My daughter auditions for Tumble

My daughter auditions for Tumble

Actually she didn’t audition for Tumble. I made that bit up, she just made me incredibly proud by managing to do a handspring all on her own just as well as some of the contestants on Tumble. I have mentioned here before how much she enjoys going to her Little Gym classes every week. She(…)

Being there this summer…

Being there this summer…

Last summer was difficult for me…I didn’t feel I was “there” for my kids. I was trying to be this uber fantastic blogging/working/social-media-y mum, and I missed stuff. I didn’t just miss any stuff, I missed a lot of important stuff. Not least the moment, when I realised that I was trying to answer a(…)

Love at first bite…

Love at first bite…

Can’t sleep so I am blogging *go figure* These last few weeks, we have been watching the football, mostly…we are one of those unusual households where I actually find myself watching footy while my husband does something else. He’s a busy bee you know. We both like it, so it doesn’t cause arguments. I know(…)

Cricketer Fathers Day Card

Cricketer Fathers Day Card

My Dad is a MASSIVE fan of cricket. He isn’t too happy with the world at the moment, for obvious reasons. My aim for Father’s Day was to a) cheer him up b) give him a card that summed up his love for cricket in a simple and effective way. I also needed a card(…)

Simple Birthday Card for a Boy

Simple Birthday Card for a Boy

After my domestic goddess failure for my son’s birthday, I thought I would actually share a minor success with you all – yes, I finally managed to make a card for someone AND fit it into an envelope You may have spotted that this blog is starting to get a little bit vintage and crafty on(…)

Exploring the Shires

Exploring the Shires

I was brought in in Lancaster, and know the area amzingly well. However, for some reason I have only recently spread Northern wings and gone further afield than the country town. Perhaps having kids awoke the explorer in me, eh? The beautiful countryside surrounding the cities of Manchester and Chester is famed for its beauty,(…)