Caterpillar update – week 3 – we have breaking news!

I was wondering what I was going to write this week in our caterpillar diary as nothing has happened at all since my last post. I came downstairs this morning, walked into the kitchen, clicked the kettle on and noticed something strange out of the corner of my eye.  Something… Continue reading »

#schwartz2in1 What’s For Dinner Tonight?

This post is an entry for BritMums ‘What’s for Dinner Tonight?’ sponsored by Schwartz – sign up to get your free sample here I always like to try new things so when BritMums told me about the new 2in1 range of recipe mixes from Schwartz and asked if I fancied… Continue reading »

Wishing I was getting up at silly o’clock this weekend

There is only one real downside to being a stay at home mummy on a very tight budget – having to forgo tickets to the British Formula One Grand Prix.  This will be the second year running that I just have not been able to afford or justify the expense… Continue reading »

Fathers Day on the Watercress Line

I grew up not a million miles from Alton in Hampshire and had seen signs for the Watercress Line run by Mid Hants railways, many times over the years.  My husband had taken his Dad to one of their World War II special events a few years before he passed… Continue reading »

#MagicMoments

I was walking back from pre-school one day last week with Monkey.  The sun was actually out, we were holding hands and having a lovely little conversation about our shadows. I suddenly realised just how tall my little man has got, the days of bending to hold his hand are… Continue reading »

Photo of the week – week 22

We have a fascination in this house with mini beasts and snails! Monkey and I were in the garden on Wednesday and he found a snail moving through the grass.  It kept him captivated for ages, especially as it was so active.  He was enthralled by its slow slithery movement… Continue reading »