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Bleak outside

sun through the trees

The weather is starting to get me down a little now. It’s bleak outside and I really can’t wait for spring. I want to be able to open all the windows and let the fresh air wash away the gloomy feeling that seems to have settled over the house. We usually have windows open all…

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Inspired

Kitchen

I came across a wonderful website called Cherry Menlove but unfortunately, as of 2017, it’s no longer available. The author of the site has inspired me to cut my addiction to Facebook and actually do things that needed doing around the house. Here’s what I’ve done since finding Cherry’s site a few weeks ago: I…

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Wow…where did 2010 go??!!

Kaycee and Ella in school uniforms

Where did 2010 go? I totally missed 2010 on my blog!!! I did say I probably wouldn’t keep it up and guess what….I know myself well!! So here I am, in February 2011 trying to think of any significant events of 2010 that I need to add here for the children to read about when…

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Christmas 2009

Christmas 2009 I was very organised this Christmas, more so than any other Christmas and I loved it! I’m already planning for next Christmas and I bought the first Christmas present a few days ago. I also got some bargains…… 3 rolls of wrapping paper that had been reduced to 50p per roll for 10…

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Halloween 2009

Halloween 2009

We’ve had a lovely Halloween 🙂 We’ve spent the day doing Halloween activities. We did pumpkin carving and made spookily shaped cookies. We also made marshmallow ghosts, chocolate covered apples and green jelly with spiders. Aiden’s gone to his cubs Halloween party tonight and the girls have been in charge of handing out the cookies to…

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Scrapbooking

I’m going to attempt to make a scrapbook today. I’ve tried scrapbooking before, but they never seem to look as nice as the ones other people post online so I’m going to do some research before I start. I don’t want to mess up the book so I’m going to go and Google some layout ideas.…

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New blog

So, here it is, my new blog 🙂 I’ve never been very good at keeping a diary so I’m not sure how good I’ll be at remembering to write this blog! I thought it would be nice for my children to read when they’re older, though, so I’m going to give it my best shot.…

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