I Was Saddened By…

I was saddened by…. That’s this week’s prompt from Sara over at Mum Turned Mom. I sat down to write it, as I do like to join in, and all that kept coming into my mind was a post that I wrote earlier this week. I don’t know whether you’ve seen it, and I wouldn’t …

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The Happyland Hunt

Over the weekend we were very busy organising and clearing out. Though Boo was very much involved in this (she is quite the adept shelf-maker and knows her way around our local tip now!), it’s not the most scintillating of weekends for the kids, so I decided to make it a little more interesting, and …

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My Photos – Week 1

I’ll be learning to take better photos, with the help of guest bloggers in my ‘Learn With Me: Photography’ series. And you’re welcome to come along for the ride and link up your photos and fun with me 🙂 The first lesson is An Introduction to Photography 101, by Em at Snowing Indoors. I’ve read it, …

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Enjoying Imaginative Play

I love watching my children play. Whether it be drawing, crafting, building, making music, I enjoy every second (well, the music one can become a little much after a while…!). But if I had to choose a favourite activity to observe, it would be imaginative play. For starters, I know that it’s hugely beneficial for …

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Weekend Box – Review

We were very excited when The Weekend Box Club got in touch and asked us if we’d like to review one of their boxes. I’ve been toying with trying something like this for Boo for a while, and when I saw the ethos and details about this, I was keen to give it a whirl. …

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The Wonders of Frost

I’m still amazed by the everyday things that my children see as fascinating. The mundane, the unnoticed or even the irritations in my life, which elicit gasps and wonder from them. We had one such occurrence last week. It was the weekend, and a cold one. Which meant frost. Which to me means heating on …

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