Month: September 2016

Books That I Need

Now, the Husband would tell you that I don’t need any more books for the foreseeable future. He’s completely wrong, of course. Yes, I have a to-be-read pile of around 20 books at the moment sitting on my shelves, but really that’s only a couple of really good months of …

Word of the Week 30/9/16

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 …

Top 10 Billy Joel Songs

Do you know what I love most about my blog? The fact that I really can write about anything I like, and today, I want to write about Billy Joel! As regular readers may know, the Husband and I went to see him at Wembley this month, the second time …

Papery Peep September 2016

For this month’s Papery Peep, I’ve decided to share a little washi tape love with you. Now if washi tape is an unknown to you, you are in for a treat because it is so pretty! Here’s a peep at my collection…. Washi tape is very versatile, so if you’re …

The Guinea Pigs Have A New Home!

I mentioned recently that I have been researching new cage¬†options for our guinea pigs. I’ve spent a fair bit of time on it, as I wanted to get it just right for them. They are now fully grown and though I had the biggest indoor cage I could buy for …

Word of the Week 23/9/16

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 …

Orange & Chocolate Chip Biscuits

We don’t often have oranges in our house. The kids have never been overly keen and I’m not a big fan either. But over the weekend they chose some at the supermarket, so I thought that it would be nice to try a new recipe out whilst we had some …

Let the Studying Commence!

Here I go again! A new academic year is beginning and my Open University materials have now arrived. My course officially begins on the 1st October, but I’ll be making a head start on that, as I always like to work ahead in case anything crops up – an ill …

Preparing for School with Reading Eggs

My Little Man has just turned four years old and so he is now in his pre-school year. He attends nursery for two days a week and then on our three days together we like to mix up imaginary play, trips out and about with short bursts or phonics and …

Word of the Week 16/9/16

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 …

Siblings September 2016

It’s time to pause and take a little look at my two this month, for the Siblings Project. I love joining in with this as it means I have shots of the two of them together every month, something to look back on in the years to come. This month’s …

35 Things to Track in your Bullet Journal

Regular readers will know that a couple of months ago I decided to give using a bullet journal a go. And it worked for me. And I am now hooked! I cannot tell you how much I rate this system, though my 8 Reasons You Should be Using a Bullet …

The Dads & Daughters Campaign

Today I wanted to share with you details about the Dads and Daughters campaign. The SSE Dads and Daughters series is celebrating the great work dads around the country are doing to encourage their daughters to get involved in football. It feels relevant to our household as I’m sure it …

I Want to Ride My Bicycle, I Want to Ride My Bike!

Having discovered last month that I can still cycle after twenty years or so of not trying it, I’m taking a moment to reflect on how I’ve found the¬†experience, and whether I am converted. First up, let me show my new ride off to you. Here it is, my Apollo …

Word of the Week 9/9/16

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 …

Have You Discovered School Reviewer?

Have you discovered School Reviewer? I have to say, I hadn’t heard of it until they got in touch with me, so today I’m introducing it to you as I’ve a feeling it could be really helpful to so many of you. School Reviewer is the only site in the …

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