Yesterday, I was ill with a really debilitating tummy bug. When I told Him Indoors when he woke up, he said half-heartedly, “Do you need me to take the day off work?” I was amazed that he even offered. He is one of those fellas who is obsessed with his work. Like many in the … Continue reading
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Is The Grooving Mums Challenge For You?
Are you looking for something to brighten these cold and wintry days? Fancy having some fun prior to getting involved in all the work associated with Christmas? Just got a sense that you have lost a bit of sparkle and would like to regain it? Then the #GroovingMums blog hop is for you. All you … Continue reading
So Who Are The #Grooving Mums And What Are They Up To?
A very few weeks ago, I set up a blog hop called #GroovingMums. I did it because I wanted to change my life and to get involved with women who were also trying to rediscover or reinvent themselves. I did not know that today I would feature as Netmums Blog post of the week. I … Continue reading
Are You A Smurfs Fan? Competition Time!
Are you a Smurfs fan? In a first for this blog, we have an exciting competition for you. Be quick as the closing date is midnight on Thursday this week. The Smurfs are set to take over the Southbank this weekend as the world’s largest inflatable Smurf will appear next to Tower Bridge on Sunday … Continue reading
Decorating Your Christmas Tree The Cheap And Cheerful Way
I know it is early but we put up our Christmas tree at the weekend. When I was a little girl, we always did the tree on my birthday of 13th December. It was the very best bit of my birthday and a well-held family tradition. However, I feel a need to get festive early … Continue reading
How Many Inches?
It is Monday and after two weeks of ups and downs on the feelings front about my weight loss journey, today I feel like I am back on track. I got weighed today and am back down to what I was two weeks ago. This means I am on target to achieve what I wanted … Continue reading
I Can’t Take Away Your Pain
Last night, my youngest son was very ill, vomiting through the night. Exhausted, I was there for him with a cuddle, a drink, an attempt at food. He was a brave boy and we acted as a wonderful team of two. A night of little sleep but lots of love. It reminded me of those … Continue reading
Five Favourite Cartoon Characters From My Youth – Listography
I always look forward to seeing what topic Kate Takes 5 sets for Listography on Saturdays. This week we are tasked with revealing our top 5 cartoons from our youth. 1. Mr Benn Mr Benn, a man wearing a black suit and bowler hat visits a fancy-dress costume shop where he is invited to try … Continue reading
What Do I Do That Makes My Children Laugh?
I asked my 3 children what one thing I do that they find funny. My 11 year old said “Oh Mum, you do so many funny things it is difficult to focus on one”. My 7 year old said “When you lift your top up”. I was not going to say this but in view … Continue reading
Can You Think Of A Caption For This Pic – Caption Saturday
Can you think of a caption for this picture? Go on, have a go. </a I am linking up with the wonderful feast of pictures over on the Mammasaurus blog.