Silent Sunday 16/09/2018

Feeling Calm

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Our Visit to Tintagel Castle

We’re enjoying our second year of English Heritage membership. Membership for two adults, with L free, is £31 in Tesco Clubcard Vouchers. So it is next to no money. L loves castles, English Heritage have a lot. It’s free days out for a year.Tintagel Castle

I’m trying to write about all the properties we visit using our membership. What I liked, didn’t like, share some pictures. We more than made our money back on the membership last year and this, so I am very happy it is good value for money.

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Creative Kits from Character – Oonies & Orbeez

L was recently sent a bundle of lovely toys from Character Options, perfect for keeping him occupied indoors now the weather isn’t quite so lovely!Character Oonies Continue reading Creative Kits from Character – Oonies & Orbeez

There’s a New Menu at Turtle Bay


We love Turtle Bay, it’s a great place to eat as a family, amazing food, great atmosphere and fun staff. So we were eager to try out the new menu. We started our Summer Hare hunting and enjoying a meal at the Bay and we finished it the same way, perfect!  Continue reading There’s a New Menu at Turtle Bay

Celebrating on The Broads with Herbert Woods

A couple of weeks ago we did one of my favourite things, spent the day out on The Broads in a Picnic Boat from Herbert Woods. Hiring a boat on The Broads is a Norfolk right of passage and the perfect way to celebrate anything, so when my Mother in Law asked for ideas to celebrate my Father in Law’s 65th Birthday I immediately thought of a boat.

Herbert Woods Picnic Boat
Potter Heigham is a great base

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Feeling Calm #129

For my birthday a couple of years ago I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites.

He’s started school!! Obviously we’re only a couple of days in but other than a massive wobble Monday morning he’s done so, so well. I’ve not been too bad either.

Here are my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

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This Plus That Equals…. Autumn

This plus that equals…. Autumn

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about Autumn and why I love it.

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Makerly Craft Box – August

I do enjoy the chance to craft and I also love the surprise offered by a subscription box. Not knowing what you’ll get, the fun of unwrapping it, then a little project to complete. So exciting. That is exactly what you get with Makerly.Makerly July 2018 Punch Needle Continue reading Makerly Craft Box – August

Before You Start School

Before you start School tomorrow I just wanted to tell you a few things.

These are things I haven’t mentioned because I know you are worried and nervous, trust me I am too. But my job as your mum is try to lessen that feeling, not make it worse, so there are some things I haven’t been entirely honest about.Feeling Calm

So here we go, honesty. Continue reading Before You Start School

Silent Sunday 09/09/2018

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Wanting to work from home, crafting and parenting

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