Living Arrows – 29/52 {2019}

Welcome back to another week of Living Arrows – and thanks to everyone who linked up last week. I love this project and it’s so nice getting to know the families that participate in Living Arrows each week and I’m so pleased so many are continuing to link up through the year. If you haven’t joined in with Living Arrows before it’s is about celebrating childhood. The project originally took…

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A Summer of Adventures {The Ordinary Moments}

Welcome back to another week of the Ordinary Moments. If you haven’t joined in before this is a weekly linky that launches every Sunday morning and is open until midnight on the following Saturday. It’s a linky that celebrates any ordinary moments in your life – or the not so ordinary some weeks too. Basically – anything goes. I’ll be sharing and commenting on the posts that are linked up during the…

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Hotels for Overnight Spa Breaks

I love nothing more than a spa break so I thought it would be good to put together our favourite spa hotels across the country that would be perfect for an overnight spa break. Careys Manor – Brockenhurst, Hampshire Our favourite spa break has always been Careys Manor in the New Forest. No other hotel spa has quite compared and it’s somewhere we would happily go back to again and…

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Easy Ice Cream Cake Recipe

I love pudding and I love ice cream although I have only ever eaten ice cream from the tub, a cone or a bowl – nothing adventurous! So I thought I would make an ice cream cake. This recipe I just threw together but I will be doing variations in the future – it’s pretty good! How to make an ice cream cake without cake An ice cream cake is…

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Self Employed: Finding Work Life Balance in the Summer

Any self employed person will know how hard it is to work through the holidays, especially as a parent. Working from home in any form of self employment means working around the children over the summer, juggling family time with childcare and trying to find a balance that works for the whole family. Over the holidays Dave will be off when his annual leave will allow – usually about 40%…

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Hubelino Marble Run – A Innovative Construction Toy

Little Man absolutely loves toys that he can build with and he may well be the biggest fan of well known interlocking brick toys. But, I love finding new toys for him to play with, ones that he can build with and ones that really inspire his imagination and creativity. Hubelino sent Little Man a selection of their Marble Run products – a Hubelino Starter Set, a base plate to…

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Transitioning from Infant School to Junior School | AD

Last year LP moved from the Infants to the Juniors at school and it was a much bigger change than we had expected. Little Man only has a year until he’ll be following in his sister’s footsteps so I thought it would be nice to write about what to expect when moving up to the Junior School and how to be as prepared as possible. How do Infant Schools and…

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