6 days….6 kids….Day 3….Half way there!

I was pleasantly surprised to see my alarm clock telling me it was 8am when I woke this morning; I smiled at the thought of my wonderful husband, downstairs, looking after all the kids while I had a lie-in. Turned out, all the kids were still […]

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6 days….6 kids….Day 2….KayCee’s birthday :)

Our gorgeous little girl is not so little anymore. She turned 6 today and like every other parent, I wonder where the time went. How can it feel like only yesterday she was being born when today I’ve watched her organise the other 5 children at […]

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6 days….6 kids….Day 1….We all survived!

Shattered but smiling; that’s better than I expected after day one! My nephews and niece, Bradley, Mason and Lily-May have been brilliantly behaved today. There have been a few small disagreements and the usual tell-tales, trying to get each other in trouble but for the most […]

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Bargain Hunt

No, I don’t watch it; it’s not my cup of tea! I do, however, like picking up bargains, especially at our local B&M. I went shopping to see if we could get some digital cameras for KayCee & Ella’s birthday presents. I also wanted to […]

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Cabbage whites

When I was a child, these plain but pretty butterflies were in abundance. This year, I’ve seen 2 and one of those was getting friendly with my cauliflower plants. I took the plants out of the greenhouse a few days ago, ready to transplant into their final […]

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E-readers

I’ve wanted one for a while but the price puts me off. What if we spent all that money only to find it’s not really my thing and I want to stick to my paper books? I love books and we have bookshelves and bookcases […]

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My husband, the poet

Ant was up before me this morning, as usual and he must have been inspired by my little bit of rhyming on yesterdays post; I found the following in my email inbox this morning: I’ve got plants on order, To fill the new border. I’ve more […]

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More gardening

I can’t claim the credit for the work that went into the garden at the weekend though; my wonderful hubby worked extra hard and got loads done. It went from this:   To this:     And then this 🙂       It feels like […]

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