Shopping with children

I don’t go to shops very much these days, and by shops I don’t mean supermarkets – I go to them far too often. But a proper shop with clothes or books or music is a rarity. At Christmas, when I had to do some last minute shopping, I remembered why I...

Fabric paint T-shirts

Looking for a bit of sneaky blog promotion? Of course you are. I’m always looking for ways to get my blog into a conversation, so I decided to make a hand painted T-shirt. I can just imagine how it will go tomorrow at the school gates:SCHOOL RUN MUM: Ooooh I...

Tuesday tea and sympathy

Have you had a bad day? Or a bad week? Are you suffering from the a bad case of the terrible twos, housework hell, or teenage tantrums. It doesn’t have to be a parenting dilemma – you could be struggling with work life balance or a partner who won’t...

Craft projects – planning a tidier hallway

In Breakfast at Tiffanies, Audrey Hepburn’s character Holly Golightly says that when she gets a bad mood (what she calls the mean reds) “the only thing that does any good is to jump in a cab and go to Tiffanies. Calms me down right away. The quietness...

366 Project – Week 3

This is my favourite photo from the week. Here is my week in pictures:1. Bike ride2. Scribbling on everything3. Train to swimming lessons4. Conversations with my bunny5. Tombola prize6. Star of the week assembly7. Don’t want to get off the ride. 

Saturday Is Caption Day!

I had some great captions last week so I thought I’d present a few of the best cartoon stylee (sorry about the typo). Thanks to bluebirdsunshine, Cat from Yellow Days and FiveGoBlogging for the captions.So, here is today’s picture. Give it your best...