#TheOrdinaryMoments – Decorating The Dining Room

Whilst we’d love to rip out our entire kitchen and start from scratch, I very much doubt that we’ll be able to afford to do so for some time.

We’ve had plans drawn up, we’ve chosen utilities and I’ve got all sorts of ideas for our ‘dream kitchen’ but I’ve accepted that for now, it just ain’t going to happen… However, the walls were crying out for a lick of paint thus Paul and I went shopping earlier today and after much deliberation over which shade of grey we should go for, our son solved the issue by selecting a sage-grey-green shade of paint.…

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – Happy Four Year Blogversary

Apologies for the late post but for one reason or another, things aren’t quite as they should be at present thus my blog may be a little quieter for the short term. 

Today just so happens to be my ‘fourth blog birthday’! It doesn’t really feel like four years since I first created this here blog and wrote my first post – time flies I guess!

I’ve really enjoyed writing, editing and creating posts over the past four years, it’s been a great way in which to document and record memories of Motherhood. Though, with the kids getting older, I tend not to share quite as much online (although they assure me that they don’t mind) as their privacy is important. …

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – A Wasted Weekend

Apologies for the backdated post – I was intending to write this post yesterday (as dated) but I spent the entirety of my weekend bed-bound with what I first assumed to be a nasty cold but soon realised was fully-fledged flu. 

Talk about feeling like a wet rag, I literally flopped on my bed and other than reaching for a drink, the thermometer, painkillers or a bucket I was no use to anyone.

After almost two days under a duvet, I finally got up, had a wash and got myself dressed. Though, by the time that I’d slapped on some foundation and had wobbled my way daintily down the stairs, I felt as if I’d run a marathon!…

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – A Marvellous Meal Out

It’s not often that we go out as a family, at least not for lunch that is. My kids you see are rather fussy over their food, they have never been the easiest of eaters especially when away from home.

Over the years we’ve wasted countless amounts of money,  buying the kids food in restaurants, cafes, bars and such-like. No matter how hard we’ve tried to encourage them to eat, both J & E will sit and pick at their food and eat next to nothing.

It seemed far easier, therefore, to pop to a local shop and to prepare and pack a picnic.…

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – Warmth

I’ve never been an early bird when it comes to getting out of bed, especially not during the weekends. I’m not all that keen on parting from my pit and whilst I’m well aware that swimming lessons are a necessity, I wasn’t really up for the fifty-minute drive into town today.

After peeling back the curtains and awkwardly adjusting to the bright light like some sort of scorched vampire, I could see that both of our cars were covered in a thick blanket of ice. The freezing temperatures weren’t entirely enticing but never the less, we got ourselves wrapped up warm and after a bite to eat, we steadily made our way to the swimming baths.…

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