#MySundaySnapshot – September Sunsets 38/52 (2019)

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We are now midway through September and the nights are drawing in far earlier, as autumn has well and truly arrived.

I’m definitely a fan of the ‘ber’ months, it may only be September but I can’t help starting to feel a little festive. The seasonal stock has now been placed on the shop shelves and I’ve already devoured far too many tins of Treeselets for my liking.…

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Say YES to Yogurt With The EasiYo Yogurt Maker

If they had the chance, our kids would live on yogurt. They eat at least two yogurts a day, which is fantastic in terms of calcium intake, but not so great when it comes to the amount of sugar they consume.

Unlike the kids who favour strawberry and raspberry flavored Petit Filous yogurts, I much prefer greek style, plain yogurt, especially mixed with a digestive biscuit or two, which isn’t entirely healthy but is utterly delicious should you fancy giving it a try.


We were recently contacted by EasiYo, the creators of the world-famous yogurt making system, enquiring as to whether we’d be interested in giving their product a try.…

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Is It Too Early To Mention The C Word?

So shoot me, I’ve started the Christmas shopping already. I may be a freak of nature when it comes to organisational matters, but I’d rather be on the ball than flapping about when it comes to Christmas.

I usually start making idealists for each of the kids at the start of September. I keep wish lists on Amazon for each of the children which I update regularly with their ideas and suggestions to give me some guidance when it comes to purchasing presents.

Later in the year, I ask the kids to scour through the Smyths catalogue for final ideas, which I then collate with my original ideas to create a final list from.…

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#LivingArrows – Things Are Going Swimmingly 37/52 (2019)

We are now midway through September and although it’s only been a few weeks since the kids started back at school, already they are surprising me with their sudden spurts in growth and independence.

I cannot believe quickly our little ones are growing up; J has now started walking home from school with his friends which has taken me a little getting used to, though he’s ten now and can be trusted to walk sensibly and hopefully safely home.

Once home, J helps out around the house, he then practices on his drums before entertaining himself and his sister with games and activities such as chess, drawing, building circuits or Lego.…

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – Scoot and Skate

It’s been a while since the kids have been on their scooters and skates at the local roller disco. Now that we are back to school and routine has returned, we are back to our boots and scoots of a Friday evening.

E was given a brand, spanking new pink, light-up scooter for her birthday which she was delighted to take with her this week and once the lights are out, you can certainly see her coming now!

The kids tend to switch and swap between using their scooters, swing scooters, rollerblades, roller boots, and Healeys depending upon what they fancy riding at the time.…

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