• Rain

    When life gives you a rainy day, play in the puddles!

    Before the Summer holidays began, my friend Karin and I sat down and booked dates in to get together. We have learnt from past holidays that if we don’t do this we can go all Summer with our free dates not coinciding and then the children end up disappointed that they haven’t seen each other. […]

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  • Easter Holidays

    Easter Holidays 2015 – one week in . . .

    Here we are always one week into the Easter Holidays, they just fly by don’t they?! As I told you here, I was really looking forward to having the Beans at home for a couple of weeks but I guess I hadn’t factored in just how tired they might be and how it might take […]

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  • Burghley House

    The perfect end to the week . . . Burghley House

    You may, or may not have seen my post from yesterday but it really put a downer on my week. I have not been feeling well this week, migraines are plaguing me at the moment and since stopping breastfeeding that ‘time of the month’ has been a killer for me. Add to that an autumnal […]

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  • Burghley House

    Burghley House with friends . . .

    Thanks to the chickenpox which plagued the start of our Summer holidays we didn’t get to spend as much time with our friends as we would have liked to but we managed to catch up with them before we were heading off for our final holiday of the Summer. On a cloudy afternoon we took […]

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  • Summer Holidays 2014 - 11th to 17th August 1

    Summer Holidays 2014 – 11th to 17th August

    It’s the third week of the Summer Holidays already!! The weekend wasn’t kind to Little Bean with her chickenpox making her feel utterly miserable. She had spots in just about all the worst places imaginable and struggled to sleep because they were so sore and itchy. It’s such a horrible part of parenting not being […]

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