So I’m feeling super proud of myself. I did my 5k run last Saturday, and although I walked more than I wanted to, I finished the run in a really good time! I think I have the running bug! Although at the time it feels like torture, I feel great afterwards and find myself looking … Continue reading Training update – I did it!
It already feels like a distant memory, but we had a wonderful holiday in Mexico at the beginning of September and I wanted to share. The main theme of the holiday was balloons…..lots of balloons. Is was Miss D’s 4th Birthday while we were there and we were wondering how we could make the day special … Continue reading A Birthday In Mexico…
We have a beautiful apple tree in our garden, and this year seems to be a bumper year for fruit! This means I need to get a bit creative when trying to use it up though, there are only so many apple pies and crumbles you can eat! I made these yesterday (with Miss D … Continue reading Apple Crumble Cake
It has been planned forever, and last weekend it actually happened – our first camping trip since Miss D arrived! A group of 11 adults and 8 children, all camping together in beautiful Dorset. We stayed at Norden Farm, which is a great balance of simple camping (No entertainment or swimming pools here), with good … Continue reading Family Camping Trip
Today is an emotional day. Waking up this morning and hearing the news about the horrific attack on Manchester has given me, and I sure many, many others, a heavy heart. The coward behind this attack targeted children and young adults, innocents starting to discover the world, and our future generation. 22 lives taken, and … Continue reading What Do You Say On A Day Like Today?
Thank you Micky Flanagan, this phrase is so true – There is a huge difference between going out and going out out……and this Saturday I am going out out! Yay! I am already dreading the hangover on Sunday, as myself and my NCT mummy friends are hitting a cocktail bar to make cocktails – this has got … Continue reading Going Out Out – woohoo!
Is it just me, or is has there been a big increase in the availability of Easter Activities?! When I was growing up, you were given a few chocolate eggs (or a lot, if you were lucky!), and that was it, but now there seems to be a wealth of Easter activity – everywhere you turn, there … Continue reading Easter Fun…?