#LivingArrows- Back To Team Base 23/52 (2019)

Having spent three days needlessly worrying about my little man last week, I’m far happier now that he is back at base, here at home.

We function best as a team – when one or more of us is absent things just aren’t the same. Whilst I’m all for having the odd kid-free evening to spend some time as a couple, I’m far more at ease when the kids are sleeping soundly in their own beds.

Happy To Be Home – Hugs With The Hound

Lord knows how I’ll fare in however many years time when the kids grow up and decide its time to fly the nest, I don’t even wish to contemplate that concept at present.…

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Plans For Half Term

It’s been a none-stop till you drop kind of day, yet for once I don’t really feel all that tired. I’m sure that come tomorrow morning, when the alarm clock kicks in, I’ll wonder which planet I reside upon and wish I’d gone to bed earlier. Until then however, I feel fairly energised which I’m guessing is partly down to the lighter nights and the idea of two weeks holiday just around the corner.

We have all sorts of plans for the half term; with it being Paul’s birthday and almost Easter we’re hoping to get away for a few days as a family and to have a whole lot of fun, without being confined to four walls – Here’s hoping that the weather behaves itself!…

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#SaturdaySmiles – Hillsides, High Tides & Hugs

This will be my first post for #SaturdaySmiles, my brand new linky. #SaturdaySmiles will be a regular weekly linky to reflect and to list some of the highlights from the week gone by. I have written a separate post explaining the guidelines should you fancy taking part.

We’ve had such an incredibly busy week I’m not entirely sure how I’m still standing. So before exhaustion kicks in and I collapse I’d best set about making a start on this post. So without further ado, here are this weeks #SaturdaySmiles.



I’ve not really watched a huge amount of television nor read many books this week.…

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The Boy Is Back

Having spent the past twenty four hours feeling worried sick I can finally rest as the boy is back from his residential trip!

It felt so bizarre to skip the school run yesterday, I then spent the majority of my shift behind the bar wracking with nerves and checking my phone every other minute just incase anyone should have called regarding the trip. Worse still I arrived home to find an empty bed which left me feeling emotionally fraught and in much need of alcohol to settle myself.

I eventually hopped into bed hoping that J would also be snuggled down all warm and cosy in his new sleeping bag kicking out the Zzzz’s.…

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