Throw it all in soup recipe.

So, the weather has predictably reverted back to normal service, we got a little taster of how good life can be with some sunshine and warmth….but oh no, it obviously couldn’t last. I thought I’d share a quick slow cooker (there’s a contradiction for you!) recipe for some hearty, health packed comfort. I can’t take…

A day of nothing.

Today the girls are learning an important life lesson, sometimes you just stay home and do nothing.  “What, nothing, no plans at all?!” Nancy declared incredulously this morning, a look of disgust on her face. “Yep. Nothing.” They’re a bit spoilt with entertainment to be honest, it’s quite often much easier to be out than…

Living room.

Since the extension was built I’ve been having a quiet battle with the living room.  Because the garden room is so light, with a high ceiling, in my mind it has made the sitting room feel squished and a little forgotten. The ceiling, which isn’t that high, feels even lower, the rank artex is too…

Dinosaurs, cake and crying.

Children are such oddities aren’t they, you provide them with the means to have a  totally fab day, all the things they love, but they sabotage it with their peculiar ways. Today is Eula’s 3rd birthday, i’m sure if you asked her she will tell you she’s had a great day, I will look back…