My girls, age 5 & 2, had until this Winter, never played in the snow. The last decent snowfall we had, here in the Midlands, was in January 2013, when Banana was around 9 months old. We took her out to touch it and look at her world turned white, but she obviously doesn't remember. … Continue reading Playing in a Winter Wonderland.
This year, I've decided that we're really going to have a good go at the 50 Things to do Before You're 11 3/4s challenge by the National Trust. We've dabbled in the past, and managed to get a few things completed in the Autumn, but I've decided, this year, to make a feature of it … Continue reading Taking on the National Trust’s #50Things Challenge.
A list of the things we plan to accomplish as a family in Winter 2018.
October means one thing in our house...We get excited about Halloween! On October 1st we crack out the cheesy kids Halloween CDs and of course our not so spooky Halloween books! So, this is what we'll be reading in October: Funny Bones - Janet and Allan Ahlberg The Ahlbergs are definitely amongst my top 3 children's authors, … Continue reading Thought of the Week – Spooky Halloween reads!
Ah September, one of my favourite months. Its the doorway to Autumn, my favourite season, the month when the world begins to look a little different and the month in which I got married. So, I thought I'd do a little round up of how our September panned out. Banana Started School! That's right, my … Continue reading Thought of the Week – Goodbye September.
As the main aim of this blog is to record our Seasonal activities and tick items off our seasonal bucket lists I think it only right, now summer is ending and we enter a new season (Autumn yay!), that I sum up and reflect on what we've done. What did we achieve? Well, I must … Continue reading Summer 2016 Round Up
So I have now completed a full week of blogging and it set me reflecting on the whole, crazy process. Obviously I am still very much a newbie with MUCH to learn, but i'd like to share what I've learnt in this very early stage. Some may not agree with what I have said, but … Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learnt From My First Week Blogging.