My Sunday Photo

My youngest daughter has always wanted a pet bird but neither DH or I like the thought of a bird stuck in a cage for 10+ years. Plus, we have cats. On Monday there was a post on a local parents’ … read more

My Sunday Photo

Years ago, I used to frequent this local park. It has two playgrounds, lots of room for dogs to run around and a great slope for scooting and balance biking down. But when all the kids started school, I no longer needed the … read more

My Sunday Photo

We have two rescue dogs and we do agility with both of them.  Actually, when I say ‘We’, I really mean DD1 and DD3. DD1 has taken on the training of our newest dog and I used to train our … read more

My Sunday Photo

My eldest girls did Brownies, then moved onto Guides and both still attend now. They are 12 and 14 and DD1 is about to move on to the Senior Section. DD3 did the Brownies thing too, but then she and a … read more

My Sunday Photo

When your kids are little, and you come across an ice cream van parked outside your school that you don’t want to patronise, you can just say no. Or tell them you have no money, or no time, or the van … read more

My Sunday Post

We are lucky enough to have a local farmer’s market close by. It runs every second Sunday and we often go for lunch as it has a good selection of food stalls. It also has a petting zoo, and the … read more

My Sunday Photo

Last week DD3 and I visited a very special animal sanctuary and got to meet a couple of her favourite animals. I will write about this later, as it was a great day out and deserves a post of its … read more

Annoying Words

‘Whatever’ is not the most annoying word in our house. Don’t get me wrong, it is pretty annoying; especially when used by a teen or tween who is determined to have the last word and thinks they know it all. It is … read more

My Sunday Photo

This was the scene in our kitchen on Wednesday night. Our cats are always bringing in small furry things and dropping them as soon as they get in the house. The said furry thing then makes a beeline ( or … read more

My Sunday Photo

Most of you will have a computer mouse, but how many of you have computer rats? I do, everytime I have to ratsit my eldest DD’s pet rats while she cleans out their cage. We have four of them and … read more

My Sunday Photo

Last Sunday I took my 14 yo eldest into London to meet a friend she had met online. I know it sounds like something out of a cautionary tale, but I was going to be right there with her, making … read more

My Sunday Photo

One of the dangers of being the younger brother to a sister or three, is that they often like to practice their ‘skills’ on you. DS has been dressed up and made up more times than he can remember, but … read more