Flashback Friday – My little and lovely sis, Stacy

My little sister is 10 years younger than me. I remember mum being pregnant with her when I was at junior school and one of our topics was about how babies were born. Mum came in to talk to my class and I loved it […]

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Marshmallow candy cane twizzlers

I saw these on Pinterest; they’re from Good Housekeeping and I love the idea of them. We’re making a slightly different version….instead of using straws, we’re using candy canes and we’re using Christmas tree shaped marshmallows. They’re easy enough for young ones to do; the only problem […]

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Day Zero Project – IMDB top 100

I’ve set myself the task of watching IMDBs top 100 films so here’s the list 🙂 Rank Rating Title Votes 1. 9.2 The Shawshank Redemption (1994) 672,055 2. 9.2 The Godfather (1972) 506,957 3. 9.0 The Godfather: Part II (1974) 315,910 4. 8.9 The Good, […]

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Day Zero Project – Read 100 books – #2

I’ve just finished reading Cuckoo by Julia Crouch I really enjoyed it but was a little disappointed with the ending. It felt a little rushed and a bit of an anticlimax. It started off as a real page turner but seemed to go downhill a […]

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Advent activities – Find Santa, Story by candlelight & Ice cream sundaes

One of Ant’s sons from his first marriage, Jervais, left a Where’s Santa book (like the Where’s Wally)  for the children when he moved into his own place. The kids love it. There’s a long list on every page of objects to find, as well as finding […]

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I want to be Nigella!

She has a kitchen I can only dream of, she makes drinks I’ve never heard of and if her programs are real, which of course they are and I won’t believe anyone who tells me different! she throws some wonderful dinner parties with food that looks delicious! Delia used […]

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Made me LOL

My mother in law sent me an email yesterday and it’s not often things make me truly laugh out loud but this one did so I’m sharing it! It’s not rude or anything but it does mention Santa and a fact that you wouldn’t want […]

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Flashback Friday – My other lovely brother, John

Despite being 4 years younger (and a boy!) John and I have always been close 🙂 One of the things I’ve always loved about him is his quick wit. He’s fast with the one liners and follows them up with a big cheeky grin. For as […]

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