This time last week: our Butlins break was just beginning!

Butlins Wave Hotel

I never like to announce when we are going on our holibobs, I don’t think it pays to tell the world that our house will be empty for any length of time so please excuse me the lack of build-up to our Butlins break. Butlins Wave Hotel This time last week we were almost at … Read more

Summer Holidays 2013 – Day 2

Summer Holidays 2013 – Day 2 1

We have had a somewhat quieter, more relaxed day today. Little Bean attended Playscheme this morning along with some of her classmates, I really want to keep up her contact with school friends through the holiday and hopefully to help cement some of friendships further. Playscheme is great, I drop her off at 9.30am and … Read more

Jelly Bean’s First Official Photoshoot


Any child of mine needs to get used to having a camera in their face 24/7 because I LOVE photographs, I love looking back to see all the beautiful (and not so beautiful) stages that they have gone through. Even now with Little Bean at the age of nearly 5 years old, it’s hard to … Read more

Is it because I’m a stay at home Mum?

Is it because I’m a stay at home Mum? 3

Is it because I’m a stay at home Mum? That’s the question that has been spinning around in my head for the past couple of months. I know we’ve had a busy few months with Little Bean starting school and the arrival of Jelly Bean. I get that these are big events in the life … Read more

Fed up with soggy sandwiches??

Fed up with soggy sandwiches?? 4

I hated having a packed lunch when i was at school, everything just seemed warm and squashed and not how food should be. Recently Little Bean has been complaining that her sandwiches weren’t nice. When i asked her why she would say “they keep getting wet!”. That was when i realised there was a problem … Read more

A 4 year old with a social life!

A 4 year old with a social life! 5

It’s been a while since Curly first started school and we spent weekend after weekend attending birthday parties or scouring the shops for birthday presents. As he progressed through school the parties became less and less as friendship groups became more exclusive and the price of parties and entertainment became more expensive. Well now it’s … Read more