#TheOrdinaryMoments – Boredom Busting

With it being a soggy, wet summer, we’ve spent a fair amount of time entertaining ourselves indoors. Whilst I allow the children a short amount of ‘tech time’ (time on their tablets, consoles or laptop) each day, I’m very conscious of their screen time and try to keep it to a minimum, thus the kids are asked to find alternative entertainment.

It’s all very well asking them to play with something else, until that ‘something else’ happens to require an app to control or to power said toy/ game. For example, E quite enjoys playing with her Furby that has an app which enables children to download and to learn new songs with their toy.…

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#MySundaySnapshot – Loving Our Lily 34/52 (2019)

Welcome to this week’s edition of the #MySundaySnapshot blog series, a blog-linky which you are more than welcome to join and to share your snaps upon. Click here for further information and guidelines upon this linky should you wish to take part.

In the corner of our garden stands a heavy plant pot, in which is this beautiful lily was planted many years ago. Each year this lily flowers, it may only be once every twelve months but it is worth the wait.

“The modest Rose puts forth a thorn, The humble sheep a threat’ning horn: While the Lily white shall in love delight, Nor a thorn nor a threat stain her beauty bright.”

William Blake 

Thanks for reading my #MySundaySnapshot post, I look forward to catching up and sharing your #MySundaySnapshot pictures either through your own posts, social media shares or comments upon this post.…

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Six Wishes For My Princess On Her Sixth Birthday

Our beautiful, little Princess turned the grand age of six-years-old today. I’m not sure where exactly the time went to, but E is no longer a baby, nor a toddler, she’s now a fully-fledged all-singing, all-dancing, little diva and I couldn’t be prouder of our Princess.

Over the years I’ve celebrated E’s birthday by writing letters and sharing photos on this here blog. However, I recently read a beautiful post written by Natalie from ‘Confessions of a Crummy Mummy‘ sharing her eight wishes for her daughter’s eighth birthday, and I decided I’d ‘borrow’ this idea…

So without further ado, here are my six wishes for my daughter on her sixth birthday…

I wish for you to be happy

I don’t care whether you become a brain surgeon, a hairdresser, a waitress or a pop star – so long as you are happy I’m happy.…

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So I’m Thirty-Something…

It’s official, I am closer to forty than I am thirty. I won’t lie – I’m not entirely happy about this new number, but it is just that – a number. There comes a point in life when you stop counting the numbers so much, there are even times when I have to question my age as I’ve almost forgotten how old I actually am, though my husband is usually very quick to remind me.

Pick A Number – Any Number!

There’s no longer any hurry to reach a particular figure (other than a size 10 which would be nice), it’s just a steady stroll towards the next ‘big one’ which looms ahead like an unwanted appointment.…

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#LivingArrows – Practice & Posing 33/52 (2019)

One thing is for sure – there is no place like home! You can fly all around the World, travel from coast to coast and holiday wherever you fancy but nothing beats home. Home is absolutely where the heart is, thus the kids and I have been more than happy spending this past week at home.

We’ve probably spent far too much time in our pajamas but I’ve rather enjoyed the lazy mornings, it’s done us all the world of good. The kids have entertained themselves with board games, drum practice, baking, and watching movies, whilst I’ve got on with the housework and convalescing following having a tooth extracted.…

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