Friday club question, why do you live where you live, and it's a good one. We didn't come here to stay. We retreated from the world, from an awful, awful year and came here to rest a while until we gathered ourselves together and could find the energy to start again. The plan was that we'd live … [Read more...] about Why I live here. Right here. In this house.
Five things that I want my children to know about me, prompted by Ella @ notesfromhome. Tough prompt. I haven't read anyone else's post because I don't want to skew what I'm about to write, but I'm looking forward to going round and having a read. I bet that there are going to be some fab posts … [Read more...] about Five things.
Just one? Oh grief. I'm the original pack rat. The house is stuffed with stuff, the cupboards are past bulging, the shelves are overflowing and many of our heaps have mini heaps of their own. So you'd think that there must be many cherished items around, all with their stories to share. Not so … [Read more...] about A cherished item?
I have a 7 year old boy. I work very hard to get him to behave in what I would refer to as a civilised manner, paying attention to ppl around him and respecting their rights to a peaceful and pleasant life. So for example, if I go to a cafe with him, I expect him to sit quietly and talk to me, or … [Read more...] about Not so much a parenting tip as a quandary in search of a tip.
I confess that I wasn't planning to join in with the Friday Club this week. I'm not much of a one for baking. I'm just not good at it. I follow instructions carefully, and at the end, get back something that looks nothing like the picture in the recipe book - it's depressing. However, Big came … [Read more...] about Cake, cookies, Guides and fundraising.