I can't remember when it was that I first decided I'd love a camper van. Living by the sea you often see them about and the idea of packing up and escaping, waking up somewhere new, outside, preferably by a beach or a lake is hugely exciting to me. I've talked before about how we … Continue reading You can’t buy happiness… But you can hire a camper van.
With the summer holiday looming, and as a mum of two (aged 4 and 6), I am always looking for things to do, without ending up bankrupt, or in some kind of asylum. Since moving back to Deal three years ago, we have tried to make the most of what the local area has to … Continue reading Love where you live – 5 things to do with children in Deal over the summer holidays
What a month. It's June 2nd, and I've had time to think and recover a bit, so I thought I would do a blog post reflecting on my Every day in May challenge now I have completed it. Thanks to those of you who read and commented on my previous blog post about Every day in May … Continue reading Every day in May – wow, what now?!!!
As a Mum and a teacher, planning is never far from my mind. Not that I'm a control freak.... I hope. I just like to be organised and not be panicking about ridiculous things like what to wear in the morning, so since having the kids I've always just set it out the night before. … Continue reading Toeing the (clothes) line… With Kite and Cosmic for M&Co
It's day 8. My legs are tired, my arms are tired, my bags under my eyes are tired (and resemble suitcases) and my tired is... Um... tired. But a few years ago I said I would do this and frankly, I've run out of excuses so I'm doing it... and in a weird sadistic way, … Continue reading Every SODDING day in May…
It's been the Easter holidays here this week and we have been out and about enjoying the spectacular sunshine that we have been lucky enough to have in our corner of Kent. In the holidays the temptation is to plan more ambitious meals because I'm at home, but invariably we end up being out a … Continue reading Holiday meal planning
The above has been part of my tagline on Instagram for some time now because it very much sums up my consumer philosophy. Part of the draw to move back to Deal was the ability to do all my shopping on the local High Street, especially with its independent shops selling local goods (see blog … Continue reading “Champion of handmade and local.”