RSPB calendar

Clearing The Calendar Clutter

From time to time I like to have a clear out.  I’m getting pretty good at it around the house ...
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Holidays Here We Come!

Holidays Here We Come!

We have been talking in our household for what feels like aaaages about getting away on holiday with our boys ...
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Getting Away With Groupon

Regular readers of my blog and my social media will know that I love a bargain. You’ll also know that ...
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MOTs and pre-flight checks

Cars. But first planes. I took The Loud One to an airfield recently. I love getting to spend time with ...
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Read with Oxford – A Review

Our family have a love of books. Factual, fictional, we all read or are read to every day. It’s part ...
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30 Days Wild 2018

Going Wild For June It’s June which means it’s time for #30DaysWild again. I’ll be honest, after taking part in ...
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GreaterSkies Star Map

When You Wish Upon A Star With GreaterSkies

Living in the countryside can, on occasion, feel like living in a planetarium. On a clear night there is nothing ...
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Office chairs

Whose Chair Are You Sitting On?

Have you ever thought about how your office chair might influence your work? Neither had I until we moved our ...
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Getting My Craft On With The Handmade Fair

As many of you will know, I went to The Handmade Fair at the weekend. In one word, it was ...
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Gracefully Grey

I was in my very early twenties when I discovered my first grey hair. I did what many other people ...
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Hopping Hare Candle

The Handmade Fair – Giveaway

My fingers are flying across the keyboard this evening as I write this very special post to you all. I ...
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Yellow wildflowers

Creating A Wildlife Area

I’ve always loved nature so a big draw for me when we came to move house was to have a ...
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Jo Portrait

100 Truths

I was tagged by the lovely Sophie at Wifemotherlife to complete the 100 truths questionnaire about myself. These types of ...
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WeParent: A Review

Children can be under tremendous pressure in modern life. Gone are the days when young people can scamper around outdoors, ...
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6 Reasons Why You Should Pay Attention To Your Car Tyres

You've probably guessed by now that I have holidays on my mind. Road trips, destinations that are further afield. If ...
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Revitalising your home

We moved house back in 2016. We moved for more outdoor space which was the one (only!) thing that our ...
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Sunshine Blogger Award

Firstly thank you to Debbie at Squidgydoodle for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. It's delightful to receive recognition ...
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Sorry Isn’t The Hardest Word

Why I always say sorry to my children I am almost certain that all parents will have been here: I’m ...
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