One of those days

It’s one of those days for me today….one of those, I know I have a hundred and one things to do but all I really want to do is…. nothing. I’m tired because my back was very painful last night and kept waking me up. […]

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I’m so excited…

and I surprised myself with the level of excitement I actually felt when I opened my greenhouse and saw that all my seeds have started to grow! I turned round to share the news with Ant and must admit to being a little disappointed when I found […]

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Let them bake cake :)

The kids love baking. Doesn’t matter what they make, they just love the whole process. Ella made delicious cookies the other week and KayCee’s sponge cake is always light and fluffy. Yesterday, Aiden and KayCee made cupcakes while Ella and I made a Victoria sponge. Ella likes […]

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Cousins

My brother brought my mum and his family to our house for the day on Sunday. We don’t get to see each other very often because they live in Derbyshire and we live in Lincoln so when we get chance to spend time together, we make […]

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So tired….

I was very restless last night for some reason.I went to bed just before 11pm and read The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follet. It’s a brilliant book and I have to admit to staying up later than I want to because for the most […]

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Sports Day #2

It’s been a KayCee day today 🙂 I went to her assembly this morning to see her receive her S.E.A.L. award (Social & Emotional Aspects of Learning)…. and watched her in her sports day this afternoon 🙂 She did 3 races. The first was the bean […]

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Messy Strawberries

The time came for our first strawberries and cream of the summer and I had mine messy! By messy, I mean, I made Eton Mess, from a recipe I found here. It’s from Delia and it’s super fast and easy. KayCee, (for some strange reason!) doesn’t like cream so […]

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Sports Day #1

It was Ella’s first sports day today and she was super excited about it this morning. The thing she loved most, was having to go to school in shorts, t-shirt and trainers instead of her school uniform. She likes to leave her long hair down usually […]

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Growing my own….hopefully!

So my herbs, apart from one basil plant, which I think has been food for some kind of caterpillar, are doing really well. The coriander, which is one of 2 herbs that I’ve grown from seed, looks like it’s going to start flowering soon *smiles*. It’s […]

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Robin’s Nest

The weather yesterday was wonderful here in Lincoln. It was far too hot to get anything done in the garden but it was perfect for sitting under the canopy, watching the world go by. Which is what I did for most of the day! As I […]

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