, and we all had a lazy breakfast, then lounged around watching a movie. Of course, as with my two, even after this, it …

Word of the Week 27/3/15

Hello and welcome to Word of the Week. Thanks to those of you that linked you last week, I do enjoy reading about your weeks’, whether they be good or bad, so keep ’em coming! If you’re new here, Word of the Week is a nice and simple weekly linky, …

A Blessing or a Curse?

I was browsing over on Pinterest the other day (I know, so unlike me) when I came across this quote… ‘I am so thankful I had a childhood before technology took over.’ I paused. I thought. I mean, yes, I get it, I understand the sentiment behind it. But it …

Papery Peep March 2015

It’s the last Wednesday of the month, so it can only mean it’s Papery Peep time. I love it and I make no secret of it! A chance to blog about paper, invite you to do the same, then visit and read lots of papery posts – what’s not to …

Easy Tuff Spot Activity

We bought a tuff spot some time ago, and I must admit it’s tucked away so well, I’d pretty much forgotten about it. But having had a few days of staying in the house with us full of colds, I thought it’d be nice to get it out for Little …

The Cousins

Every Sunday afternoon sees us all going round to my parents in law’s home. The children love to see their grandparents, of course, and the Husband’s sister’s family also go round, so we all get to catch up together. I do like seeing the four cousins together. My nephews are …

Word of the Week 20/3/15

Hello and welcome to Word of the Week! Thanks to those of you that linked you last week, as always, it was lovely reading all of your posts. I do love having you pop by here each week! If you’re new here, Word of the Week is a nice and …

Easy Easter Bonnet

Have you had the letter yet? I thought we might actually be dodging it, and as it’s my daughter’s first year in school, I wondered whether her school even did anything. And then it arrived, so I had a moment of panic. Yes, there will be an Easter Bonnet Parade, …

Starting a Happy Notebook with Julie Slater and Son

It’s a #BringBackPaper day! A day to think about all thing papery, oh, and just a quick reminder that the book swap is running for all of this month, too, so still time to get involved with that one. Today I’m sharing with you a guest post from Julie Slater …

My Kitchen Makeover

We extended our home and had an open plan kitchen diner put in several years ago. Whilst I still love the bright, light room and sense of space I get in there, the decor was looking tired, the paint needed re-doing and I was getting bored of having the same look. …

The Wonders of Contactless Payments

Technology continues to amaze and astound me. When I was at school, and I like to think that wasn’t eons ago, there was no internet, we used actual books to find out about the world. At 18 I became one of the very first of my friends to get a …

Easter Egg Crafting

With Easter fast-approaching, Easter bonnet-making on our agenda for school and eggs in all of the shops, I decided to get the kids set up one afternoon last week with this little Easter egg crafting station, all ready and waiting for them when we returned from the school run…. It was …

Siblings March 2015

My two continue to get on well, continue to make each other howl with laughter and continue to make me smile. The energy levels in our home rise the moment that we step back into the house from collecting Boo from school as they know that they have an hour …

Win a Kano!

Oh, this is an exciting one! Have you heard of Kano? Did the title intrigue you? Well, this is a Kano….. Win a Kano – the computer kids can build and code themselves! RRP £119.99! Finally a computer that your child can call their very own, Kano offers a Lego-like, …

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