Poorly girl

My little KayCee was sent home early from school today, feeling poorly. She was complaining of a headache and felt a little sick. We gave her calpol when she got home and within half an hour, she’d perked right up. We spent the afternoon making […]

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Cheeky monkey

The following is a conversation I had with my lovely son, Aiden (11) tonight while I was making dinner. Me: Aid, I got KayCee’s and Ella’s lunches mixed up today. KayCee ended up with pate and cheese slices. The 2 things she doesn’t like! Aiden: […]

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Migraines

Migraines If you suffer from migraines you’ll know what I was going through early this morning. I had a bad nights sleep due to back pain. It got so bad that I couldn’t breathe properly, no matter how many times I changed position. I ended up […]

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Proud parents’ alert!

Proud Parents Aiden got his SATS results today and to say we’re proud parents feels like a huge understatement. He got level five in the three subjects tested (English, maths & science) and was glowing with happiness when I read out his results 😀 His dad had […]

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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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