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Our New 12ft Pool – Ella Loves It!

new 12ft pool

Ella wants a pool party for her birthday this year. She sent me a link to a 12ft pool she likes and asking when we can get one. New 12ft Pool Unbeknown to her, we’d already ordered one from Tesco on bank holiday Monday. We had to wait until today for it to be delivered 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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Year 6 – Back To School For Ella

back to school year 6

Year 6 Ella’s starting back to school today in year 6. This means it’s her last year at this school. I can’t believe she’ll be going to secondary school next year! She’s growing up far too fast for my liking! She was excited to be going back to school this morning. Kaycee made a fuss…

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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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Double Digits! Happy 10th Birthday Ella

Double digits Happy birthday Ella

Double Digits I can’t believe my youngest child is now into double digits! Ella’s been very excited about her birthday this year. Mind you, she always is but she’s matured a little this year. Her presents have been arriving for the past week and instead of hiding them I’ve been putting them on the fireplace…

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Questions For Ella At The End Of Year 5

Ella questions

Year 5 I started asking the girls some questions at the end of the school year in 2012. It’s lovely being able to look back at the changes Ella’s now moving into her final year at junior school. It’s hard to believe that next year my oldest child will be an adult and my youngest…

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Ella’s Been Searching For Gems – My Sunday Photos

rock and gem dig Sunday photo

Searching For Gems   Aiden’s had this rock and gem dig set for a few years. He’s never really been bothered with it so Kaycee asked if she could do it instead. Both Kaycee and Ella have really enjoyed searching for the tiny gems in the rocks.   Ella decided to see if she could…

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Ella’s Away For The Weekend At Cub Camp

My Sunday Photo

Weekend Cub Camp Cub camp   Ella’s been looking forward to this weekend. She’s gone to Cub camp until bank holiday Monday afternoon. She went this time last year and had a great time. I’m so pleased the weather is going to be lovely for them all 🙂 She was a bit upset, though, because…

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Ella’s Taking Guitar Lessons – First Video

Ella guitar lessons

Guitar Lessons Ella started guitar lessons at school last term. My dad bought her a guitar so she could practice at home but she keeps taking it to school for her lessons then forgetting to bring it home! We’ve now decided that she should leave her guitar at home and use the ones in school…

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Sunday Photo – Ella’s New Bedding – Pug Mania!

Ella new bedding

New Bedding Ella seems to have developed a love of all things Pug just lately. Jourdain and Netty (her brother and his fiancee) bought her this new bedding set for Christmas. Ella was absolutely delighted with it. The Pug pyjamas are a favourite as well! She has a Pug picture on her laptop case and…

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