Month: April 2019

Instagram: Loves and Loathes

Did you see the Instagram glitch a few weeks ago? Where people’s follower numbers dropped (they did come back)? I spotted some people mocking those who were worried about it, comments centring on their vanity and shallowness as they were worried over numbers. Well, it’s not quite like that for …

The Puppy Diaries at 11 Weeks

Herbie’s been here a month tomorrow. One whole month already! The time has flown by and we’ve all settled into life with Herbie. I am enjoying sharing puppy updates weekly as it is a chance for me to capture what we’ve been up to and think over how much Herbie …

Our Living Room Makeover

Our living room makeover is finally complete, so I am excited to be sharing it with you today. As you know, this is pretty much the final touch in all of our home projects, and it’s also been the biggest change. We wanted to give it a new look, including …

The Puppy Diaries at 10 Weeks

It’s our third week with Herbie, and this week the kids have been at home with him too. It’s meant routines are thrown out, but we’ve kept to his feed times and naptimes wherever possible, so things aren’t too strange for him. You can check out last week’s update here, …

Creating a Mini-Book (using 1 sheet of paper)

Today I am delighted to be sharing with you a guest post by the lovely Katie, a tutorial on creating a mini-book, using just 1 sheet of paper. I can see this being great fun to create and add to some snail mail. I’ll hand straight over to Katie to …

Siblings April 2019

This month the siblings have got themselves a new sibling…of sorts! Unsurprisingly, this month has been all about our newest member of the household, Herbie. The kids were excitedly counting down to his arrival and since then they have been absolutely besotted with him. As I expected, Boo has been …

The Puppy Diaries at 9 Weeks

It’s our second week with Herbie already, the time is flying by. We are all used to having him around now and the kids know to shuffle along and not run just in case there’s a dog under their feet! Anyway, let me fill you in on how his week …

Easy Mail Art Idea

I tried something new with my snail mail a couple of weeks ago. You know that I have zero artistic talent, and I tend to go with a lot of the ideas that I shared in Envelope Art for the Unartistic, but I fancied getting a bit creative. I wanted …

3 Essentials To Keep Chaos At Bay

You know me, I like to be organised. I find that family life ticks along much more smoothly when it’s well organised. There are so many balls to juggle, the only way that I can keep on top of everything is by organising myself, and in turn my home. A …

The Puppy Diaries at 8 Weeks

Herbie’s now spent a week with us, and I can’t believe how quickly it’s gone by. Was there life before this puppy? It’s like he’s always been here! I thought it’d be fun to share how we are getting on each week with you, and it’ll be something for us …

One-Off Happy Mail Sign-Up

It’s been a little while since I have run this particular Bring Back Paper activity, and I remember it being very popular the last time that I did it, so let’s go for it again! As regular readers will know, I adore sending and receiving snail mail and have quite …

A Complete Guide To Buying A Car At Auction

This is a collaborative post So, it’s time to buy a new car and you’re considering all of the options available to find the best deal? People often brush past the idea of buying a car at auction as they fear they will be ripped off or spend too much …

Our Puppy Is Now Home!

Exciting times for us as our puppy is now home with us! If you’ve missed this news, we shared last month that we were going to be getting a puppy, and now here is here home and settling in. Our new family member is a miniature dachshund, smooth-haired, and a …

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