Dark Places By Gillian Flynn – Book Review

Dark Places This is my favourite Gillian Flynn novel so far. I spent nearly a whole Sunday reading it while the kids were out playing with friends. I couldn’t put it down! This story takes place over two timelines. Today we meet Libby Day, the […]

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New Bike Shed – Year Of The Garden

New Bike Shed I was getting fed up of the bikes being on the patio. They had to be there over winter because there wasn’t any shelter for them anywhere else. It’s spring now, though,  and I want to use the patio for sitting out […]

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New Book, Ella Selfies & Garden Work – Project As & When

New Book I bought another new book from the charity shop again this week! It sounds really good but I think I should have checked the reviews on Goodreads first because they’re not very enthusiastic about it. Oh well, I’ll read it and see 🙂 […]

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What to Look for Next Time you Hire a Remodelling Contractor

What to Look for Next Time you Hire a Remodelling Contractor Remodelling is one of the ways that you can improve your home. Although you can choose to renovate by yourself, there are projects that are best left in the hands of professionals. So if […]

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Maureen Lee Author Spotlight – Book Display

Author Spotlight Maureen Lee Maureen Lee is a very popular author, well she is in our  St Barnabas shop anyway! I put about 25 of her books out on the display table on Friday. When it came time to change the display, there were only […]

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Bailey’s Chocolate and Salted Caramel Trifle

Bailey’s Chocolate and Caramel Trifle I made a slightly different version of this Bailey’s chocolate trifle for my brothers and sister on Boxing Day. It was delicious and I wanted to make it again for Mother’s Day. Instead of using chocolate brownies, I used chocolate […]

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Good Weight Loss Week – Lost 3lb

Good Weight Loss Week Good weight loss week – I was very happy with my 3lb loss last week. I was aiming for 4lb but I kept feeling a bit snacky towards the end of the week and whilst I didn’t snack on high syn […]

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3 Features You Must Have On Your Carpet Cleaner

3 Features you must have on your carpet cleaner Doing a general home cleaning already takes up much of our time and energy during the day. And the busier the household gets, the tougher it becomes to get our home cleaning tasks done. With kids […]

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Butterfly Beach – Kaycee and Ella’s 2nd Book Club

Butterfly Beach Butterfly Beach was one of the selections from this year’s World Book Day. Kaycee managed to get 6 copies for this month’s book club. Unlike last month, the girls had to sort out all the book related activities themselves. They wrote some discussion […]

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Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn – Book Review

Sharp Objects I don’t know what made me read Sharp Objects. Gone Girl wasn’t as good as I thought it was going to be so I hadn’t planned on reading another Gillian Flynn novel. I’d already bought it though because the blurb on the back appealed […]

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