Win a Giant Colour-in Countryside Poster Tablecloth

EGGNOGG

Over the Christmas break, one thing that kept the kids busy was a fabulous Giant Colour-In Christmas Tablecloth from Eggnogg and it made a fabulous feature of our dining table on Christmas Day. It was extra special because the whole family joined in and worked together to create the master piece, even doing some on Christmas Day itself. Now the kids are staying home thanks to lockdown 3.0, I am finding that the schoolwork set by the school isn’t keeping… Continue Reading “Win a Giant Colour-in Countryside Poster Tablecloth”

Project 365 2021: Week One

Throop Mill

Welcome to the first week of Project 365 2020. I used to do Project 365 for the first few years I started blogging and then life got in the way. I re-started in March 2020 to keep a diary of lockdown and have vowed to carry on as it is such a good way of keeping a weekly diary about everything that is happening. 2021 has not started in the way we had hoped, with an ever escalating rise in… Continue Reading “Project 365 2021: Week One”

Getting outside during Lockdown 3.0

Arne

During the first lockdown, the one thing that kept us sane was our daily walks, however, during the second one in November, the kids were still at school and the weather against us, so we didn’t venture too far. This lockdown, we have vowed to do at least 3 walks per week and are very lucky that we have some beautiful walks on our doorstep. To keep walking this time of year, you need to be dressed correctly to ensure… Continue Reading “Getting outside during Lockdown 3.0”

My Top Posts of 2020

Sebby-Maxi-Microscooter

I always enjoy looking back at my top posts of the year and although blogging has taken a bit of a back seat this year due to heading back to work, I have still managed to keep it updated regularly. Looking at my most read posts have made it clear that people were spending a lot more time at home, whether during lockdown or when searching for things to help home school or entertain the kids. My Top Posts of… Continue Reading “My Top Posts of 2020”

Looking back at 2020

Hot chocolate

At the beginning of 2020 we were full of optimism for the new year ahead, as we finished 2019 on a high with a visit to Iceland, a place that has been at the top of our bucket list for years. Little did we know that 2020 was going to change everything. January The year started off with storm after storm and although we weren’t affected badly, we found it frustrating not being able to get out and about as… Continue Reading “Looking back at 2020”