Now where did the past week go? I can’t say I was looking forward to the return to work after the Easter break, I really enjoyed having two weeks at home with the kids but this is a short half term and it will be the May holiday before we know it.  The downside of being a teacher is you often find yourself wishing time away to the next school holiday. Read  I had a quite unexpected and very exciting email arrive this week.  I can’t say too much more about it at the moment (I know, I hate it… View Post

It’s been over a month since I last joined in with Little Loves, although it’s been a while since I’ve blogged much at all, other than to keep up with a few reviews and collaborative posts.  I think returning to work after maternity leave, tied in with G deciding he didn’t want to sleep anywhere but in my arms started to take it’s toll.  Being back in work has been a bit rubbish, but I’m only doing 3 days a week at the moment so it could be a lot worse.  Anyway, enough moaning from me, I’ve missed my positive… View Post

It’s been quite a while since I’ve written a home post, and there is actually a really good reason.  Behind the scenes there have been some very exciting plans taking place which, if everything goes smoothly, will mean some very big changes to our forever home. I have mentioned before that we fell in love with the house almost immediately.  It was one of those feelings that is quite hard to  describe but the house just felt like home.  It was far from perfect but we loved it’s quirky features and traditional cottage style.  As the house had been empty for… View Post

When I was pregnant the first time I read every mother and baby magazine out there religiously.  I made lists of what we needed and bought almost everything off it.  The planner in me kicked in and I wanted to be prepared for every eventuality.  Somehow a Jumperoo passed me by.  Maybe it was because it was one of those items you don’t need for a newborn and in my pregnant state I was focusing on those first few weeks. My sister in law opened my eyes to the wonder of a Jumperoo as she had one for my nephew… View Post