Month: December 2016

Word of the Week 30/12/16

Hello and welcome to Word of the Week. The final Word of the Week of 2016, the year has flown by! Thanks so much if you’ve joined in this year, I have loved reading each and every post and always look forward to sitting down to them each week. Here’s …

What the Ladybird Heard Live!

Yesterday we were fortunate to be invited along to Birmingham Town Hall to see What the Ladybird Heard Live! We are big Julia Donaldson fans here and I have so many happy memories of reading this one to Boo over and over and over again so we were all very …

Papery Peep December 2016

Welcome to the final Papery Peep of 2016 and the final time that I’ll be opening this up as a linky. Yes, I’ve decided that my Papery Peep posts will continue to feature next year, but not necessarily at the end of every month, more now and again when I …

Word of the Week 23/12/16

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 …

Gorgeous Winter Wear for Kids

If there’s one thing that I do like about winter, it’s winter wear. The scarves, woolly hats, boots and big warm coats. Then underneath all of those clothes there are the jumpers, with shots of glitter and sparkles, tartan prints, chunky cords and more. I do love it, and it’s …

20 Great Musicals for Kids

We are starting a new tradition here, and I for one, cannot wait! We have decided that every weekend, my daughter and I will watch a different musical. Yes, I love my musicals and it seems right to ensure that I am passing that love on to my firstborn. So …

Gruffalo: Puzzles – A Fun New App!

Now I don’t normally share apps, but when Magic Light Pictures got in touch about their new Gruffalo: Puzzles app, I could not resist – we all adore The Gruffalo here! It was one that I suspected the kids would enjoy and one that I suspected would be beautifully animated …

Word of the Week 16/12/16

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 December 2016

Ah, December is here and with it comes over-excitement, anticipation and endless questions. When will it be Christmas? How does Santa do that? What shall we feed the reindeer? How does the elf work? What will we do on Christmas day? – this last question has been answered many, many …

An Open University Update – Empire 1492-1975

I have just realised that I’ve not shared anything about my latest Open University module here, which is very remiss of me. Though when I think about it, I’m not surprised that I’ve overlooked it because the truth is, I’m not really feeling it this year. I went into this …

Amazing Guinea Pig Homes!

This post contains affiliate links As you may know, we have two guinea pigs here, Jessie and Leia. In theory they belong to the kids, but let’s be honest, they are mine! They live in an indoor C&C cage. We like ours being inside with us because it means that …

Whose Homework is it Anyway?

Ah, the joys of homework. That playground chat stalwart for us parents, along with other firm favourites such as kids party etiquette, the bugs and germs going around, the merits of private tuition and desperately trying to help each other remember all that the children need to take in on …

Word of the Week 9/12/16

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 …

Warm Three-Cheese-Stuffed Bread

Warm three-cheese-stuffed bread is a title that would definitely get my attention. This is comfort food at its finest and its simplest, which is always a bonus. Now I should preface this post with two things; firstly, to name it a ‘recipe’ is really a stretch too far, it’s more …

Christmas Bullet Journal Spreads

It is already December, it is all getting exciting now! I absolutely love Advent and Christmas and always have even before having the kids, though they definitely make it more magical for me. I like everything about it, even the planning and organising aspects which have been made even easier …

Meeting Santa at The National Sea Life Centre

Over the weekend we took the kids to the National Sea Life Centre Birmingham to meet the man himself, Santa Claus! It’s fair to say that they were really, really looking forward to it. We had a brilliant time at the Sea Life Centre last time that we visited, for …

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