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Two snowmen made from white paper covered toilet roll tubes with pipe cleaner and pompom scarves and earmuffs

Toilet roll snowmen – a simple winter craft

We were inspired to make these cute little toilet roll snowmen after spotting some similar ones at the local Christmas tree festival. They’re very simple to make and would be…

A paper heart with "Jessica" on it hanging from a tree and #365daysofgratitude

#365daysofgratitude 2019 -Week 49

Since 2016, I have taken part in a daily gratitude challenge, sharing a photo of one thing I am thankful for each day on Instagram. There have been days when…

Jessica standing in front of a tree looking out over a big branch - "Country Kids"

Country Kids 07/12/19

Welcome to Country Kids. Country Kids, originally hosted by Fiona at Coombe Mill, is all about sharing outdoor family fun. It was one of the first linkies I joined in…

Productive - this week's word of the week

Friday Focus 06/12/19 – A productive week of pre-Christmas preparations

The pre-Christmas preparations have started and this week has felt like a very productive one. I’ve been busy ticking things off the to-do list – making lists, going shopping, buying…

Sophie bouncing around a Christmas tree and snowman inside the inflatable snow globe

Festive fun at the Christmas light switch on

The festive season is now upon us and we started off ours with an afternoon at the school Christmas fayre followed by the Christmas light switch-on.     I find…

Jessica as a toddler with a speech bubble saying "From the mouths of babes"

From the mouths of babes – December 2019

From the mouths of babes is an occasional feature capturing some of the things my children say. It originally started as a weekly linky but as this gradually fizzled out,…

A paper heart with "Jessica" on it hanging from a tree and #365daysofgratitude

#365daysofgratitude 2019 – Week 48

Since 2016, I have taken part in a daily gratitude challenge, sharing a photo of one thing I am thankful for each day on Instagram. There have been days when…

Hubby holding Thomas, me holding a photo of Jessica and Sophie standing in front of us as we pose in the garden

Me and Mine – November 2019

Trying to grab pockets of family time together has been a challenge over the last couple of months. Hubby’s been away a lot, while Sophie and I were busy with…

Jessica standing in front of a tree looking out over a big branch - "Country Kids"

Country Kids 30/11/19

Welcome to Country Kids. Country Kids, originally hosted by Fiona at Coombe Mill, is all about sharing outdoor family fun. It was one of the first linkies I joined in…

Flurry - this week's word of the week

Friday Focus 29/11/19 – A flurry of activity

We’ve reached that point in the year where life feels like a flurry of activity. The calendar is filling up fast, and it seems like nearly all our free time…