Starting school

So long Summer, see you next year

The last Saturday of our summer holidays has arrived, pleasantly so, with a long deep sleep and hot cross buns in bed (thank you thoughtful husband). So long Summer! I’m feeling slightly wistful about the end of this era with my children, but more excited about the times ahead, as we all prepare for full…

First Shoes

From First Birthday to First Shoes

Back at the beginning of the year my sister-in-law asked me for some advice on how to make something along the lines of a ‘First Shoes’ display. She’d seen the keepsake frame on The Great Little Trading Company, and despite having a search for a slightly more reasonably priced¬†(!) box frame deep enough to hold…

Toot Toot

Summer of ’14

There’s no surer sign of summer coming to an end than the heating going back on and yes, we’ve passed that marker in our house! Anyone else?? Hubby has even gone back on hot water bottle duty a couple of times. Summer of ’14 appears to have exhausted itself funnily enough at the same time…

Meditation SOS

How to End Blogger’s Block

I’ve not blogged in a little while due to a severe case of summer-holidayitis, which itself has led to blogger’s block, the only cure for which is a VSI (very stressful incident) thereby providing inspiration to write again. I am therefore very grateful to the complete numpty’s that came into our house this morning, supposedly…