Baking with my son

We’d had a really busy summer, especially the middle of August, it was manic, my back was really painful, we needed some chill out time.  So last week, apart from a family funeral on the Tuesday, I arranged nothing, no trips out, no play dates, no driving, just time at… Continue reading »

Messing around in the Garden

I had intended on writing a post for Magic Moments about when Monkey was very little, but today has changed my mind. Monkey’s Daddy works very long hours and we only normally get to see him properly on Sunday’s.  A Bank Holiday Monday is a special treat as Daddy P… Continue reading »

Book Review – Sometimes…. by Emma Dodd

I was very fortunate last week, to be one of 3 winners of a Twitter competition run by Templar Publishing, the prize being the paperback book Sometimes ….. by Emma Dodd.  I was thrilled as we already have her book Me……. which we adore. Sometimes ….. tells the story of… Continue reading »

Just the loveliest Mother’s Day :)

Hard to believe that this is actually my 4th Mothers Day with Monkey (couldn’t add up earlier!) – oops!  He’s growing up too fast. So, my day started with a lovely lie in (very rare these days) followed by a cup of tea and toast in bed, and my son… Continue reading »

Our ‘crafty’ afternoon – my kind of gardening

With Granny’s birthday coming up we thought we’d try to do something artistic (not something that comes naturally to Mummy).  Granny loves flowers and her garden; living in Southern Spain has not dampened her enthusiasm for all things floral.  I, unfortunately don’t have her green fingers. So our crafty afternoon… Continue reading »

The joy of reading with my Monkey :)

Digger Driving

I can’t imagine a life without books; I’ve been surrounded by them for as long as I can remember.  When my brother and I were small we regularly visited our local library with my Mum and I have been a bookworm ever since. Long before I ever dreamt of having… Continue reading »