Category: Random Ramblings

And So It Begins….

Today I’m linking up with the fabulous What’s the Story? and the sublime Magic Moments, and sharing with you a photo of Boo and Little Man, taken a few months ago. I was in the kitchen, leaving them both in the playroom for a few minutes. Little Man was safely …

Not Just Any Swing

Today I’m linking up with What’s the Story? and this was also a Magic Moment for me. I’m sharing with you a photo of Boo, when she was 10 months old, on a swing in a local playground. She has been on plenty of swings in her time, but this …

My Liebster Award Post

Thanks to the lovely Kelly, over at TiasMum12, as she has nominated me for a Liebster Award! So what does this mean? Well, to start with Liebster is German and means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome – very nice! That’s definitely a …

Harry and the Heat

I’m sharing this post as part of the new What’s the Story? linky over at PODCastDove. I wanted to share a photo from this week with you. We’ve all been loving this weather. I like the sun (I’m a huge flip flop and ice cream fan, so now is my …

It’s My Business Anniversary Today!

I’ve written my ‘work blog’ post for today, but it feels like one that really shaped our happenings in the Reading Residence, so I felt it was worth sharing over here, too.. Today feels like a momentous day. Why? It’s my Phoenix Anniversary. Three years ago today, I took the …

Mortgages – How Do You Stack Up?

I’ve been through some basics of getting mortgage advice in my first post in the series here. Now, I thought it’d be useful to talk you through each of the steps advisors and underwriters consider in approving an application. Before you start looking around at that dream home, please, please …

Birthday Presents for the Little Readings

It’s Little Man’s first birthday in a few weeks time, and then it’s Boo’s 4th birthday at the start of October. I’m making plans for their days, and we’re already booked into Alton Towers’ Splash Landings hotel for Boo’s birthday, as I mentioned in a previous post, though we’re still …

My Weekly Planner

I’m getting organised! Or better organised, I should really say. Now, I am a naturally organised person. The type with a family organiser calendar (and the type who is really happy to receive said organiser as a Christmas gift..!), where it has reminders such as ‘worm dog’, ‘wash Dyson filter’, …

I’m Knitting!

I’ve recently taken up knitting. My mum is surprised and delighted. So why the surprise? My mum is one of those ‘traditional’ mums. She knits, bakes, sews, loves gardening and DIY – be it wallpapering, tiling, shelving, reupholstering – she’ll do it! And she’s good at all of the above. …

Hello!

Hi and welcome to my blog. I’m a mum of two – a daughter born Oct 2009 and a baby boy, born Sep 2012. They’ll be known as Boo and Little Man here. We also live with the husband and a very lazy dog, and together, we’re the Readings. When …

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