Teacher, Gifts, Xmas, Xmas Gifts

Fabulous Xmas Gift Ideas For Teacher For Under £15

How do you know what to buy a teacher for Xmas?  How do you tell them you appreciate what they are doing without looking too cheap or too flash.  What is the right amount to spend?  What are decent Xmas gift ideas? I find this a tricky problem to resolve.  Last year I bought gift vouchers.  But gift vouchers always seem the easy option.  Do you need to put a little more thought in to it to express that enough?  This year in trying to be a little more thoughtful Read on…

Month of 1sts

Month of Firsts – September 2017

Here we are again, time to round-up all of your firsts for another month. I started this series of posts because I have a type of epilepsy that affects my short-term memory.  Quite simply if I don’t write it down I forget it. I don’t want to forget the moments that have brought a smile to my face, those that pulled at my heart-strings and even those that left me wanting to rip my hair out in frustration. This month there really is no other place to start. In the Read on…

Kids christmas cards; christmas card ideas

7 Simple Christmas Cards To Make With Kids

My four-year old son has come home from school with a project to complete over the holidays.  Our assignment is to produce a Christmas card for a local schools competition.  Harry is not a makey-doo kind of child, and I don’t have much flare for it either.  I just have no imagination when it comes to anything creative.  Thank goodness for Pinterest.  I have spent hours  trawling it to pick my favourites – based on ease, time to complete and tools required. I thought I would share them with you Read on…

Halloween Food, Halloween, Healthy Snacks, Organix

Halloween Tips And Food Ideas From Organix

It’s that time of the year again – Halloween – when we dress up our little ones in anything from a pumpkin outfit to a blood splattered zombie.  Personally, the former is my favoured choice.  I prefer something that creates maximum embarrassment as they get older and see photos of themselves.  So, the pumpkin outfit it is, and the more orange and plump the better.  Plus photographic evidence is ideal blackmail material for when they turn in to a petulant teenager. A few of us may even choose to hold Read on…

Month of 1sts

Month of Firsts – August 2017

Here we go again, time to round-up the firsts for another month.  I started this series of posts because I have a type of epilepsy that affects my short-term memory.  Quite simply if I don’t write it down I forget it.  I don’t want to forget the moments that have brought a smile to my face, those that pulled at my heart-strings and even those that left me wanting to rip my hair out in frustration.  So Harry here are your firsts for August: Rode your big boys bike without Read on…

My Week In Pictures // Week 6

My Week In Pictures is where I choose a maximum of 3 pictures to sum up my week. This collection of posts is designed to help me focus on the happy stuff in my week.  This series will also – hopefully – help me combine my three favourite things in my life: my family, my love of photography and blogging. Here is this weeks selection. I hope you enjoy them. Top: Probably our last weekend outing to the beaches of Anglesey until next year. H dressed as if he’s off to Read on…