#LivingArrows – Home Made Cakes & Cuts 14/52 (2020)

With it being Paul’s birthday the other week, I finally sourced some self-raising flour (thanks Mum!) and E and I set about baking what turned out to be one of the finest chocolate gateaux’s that I have ever tasted.

My little lady loves to don her apron and get busy in the kitchen, she’s such a dab hand when it comes to baking. These days all I need do is provide the ingredients, throw the trays in the oven and other than that, I can pretty much stand back and leave my little lady to it… she’s so awesome bless her!…

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – Hama Bead Happiness

Earlier this week my daughter and I sat with the Hama beads and within an hour or two we’d put together this rather bright and beautiful star, which we then ironed to set. The shape, the patterns and the colours were all chosen by E, she has such a keen eye for anything arty, bless her. 

We got a large tub of Hama beads for the kids maybe four or five years ago which has lasted us until now, thus I’ve since ordered further Hama beads (and moulds) which I am sure that the kids will make use of, especially during the current lockdown.…

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#MySundaySnapshot – Daily Dog Walking 14/52 (2020)

Welcome to this week’s #MySundaySnapshot post, which is part of a snap-sharing-blog-linky series that you are very welcome to join. Click here for further information and guidelines upon this linky should you wish to take part.

Apologies for the late post, things are a bit all over the spot at present – it’s very much one day at a time for us of late…

Whilst the entire country is in chaos with the coronavirus, we’ve been doing our very best to keep things as ‘normal’ as they can be all things considering. The kids have been out for a walk with the dog each day, this gives the dog some exercise and the kids’ time to get some fresh air and more importantly – time out from the house.…

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Things that I have Liked and Loved in March 2020

I feel almost guilty for writing a ‘positive post’ as the past three months or so have been pure hell, yet here I am trying to look on the bright side – it doesn’t seem nor feel right considering current circumstances (by which I am not referring to the pandemic nor the lockdown). I, however, feel that I owe it to my kids to wear a brave face and for that reason alone, I will continue to blog upon the brighter aspects of what is an incredibly dark time.

So without further ado, here are a few of the things which I have #LikedandLoved throughout March…

Kitchen Blinds

Having repainted our dining room and kitchen with a beautiful shade of sage green, I could no longer cope with the straggly, stained roller blinds – they weren’t fit for purpose nevermind presentation!…

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#LivingArrows – Stretch & Dye 13/52 (2020)

As the kids are no longer at school both due to the recent ‘coronavirus lockdown’ and of course the easter holidays, I decided to cut them a little slack and let them go loose with some hair dye. It’s not as if either of them has to adhere to any uniform regulations for some time so why not? 

J has been desperate to dye his hair green ever since we chalked his hair green a few weeks ago, E on the other hand quite fancied a touch a pink but given that we had ‘green on the go’ she too opted to ‘go green’.…

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