Gnomes

Looking round the garden during one of my many rest breaks, I noticed the little ornamental gnomes that we put on the branches of a tree a few years ago. We bought 5 of them from ASDA. I fell in love with them as soon as I saw them; they’re […]

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Back breaking but worth it!

Back Breaking I’m tired. I ache. It’s ok, though, because slowly, very slowly, the garden is taking shape. I must admit, I’ve not done as much today as I could have done but today’s work involved a lot of bending and I had to rest […]

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It’s my birthday – I’ve been spoilt again!

My Birthday I’ve had a lovely, relaxing birthday 🙂 The kids brought my presents down first thing this morning and the girls were really excited!   Ella opened the present from Nanny (Beautiful perfume by Estee Lauder) and the present she had wrapped for me (a […]

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Rain stopped play

We were on a roll in the garden yesterday, until the rain decided to drop in on us! Ant had all but finished the woodwork for the raised beds (we’re waiting on more wood being delivered) and we’d started to fill it in with soil. […]

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Work, Rain & Snails

Not much to say today because I’m really tired. I do, however, want to say a huge thank you to my super wonderful husband who has been working on my raised beds for the best part of the day. He’s gone to bed aching all over…..here’s […]

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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 how excited 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 he’d gone […]

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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 and today I’m so tired because of it. I went to bed just before 11 pm and read The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follet. It’s a brilliant book and I have to admit to staying […]

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