Month: May 2016

My Son, the Pathological Liar…

My son is 3 years old. And he lies. A lot. Is this normal, I muse to myself? I suppose one person’s normal is another person’s strange. I know that my daughter wasn’t like this at his age. She’d much rather tell the truth and fight it out with me. …

Word of the Week 27/5/16

Hello and welcome to Word of the Week! If you’re new here, 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 and sum it up in one word. Then share your word with …

Papery Peep May 2016

It’s already time for Papery Peep! Where has this month gone?! For this month’s post and going forward, I am opening the linky up to vlogs as well as blogs, as both are rather gorgeous ways of peeping! Right, before I get sharing, I do want to mention a couple …

Star Wars Timeline Review & Giveaway

We have a new game in our house and it is just perfect for us! We’ve been playing Timeline Star Wars Gameplay As the name suggests, this is a Timeline game. There are several different Timeline titles, including Inventions, General Interest, Music and Cinema and more. We opted for Star …

Revision Tips For Exams

As you may well know, I’m currently in the middle of revising ready for my Open University exam coming up very soon. I’m studying history for this module of my degree, specifically A200 Exploring History: Medieval to Modern 1400-1900. This particular module consists of 6 assignments followed by one exam, …

Word of the Week 20/5/16

Hello and welcome to Word of the Week! If you’re new here, 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 and sum it up in one word. Then share your word with …

10 Addictive Instagram Accounts for Stationery Lovers

Having shared 10 Beautiful Instagram for Bookworms last week, it only felt right to indulge in more paper this week, so let’s go for stationery. I adore Instagram. I love stationery. Combine the two and I am very happy! I am sure that I am not alone, so today I …

Dependable Gift Ideas for Dads On Father’s Day

Father’s Day will be here before you know it and chances are you haven’t even thought about what to get for dear old dad. The last thing your dad needs (or wants) is another tie, and as practical as they might be there’s just something wholly impersonal about a gift …

Sushi for Beginners with Yutaka

Have you tried sushi? Probably. But until now, we hadn’t, not one of us in our house. So when YUTAKA got in touch offering us the chance to give it a go, I jumped at it as I like us to try new things and I thought it would be …

Siblings May 2016

Ah, at last we have some sunshine. I have been so desperate for it, as I am always happier in the warm, sunny weather, and I love having my garden as an extra room. It is where the kids have both spent most of their free time over the past …

Word of the Week 13/5/16

Hello and welcome to Word of the Week! If you’re new here, 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 and sum it up in one word. Then share your word with …

Win Tickets to Gardeners’ World Live!

Gardeners’ World Live is on at the NEC next month, and I am so looking forward to going! I’m going child-free, with my mum, who knows more about gardening than anyone I know, so it feels like I will have an expert guide with me! It’ll be lovely to have …

10 Beautiful Instagram Accounts for Bookworms

Instagram is a beautiful place to be, and never more so for me than when I am gazing at books. Whether they be book stores, what people are currently reading, bookshelves, to be read piles, they are all going to lure me in and make me happy. Now there is …

Oreck Magnesium RS Vacuum Cleaner Review

We’ve received a new vacuum here, so have been putting it through its paces. We now have the Oreck Magnesium RS vacuum cleaner… I have to say, I had not heard of Oreck before. Apparently, they’re originally an American brand that pioneered more lightweight vacuums in the 1960’s. They were originally …

How To Own A Vehicle On A Budget

It’s amazing how the importance of a car really does set in when you have a family. Self-indulgence goes completely out the window more often than not, and it all becomes about practicality and cost efficiency. The latter is particularly important given how expensive cars are to run. Often in …

At the Start of My Day

At the start of my day I am awoken by a small person. The actual small person that wakes me varies, it might be 3 years old, it might be 6 years old. Some days I smile, feeling ready to start the day, my brain immediately kicking into gear and …

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