A cosy Sunday passes and it’s been great.

Hello, Today has been great. I can’t say that we have done anything particularly exciting, but I am going to insist that it has still been great. In a sea of monotony where the girls have been relentlessly fighting, this day has felt like a ray of sunlight…

Bites, bumps and booboos…..it’s been a bad week.

Hello, I sit here writing this with a moderately tender bottom shall we say. Don’t panic all will be revealed in due course….the story not my bottom! In the space of a week there have been sleepless nights, ear infections, a bite to the bottom, and…

From Lawrence of Arabia to the Discworld….my recently read reviews!

Hello, Pre little piggies, I was an avid reader. It didn’t matter what it was, I would read it. Fiction, non-fiction, biographies, autobiographies, you name it. If it interests me I’ll read it. I do have one rule though, once you begin a book you…

Do you consider yourself a good recycler?

Hello, Now before I begin let me explain. In no way is this intended to come across as myself preaching from up on that rather high horse. But more to show how staggered I have been by the recent facts and figures I have learnt. Recently there has been a…

Meal planning is my success to budgeting.

Hello, If you’re anything like our family, then budgeting is tough. It seems that no matter what you do, you often seem to be low on money come the end of the month. In fact if I’m honest towards the end of some months, we have…

Piggy Blankets UK has reopened after Christmas.

Hello, Piggy Blankets UK has reopened on Etsy after being in holiday mode over the Christmas period. The wheels for this years crochet plans are already in motion. I purchased myself a rather sophisticated notebook……… You’re jealous already, I can feel it! And I have…

Tired of missing jigsaw puzzle pieces? Me too!

Hello, If you’re reading this and you have darling little ones in your life, then it is quite possible that you will have experienced this frustration for yourself……missing puzzle pieces! ‘P’, my eldest little pig loves puzzles and I am truly glad that…

Can’t beat soup on a winter’s day!

Hello, We love Dahl in my house, it is such a versatile dish. A soup where you can really raid the store cupboard. The best thing, is that not only is it a yummy and comforting dish it is also packed full of veggie goodness. Plus it makes a filling…

My honest thoughts on selling at Christmas Fairs.

Hello, Last year was my first as a sole trader, and I had no idea what to expect. I had a mixed experience at the craft fairs that I attended. In theory these craft fairs were test runs to see how it went and what would if anything sell. In…

December Days Gone By……

Hello, It’s finally here. 2018. Already it seems the New Year is in full motion. So much of the year is already mapped out, it is almost slightly worrying that we are only 3 days into January and the year is fully booked. But I think that worry…