Those of you that have read my blog for a while know that I love finding unusual places to stay for a bit of an escape. You can find posts here about my trips to Wowo, Elmley and The Gate House. As a teacher the first half term of the year is always wearing. You're … Continue reading A weekend away? Alpaca bag…. (*insert tumbleweed here*)
Wow. Long time no blog! It's been such a long time, and so much has happened in that time, which I might go into in another blog post one day... But probably not. But I have missed this little space and I've missed taking photos and so now feels like a good time to dip … Continue reading Getting outdoors… Whatever the weather
Recipe for an Insta-perfect Christmas (you're only a proper Instagrammer if you tick at least all of these): Start talking about Christmas at the end of August #toosoon? Talk about a slow Christmas and how you will be making all your gifts (BTS; pin your life away and spend a fortune on supplies) Visit lots … Continue reading How to have an imperfect Christmas. And enjoy it.
I thought I would post a monthly (hopefully) blog post about the meals we have been eating. I always get asked for recipes on Instagram but always think what we eat isn't all that exciting, we do repeat meals we love, so a monthly installment seemed more achievable than weekly. I have been taking some … Continue reading #mealplanningwithlaura family favourites
I meant to write this post a few weeks ago, before the summer holidays started, but the end of term rush amongst about a million other real-life things meant it got forgotten. So I thought I would write it now and see how we are all fairing as we head into week 3 (already?!) of … Continue reading Summer holidays… How are you fairing?!
Since we moved in 3 years ago, the children's rooms have been less of a project and more of a gradual evolution over time. We wanted to see what their tastes were before taking on a complete room project. Recently we bought C a new bed and did a little bit more in her room. … Continue reading Découpage Letter with Hobbycraft
So far this holiday has been mostly a washout. That's not entirely true actually. Last week we had a few lovely days where we visited Walmer Castle and gardens, took a bike ride along the beach and enjoyed chips on the beach during our stay at The Gate House in Dover. Since then though.... So. … Continue reading Easter holiday activities – an update, and my guide to crafts with kids.