I thought I would post a monthly (hopefully) blog post about the meals we have been eating. I always get asked for recipes on Instagram but always think what we eat isn't all that exciting, we do repeat meals we love, so a monthly installment seemed more achievable than weekly. I have been taking some … Continue reading #mealplanningwithlaura family favourites
I meant to write this post a few weeks ago, before the summer holidays started, but the end of term rush amongst about a million other real-life things meant it got forgotten. So I thought I would write it now and see how we are all fairing as we head into week 3 (already?!) of … Continue reading Summer holidays… How are you fairing?!
Since we moved in 3 years ago, the children's rooms have been less of a project and more of a gradual evolution over time. We wanted to see what their tastes were before taking on a complete room project. Recently we bought C a new bed and did a little bit more in her room. … Continue reading Découpage Letter with Hobbycraft
So far this holiday has been mostly a washout. That's not entirely true actually. Last week we had a few lovely days where we visited Walmer Castle and gardens, took a bike ride along the beach and enjoyed chips on the beach during our stay at The Gate House in Dover. Since then though.... So. … Continue reading Easter holiday activities – an update, and my guide to crafts with kids.
As a girl from Deal I have been lucky enough to live very near 4 castles. I've grown up visiting them and as such have never really appreciated my good fortune. Since having the children however, and more importantly, getting an English Heritage membership through the fella's work, I have begun to appreciate them much … Continue reading Our own little Castle… well. For a little while.
I've been having a think about the impending Easter holidays. Half term was such a success in terms of low pressure and low spend and I'd like to make the Easter holidays similarly simple. My children love doing crafts and other structured activities at home. Our dining table sees a lot of action and although … Continue reading Easter activities – keeping kids busy
I must begin with an apology, I know this blog post is late - a bout of Bronchitis has knocked me a bit over the last few weeks - in some ways it made the challenge easier, in other ways, much harder. I'll explain more later on in this post. For me, the whole point … Continue reading No spend February – did I succeed and what did I learn?