Writing workshop

I found a new blog last night while perusing the list of links from the Mumsnet Blogger’s Network; Sleep is for the weak runs a writing workshop every week and I found myself getting excited at the thought of joining in. When I started writing this blog (properly writing, […]

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Aiden’s room….not done.

I intended to clean his room, I really did! In my defence, I have been working all day and by 5pm, my brain had turned to mush. Which is the reason this is going to one of the shortest blog posts I’ve done! I’ve been […]

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Girl’s room…..done!

Don’t you just hate it when you know you have specific jobs to do but they seem so big, you don’t want to make a start in case they end up taking forever? I’ve been like that knowing I’ve got the girl’s room and Aiden’s room […]

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Ladybirds

I don’t know where they’ve come from but we’re obviously providing the right home for ladybirds. I’ve seen loads of them today and I’m pleased to have some help in the garden! KayCee’s going to be excited when she comes home; she loves ladybirds and […]

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It’s oh so quiet

I’ve had the house to myself all day and it’s been lovely and quiet after the noise of last week. I got the banking done, the grocery delivery ordered from Tesco, the kitchen clean and lots of programmes watched that had been recorded on Virgin. […]

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Having fun Saturday – Favourite summer songs

I’m taking part in Having fun Saturday which I saw on Having Fun Spending Less This Saturday we’re choosing a favourite summer song. For me, it has to be Frankie Valli. It’s hard to pick just one though. Most of Frankie Valli’s songs make me think of summer because […]

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6 days….6 kids….Day 6….Party time :)

Not much to tell today. It was a pretty hectic morning which included wrapping presents (that I’ve had all week and forgot to do) ironing party clothes (which have been in the ironing basket all week) and a trip to ASDA to fetch balloons and banners […]

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6 days….6 kids….Day 5….Late night

Who knew popcorn could do so much damage to a saucepan! I bought popcorn kernals from ASDA and the instructions said to add 100g of corn to a pan then cook over a medium heat, shaking until it had popped. It said nothing about oil, […]

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6 days….6 kids….Day 4….Rainy crazy golf

The only day in the week that Ant doesn’t have to go into the shop and it rained….and rained. Sod’s law was well and truly in effect today! We’ve had lovely sunshine and higher than usual temperatures all week, until today. We waited, all morning, […]

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