All grown up

So my little Monkey started at Nursery School today.  No big deal right?  After all he’d been at his old pre-school since last September.  What was I getting all emotional about? Getting him ready this morning, seeing him in proper, grown up trousers for the first time – eek, he… Continue reading »

Breaking things!

breaking things

Today has been one of those days – all about breaking things!  It was Monkey’s first day at Nursery School today (separate little post to follow) so we were in a rush as we get used to being back in a routine. Having breakfast, bread in the toaster, and the… Continue reading »

Traditional LED Lantern – a review

A traditional LED Lantern, John Lewis, outdoor lighting

Now I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but we’ve hit September!  How did that happen?  I’m really starting to notice the nights drawing in, and if like me you like to sit on your patio with a glass of wine in the evening – you could end… Continue reading »

Eco Town Game by Wonderworld – a review

You may remember that I’ve reviewed a few Wonderworld games and toys before – The Eco-house, Penguin Rescuer Game and the Trix Track 2 Way Flipper, all on behalf of the The Toadstool on-line toy shop.  Well The Toadstool decided we needed a new challenge, and knowing Monkey’s fascination with… Continue reading »

My boots are made for walking – tried and tested

My boots are made for walking, and walking is what I’m going to be doing!  You may remember my recent first thoughts post on my new Hi-Tec Sierra Lite Original walking boots. Well, I’ve had my new boots for a few weeks now and thought I’d give you a little… Continue reading »

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 »