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KayCee’s in Greece

KayCee and Emma on the beach at Greece

Our gorgeous girl has gone to Greece with her best friend, Emma 🙂 They look like they’re having a wonderful time, although KayCee is suffering from burnt shoulders. She’s been putting sunblock on, but I fear she’s not been reapplying it often enough. At The Airport Greece     She’s due back on Wednesday and…

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Autumn Crafts Older Kids

autumn crafts

Autumn Crafts Kaycee and Ella love to spend time crafting so with the nights drawing in I thought they’d like some ideas of things to make for autumn. Ella especially likes candles so with this in mind, I found a couple of crafts using candles. Last year she made some Halloween luminary jars and gave…

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Back To School For Kaycee – Year 8

Year 8 Her second year of secondary school, also known as year 8 to most, is upon us. Why is time going so quickly? On Facebook Memories today there were photos from Kaycee’s first day at infants school. She was so cute and it seemed like just yesterday I was taking those photographs. She’s going to…

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More Disneyland Paris Photos!

Disneyland Paris

More Disneyland Paris Photos I know I bombarded you with photos the other day but they have so many lovely photos I wanted to share a few more. Kaycee and Ella are going to love looking back at the blog and seeing all these photos when they’re older. Kaycee has started reading my old blog…

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Questions For Kaycee At The End Of Year 7

Year 7 I started asking Kaycee and Ella some questions at the end of the school year in 2012. I love being able to look back at the changes 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Well, she made it through her first year of secondary school without too much drama! We’re very proud of the way…

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Our Baby Girl Is In France – First School Trip Abroad

France

France   Kaycee’s been counting down the days until the school trip to France and now she’s finally there. It was weird her not being here when I got up yesterday. She had to be at school for 5.30 am so she set her alarm for 3 am. Her friend, Sophie, had stayed the night…

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A Knights’ Trail, Lincoln – The Girls’ Found Them All!

Lincoln Knights' Trail

Lincoln Knights’ Trail Kaycee, her friend Emma and my niece, Lily-May spent the day in Lincoln doing the Knights’ Trail.  If you don’t know what it is, here’s the blurb from the website: Follow the Lincoln Knights’ Trail – 36 sculptures across Lincoln city centre – to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Battle of…

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First Parent Teacher Night At Secondary School – So Proud!

secondary school parent teacher night

Secondary School First Parent-Teacher Night To say we were proud of our Kaycee on her first parent-teacher night is an understatement! They were most impressed with the effort she puts into everything. She’s working at the top level in just about all her subjects. It’s hard to describe how nice it was to hear them…

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Going from straight to curly hair

Kaycee at the wedding with curly hair

Girls and Hair! When my girls were little, they both had curly hair and I loved it! Kaycee   Ella I had visions of teasing out ringlets of hair every morning before school and putting them in pigtails. That didn’t happen. Thick Hair Kaycee, the eldest, has thick hair like mine and the longer her…

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Birthday girl – Happy birthday, beautiful.

Kaycee 11th birthday

Birthday girl 11th birthday, already! Time flies. Far too fast. Our little baby is now 11 years old and getting herself ready for secondary school. It doesn’t seem possible that this time has come around so soon. She’s off on holiday with family this week while we get new flooring down in the kitchen. We’re…

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