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This Plus That Equals…. Walking

This plus that equals…. walking

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 walking. The most simple of things but something that brings me pure joy.

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It’s Good to be Bored

Impatient kids complain about being bored an average of 122 times every month – that’s nearly 1,500 times per year – according to new research. The study of 1,000 adults with children between the ages of 5-11 makes unhappy reading for the 69 per cent of parents who admit that they dread hearing the words “I’m bored”. Continue reading It’s Good to be Bored

Fun & Easy Halloween Crafts with Hobbycraft

Halloween is one of L’s favourite events, it comes only after Christmas, so we always have to carve a pumpkin and decorate the house. We also love a bit of crafting together and Hobbycraft had all the bits to help.  Continue reading Fun & Easy Halloween Crafts with Hobbycraft

SuperZings Series 2

L loves SuperZings, fun little collectable Heroes and Villains. We got loads and loads of the first series and are so excited that with the launch of series 2 there is even more fun to be had. Continue reading SuperZings Series 2

Feeling Calm #130

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.

Well he’s survived school, so have I, just. We’re half way through week two and going strong. Let’s see how long it lasts.

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

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This Plus That Equals…. Excitement

This plus that equals…. excitement

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 things I’m excited about at the moment.

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One Week In

I cannot believe L has just started his second week at school. It has flown by and I have already learnt some things.  Continue reading One Week In

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

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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