I cannot believe how fast Easter has zoomed by and with it the 2 week school holiday. I love having the kids off school and spending our days out and about exploring places near and far and this holiday has been no different. We've had a fantastic time which started with a day at the … Continue reading And that was the Easter holidays
So today has been a bit of an exciting day as we picked up our new car. We previously had a Vauxhall Vectra which has been great but now we have the dog and our camping paraphernalia is always increasing it was no longer big enough for our needs. Enter the new wheels - a … Continue reading New Wheels!
Today was spent gearing up for Easter with the kids making their Easter cards for relatives this morning and Easter Nests (chocolate cornflake cakes) this afternoon. Looking at the pictures below you'd think it was a wonderful rose tinted day with the kids like you see on these dreamy Instagram posts. You'd be wrong. You … Continue reading My Easter Nests Epic Fail
We've had a cracking start to the Easter holidays here with all this gorgeous weather. We decided to make the most of the sunshine (and the fact that I don't work weekends anymore!) by heading down to the beach yesterday. We stopped off in the New Forest first for a quick run around in the … Continue reading The Easter Holidays Have Begun!
I know a lot of you found my February half term list of activities and events very helpful so I'm hoping this one will be just as useful. I have searched for as many events as possible to share with you. Remember there are always local parks and walks perfect for picnics and bike rides. … Continue reading Easter Holiday 2017 Activities and Events
A friend of mine posted on her Facebook this morning asking for ideas of things to do with her 2 teenage children over the Easter holidays. Most of the activities I share on my blog are aimed at younger kids so it got me thinking, what am I going to do with them when they … Continue reading Activities For Teenagers
So this week I entered my final year of being in my 20s. I don't feel sad about it. In fact I'm quite excited about turning 30 next year. I've got a big party in the planning to look forward and 30 kinda seems like being a proper grown-up, although I'm not sure I'll ever … Continue reading Birthday Celebrations
Today I made a monumental mistake with our middle child Lois. She had been invited to a birthday party at a local leisure centre which we have been to a number of times and I had mistakenly assumed it was a bouncy castle party, the same as all the others we had been to at … Continue reading My Little Sensitive One
One thing that has been very apparent on our dog walks this week has been the change of seasons as we head into Spring. Flowers are blooming and trees are blossoming everywhere and the sun is starting to show its face with a lovely hint of the warm weather to come. The clocks have gone … Continue reading Spring Is On It’s Way!
I was in town earlier today and couldn't help but notice all the Mothers Day gifts everywhere. From mugs and coasters to aprons and keyrings. Well let me tell you men what us mums REALLY want for Mothers Day. 1. A lie in. To be able to lay in bed, undisturbed, until at least 8am … Continue reading What Mums really want for Mothers Day