My Week In Pictures // Week 7

My Week In Pictures

Party Time Top – This week we celebrated my sister’s 50th birthday.  I was really nervous because she had said she didn’t want a party.  In fact she was allergic to the idea.  Her husband died 2 years ago and the plan was they would have a joint one.  So I understand why she felt […]

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Crunchie Bar Tiffin Slice

Family Food

These Crunchie bar tiffin slices are so easy to make that even your children can make them. There is no baking involved so it is safe to get your children involved. Crunchie bar tiffin slices are so cheap to make as they require just a handful of ingredients. But don’t let that fool you, because […]

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What is a cervical screening test and what happens during one?

Parenting

Ladies, you should have noticed a lot of coverage recently highlighting the need to book in for a cervical screening test (in old school money this was referred to as a smear test).  This is because in January is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week.  As it would happen, my appointment was this week.  So I thought […]

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Month of Firsts – December 2017

Month of Firsts

Another month is over and it is time for me to once again round-up all of your firsts. 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 […]

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My Week In Pictures // Week 3


My Week In Pictures

Welcome once again to my new series of posts – My Week In Pictures.  It 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 […]

August 14, 2017

Month of Firsts – June 2017


Month of Firsts

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 […]

August 1, 2017

My Week In Pictures // Week 2


My Week In Pictures

Welcome to my new series of posts – My Week In Pictures.  It 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 – hopefully – help me combine my three […]

July 29, 2017

Thank You Teacher – 7 Reasons To Be Grateful


Parenting

Harry has just finished his first year in Nursery Class.  On the last day of term I sent him in with a card and a box of chocolates for Teacher.  But I feel a £2 box of Dairy Milk and a piece of paper doesn’t really convey all the things I was grateful for over […]

July 26, 2017

My Week In Pictures // Week 1


My Week In Pictures

Welcome to my new weekly series – My Week In Pictures.  This collection of posts is designed to help me focus on what matters in my life and to take the time to capture – in photos – the happy stuff in my week.  It is often too easy to get dragged in to the […]

July 22, 2017

Morning Mummy – My Top 10 Wake-Up Calls


Parenting

I no longer need an alarm clock to wake me up.  In fact I haven’t needed one for the last 4 years.  You see Harry is the most effective alarm clock I’ve ever had because he wakes at the same time EVERY DAY, his voice has no volume control and his “snooze” button doesn’t work.  […]

July 2, 2017

Month of Firsts – May 2017


Month of Firsts

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 […]

June 19, 2017