Feeling Calm #83

For my birthday last year 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.

My baby boy is four years old and we had the best weekend celebrating at Chessington World of Adventures. Everything seemed so busy and stressful up to that point and we’ve been super busy since returning but our weekend was a little bubble of fun in between.

So here are my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

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This Plus That Equals…. What’s in my Bag

This plus that equals…. what’s in my bag

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 what’s in my bag. I’ve actually managed to make the switch to an actual adult bag. Still a rucksack, but a nice one. I don’t miss those changing bag days at all!

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The 12 Makes of Christmas – Christmas Cards

Hobbycraft are helping us get in the Christmas Spirit with their 12 Makes of Christmas. They are hosting festive demos and sharing a range of inspiring makes and project guides to help those looking to create a handmade Christmas. This week we are making Christmas Cards.

Handmade card
I love the cute characters of this range

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To My Son on Your Fourth Birthday

Oh my word tomorrow is your birthday and you will be four years old and I literally don’t know where the time has gone. It honestly seems like 5 minutes ago I was writing something very similar for your third birthday and trying to cling to you being a toddler.

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Silent Sunday 08/10/2017

Boy looking through a window at St Benet's Abbey
L enjoyed getting to run around for a bit

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#ChileanEasyPeelers Challenge

Fruit is never something I’ve really struggled to get into L, but sometimes finding a fruity snack he can handle himself is awkward. So the#ChileanEasyPeelers challenge with BritMums really appealed to me.  Continue reading #ChileanEasyPeelers Challenge

The 12 Makes of Christmas – Baubles

Hobbycraft are helping us get in the Christmas Spirit with their 12 Makes of Christmas. They are hosting festive demos and sharing a range of inspiring makes and project guides to help those looking to create a handmade Christmas. This week we are making baubles.  Continue reading The 12 Makes of Christmas – Baubles

Feeling Calm #82

For my birthday last year 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.

Oh it has been busy. We were away for the weekend to celebrate my mum’s 60th. I’ve had a sudden influx of blog work and then there is the boy’s birthday fast approaching. I feel like I’m spinning!

So here are my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

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This Plus That Equals…. October Plans

This plus that equals…. October plans

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 my plans for the coming month.

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Laundry, all the laundry

It’s feels like a never ending task. With at least one load a day I’ll take whatever I can to make the job more pleasurable, so I joined BritMums #EcoverLaundry Challenge.

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