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Jessica and Sophie looking at the flowers in the grounds of Charney Manor

Outdoor fun at Charney Manor

Every eighteen months or so, our church organises a weekend away. It’s a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, time to reflect on our faith and to build friendship. For the girls, it was mostly about having time to do crafts and to have fun outdoors and getting to be with our extended church family.… Read more

A tale of two christenings

The church that we are part of and attend each Sunday is one that holds some very special memories for us as a family. It was the church that my hubby was christened in, grew up in and was part of Boys’ Brigade company. When I moved to the area, it made sense to me to go there too – I already knew some of the people and I was made to feel incredibly welcome.… Read more

From the mouths of babes #6

From the mouths of babes is a weekly linky which invites you to share a post, old or new, about something your children have said. Perhaps they have just started babbling for the first time, or said their first definite word. It could be something cute, or funny, or incredibly embarrassing – whatever it is, I’d love to hear all about it.… Read more

A Little Christmas concert

Over the last few weeks I have been busy with rehearsals for a Christmas concert which my mother-in-law and I were organising as a fundraiser for the charities that our church is supporting this year – Mercy Ships and Friends of Vellore. In my pre-baby days, I loved doing am-dram and performing but with two small children and a husband who works very unpredictable hours, committing to a rehearsal schedule for a show is pretty much impossible.… Read more

The Friday Focus – 07/11/14

This week has been a very busy one and has been very

Friday focus 07-Nov-14 01I’ve been busy putting together a booklet for the Remembrance Sunday service at church for my mother-in-law who has been researching all of the men from our church (or more accurately the churches which eventually joined together to become the church we are now) who died in WW1.… Read more

Word of the Week – Family

This week’s word of the week is:

WOTW03We’ve been spending quite a lot of time with various family members over the last week. My mum came down to stay for a few days and spend some time with the girls. Nanny is full of fun and can be quite silly which the girls loved – I don’t think I have ever heard them laugh so much as they have done over the last few days.… Read more