• Winter

    3 easy steps to winter-proofing your home

    Bringing your kids along for the weekly supermarket shop is a risky move at the best of times, but especially so at the moment. It may only be September but the shelves are already filling up with Halloween and Christmas goodies – one sight of it all and your little ones will be bouncing off […]

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  • New Year 2015

    This is NOT the New Year I ordered?

    As I sit typing this post, the house is eerily quiet but for the sound of the tumble drier which is drying off the last round of bedding from our night-time shenanigans. Oh please, get your mind out of the gutter. At 11pm last night just as we were talking of an ‘early night’ (always […]

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  • Christmas

    Tis the season to get cosy… Booking.com Survey Results

    As we start to feel all festive I thought you might like to read this piece of research which I enjoyed reading . . . Brits go back to basics, with desire for sentimental pastimes and cottage breaks this coming winter  TOP WINTER COTTAGES IN THE UK Orchard Cottage, Penzance Green Hedges, Bath Pathways, Beachwood […]

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  • Fireworks

    Fireworks Night 2014 – what did Jelly Bean think?

    So last night we braved the cold (but thankfully not too wet) evening to take the Beans to watch the fireworks display at the local Rugby Club. It’s the same one that we go to every year because they put on a good display, it’s not too expensive and it’s only just up the road. […]

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