What a beautiful bank holiday weekend it has been.  When the sun is shining the UK is a wonderful place to explore and as we are often creatures of habit we have spent the past couple of days in one of our favourite spots in Wales.  I love that it now feels like a home away from home as we spent several years staying in my mums caravan in Pwllheli. One part of the country I am itching to return to is the South West.  Largely because I have such fond memories of holidaying in Devon as a child and… View Post

The original plan was to blog more regularly about the extension but a delay with the steelwork meant there was quite a delay in any building work happening on the house.  The builders focused on the garden and creating our sunken seating area but I soon realised isn’t too much to say about a great big muddy hole. We’ve been out of the house for the past four weeks, the long awaited steelwork went in the week after we left and since then the house has really come on. The exterior walls were completed, the existing back walls to the… View Post

For the first time in a very long time the husband and I are off on a European city break.  It was something we used to do frequently before we had the boys.  We tended to go in the Easter holidays and would pick a city to visit and would head off for a few nights. Barcelona was a city my husband had always wanted to visit, and with him turning the big 4-0 this summer we have booked a couple of night there without the children.  We had booked to go in May but with the house only due… View Post

How quickly have the past two weeks gone?  I had lots of plans to get a few posts up over the Easter holidays and I managed a measly one.  I always think I’ll have lots of time when I’m off work but two little boys keep my busy and I end up with less me-time than I would when I’m working.  I do love being able to spend the school holidays with them. This week I had the luxury of a little one on one time with each of them and it felt like such a treat, and they both… View Post