Month: May 2019

The Puppy Diaries at 16 Weeks

Welcome to the last of my weekly puppy diaries series. Herbie joined our family at 8 weeks old and I can’t quite believe that he’s already 16 weeks old. The time has flown by and he is so well settled in now, with lots of the behaviours I’d hoped to …

5 Steps to Raising a Reader

Our household is a house of readers. We have more books than I care to count, and both of the kids have many, many bookshelves packed full of books. I love to read and I love to see them enjoying their books. It’s important to me that they do so, …

The Puppy Diaries at 15 Weeks

Herbie is getting big! Relatively speaking, of course, he is still a miniature dachshund not a Great Dane! I am wondering how much bigger he will get, I suppose we will soon see. I like charting his progress here each week, though I think I’ll only run this for one …

7 Easy Perennials for Every Garden

I enjoy gardening these days. I haven’t always, but over the last few years I have redesigned most of my garden and added more new plants than I can really count. I like to potter about out there and I enjoy seeing it change over the seasons. I like to …

The Puppy Diaries at 14 Weeks

Our little Herbie is now 14 weeks old. And I can’t help but notice that he’s not so little any more. I mean, he’s a miniature dachshund puppy so he’s far from huge, but he is so much bigger now than when we first brought him home. He feels heavier …

Siblings May 2019

The Easter holidays saw these two spending a lot of quality time together and we all loved it. We spent much of it at home, with friends and family popping in, though they also had a couple of adventures out with their grandparents. Boo and Little Man do get on …

Smart Technology For Your Home Security

This is a collaborative post Liberty Insurance understands that advances in technology mean that it’s never been easier or more affordable to secure your home, that’s why they are sharing these handy tips on how smart technology can be used for your own home security. With apps, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth …

Disney World – Our 2020 Trip

Yes, we are going back to Disney World next year! Which means that Disney World 2020 trip planning has commenced here, and I do like Disney World planning. We are all so excited about this trip. When we came back last year, we said that we wanted to go again …

The Puppy Diaries at 13 Weeks

Our little Herbie is already 13 weeks old. I am really noticing how much he has grown now, though he still has plenty more growing to go. I have also been reflecting on how far he’s come in just those few weeks with us, he really has learned so much …

Instagram Accounts To Follow If You Love Dachshunds!

Our little dachshund is settling in well here, you can keep up with how he’s getting on through my Puppy Days series. I have noticed as I have been sharing here and on my Instagram feed dachshund pictures and news that there is a lot of love out there for …

The Puppy Diaries at 12 Weeks

Herbie’s had a busy week! Now that he’s old enough at 12 weeks, he has been able to have his first walks and attend his first puppy class. It’s all go now! You can check out last week’s update here, or pop to here for all puppy posts. Herbie the …

Book Swap May 2019

A new month brings with it a new Bring Back Paper activity, and I think we’ll go for a book swap! If you’ve yet to get involved in one of these, the idea behind the book swap is nice and simple and easy for anyone to join in. It’s open …

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