Is it Really Ten Years?

This is a sponsored post I was updating my to-do list a few days ago, and added to it ‘book night away’. This year marks our ten year wedding anniversary, and to mark the occasion, we plan to head away for a night or two…. depending on how much childcare…

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Our first year of Home Education

I said in my July review post that I really ought to do a review of our first year of Home Education. I’ve put off doing it as I find I often have mixed feelings, depending on how my day has been! At the start of the academic year (September…

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Early Chapter Books for Vociferous Readers

My eldest has reached that stage where he can’t help but read – every spare moment is taken up with reading, and that is not an exaggeration. He will read from the moment he wakes up to the moment he falls asleep. It makes me sad, in some ways, that…

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Dreaming of a new bathroom

This is a sponsored post We are at that stage in life where we are starting to think about making purchases for things we’ve never had to buy before; things like kitchens and bathrooms. It’s all a bit daunting if I’m honest, and it is such a big and important…

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How I’ve halved our family waste

A month or two ago as I unpacked the weekly shop I found myself unwrapping things and leaving a huge bundle of plastic wrapping on top of the worktops. I packed away the shopping and as I put the plastic wrap into the bin I thought there must be a…

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