I have had so many lovely and supportive messages on my blog and Twitter over the last few days. I know people are out there and that myself and my family are popping into their heads at random moments in their day and that they wish us well. This means so much. How do I … Continue reading
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Forget the Olympics! Why W is very much her mother’s daughter.
A letter written by my daughter to her Headteacher. Dear Mrs X I think football should be banned every day. Here are my reasons: 1. I don’t like being hit by a ball. Why should I be hit when I am not playing? 2. It can break windows and windows cost a lot! 3. It … Continue reading
My blog is my safe space. I hate being a grown-up sometimes. My Dad was due to set off on holiday to France on Tuesday but my brother who he was going on with was hospitalized with a gall bladder issue. My Dad stayed in my brother’s house instead of coming home here so that … Continue reading
What Are This Week’s Reasons To Be Cheerful?
What are you smiling about? I am feeling fine and here are some of the reasons why. 1. Interest from a landlord in having us as tenants. We need to move by the end of September. 2. Isolation from grown-ups – I have had a couple of days with just myself and the children and … Continue reading
Are You Up For A Challenge? Am I?
When was the last time you challenged yourself? How did it feel? What did it lead to? Every month, I set some challenges for folks to take a look at and you can find out how some mums got on with changing their lives last month here https://kateonthinice.wordpress.com/2012/06/27/how-to-be-a-groovy-mums-the-britmumslive-edition/ So here are this month’s thoughts for … Continue reading
Macadamia Pesto and Roast Pepper Tapas Recipe
TapasIngredients: 1 baguette loaf, sliced diagonally 1 roasted red pepper, peeled and cut into strips 1 roasted yellow pepper, peeled and cut into strips 100g (3.5oz) roasted macadamia halves Pesto: 4 large handfuls of basil leaves 160g (5.5oz) unsalted macadamias 3 cloves garlic, peeled 125mL (4 fl oz) olive oil 65g (2.5oz) freshly grated parmesan … Continue reading
What Are My Reasons To Be Cheerful?
What are my reasons to be cheerful this week? 1. Husband – we seem to be getting on very well at the moment. Lots of laughter, fun and spontaneity. 2. House-hunting – although the fact we have to move came as a bit of shock to the system, we are adapting now and enjoying looking … Continue reading
What Is The Best Thing To Inspire Mums?
Today I am having a day that I would describe as lacklustre. Yes, pleasant things have happened but on the whole, I feel a bit of limbo waiting for major things to happen soon but not yet. So I am house-hunting, website designing, keeping up with friends and yet have an underlying feeling of being … Continue reading
CD Review – A Country Suite by Fiona Bennett
Do you listen to music? Are you set in your ways or are you open to new ideas? I want to highly recommend A Country Suite, the most beautiful CD by Fiona Bennett. There are 9 pieces of music on the CD. I like to play them when doing mundane jobs as somehow time passes … Continue reading
Total Greek Yoghurt Split Pots Review
I have something rather special for you. It comes with a high recommendation from myself and better still it is not only indulgent but fat-free too. A guilt-free treat that is oh so yummy. The TOTAL 0% Greek Yoghurt Split Pots are available in four delicious flavours with the brand new one being Raspberry and … Continue reading