Jedburgh is a town in the Scottish borders. There is an endless amount to do there! I only scratched the surface but hope to go back to do some more of the sights. Lordy knows I can never pass up visiting a castle!! I drove past the Jedburgh castle which looked quite fab: Just didn’t … More Family day out: Jedburgh, Scotland
I had never been to the far west of Scotland. It’s a couple hours away from where we currently live so we thought. Let’s go explore! Stranraer is where the ferry terminal is which goes to Northern Ireland. We picked the right day to go as it chucked down with rain all day at home. … More Family day out: Kennedy Castle (Ruins ) And Gardens – Stranraer, Scotland
We went to Alston to check out the south tynedale railway the other day. It cost us £25 for a family ticket. Was it great? Probably not.. but it was certainly nice and something different to do. The kids really enjoyed standing at the back of the train looking out with the wind blowing through their hair. … More Family day out: South Tynedale railway
First off apologies I haven’t written here in basically for ever. First trimester of pregnancy kicked my ass. I am now 17 weeks and feeling MUCH better! Still have a serious lack of time to come on here and write to my heart’s content… but at least I am feeling human again!!!! So let me … More May bank holiday weekend ft. Scarecrow festival
So this past Wednesday we where at ikea. We happened to walk past a face painter. My kids eyes widened and a smile slipped across there face. The question I knew was coming came next, “Mummy can we get our face painted?!” Que puppy dog eyes. Mum award of the year I said yes. I stood … More Story time at Ikea
So I haven’t told anyone this, not even my children. Lord knows kids can’t keep a secret to save their life’s! I AM PREGNANT!!!!!! I am completely over the moon! In mid October I started back on my Cabergoline medication which I take to help me fall pregnant due to some fertility issues. Late December … More Guys I have a really big secret!
I Thought I’d share with you what I am watching on TV at the moment! Peaky Blinders Love this show, think the cast do a fab job of acting it out. Especially “Thomas Shelby.” His Brummy accent is so spot on I would never have actually had guessed he’s Irish! I’m not up to date … More Current TV Favourites
I’d like to eventually be able to say I have visited all 48 counties England has. Not just drive through but spend some time, do at least one thing in each county. I don’t intend to do one mega trip crossing places off… My bank account simply won’t allow for that. So my idea is … More Durham – Visit all 48 English counties
If you are like me, your thinking what on earth is yellow tag shopping? Well… if you’re trying to budget or just cut back on your weekly food shop… Let me share this trick with you. Go shopping in the evening, or just before closing on a Sunday. Enter the supermarket with an open mind … More Yellow tag shopping.
My very first homeware haul and I thought I might as well make it a Christmas one at that! After all who doesn’t like some Christmas decor?! I picked up 2 identical nutcrackers for either side of our fireplace. I’m not sure if the picture does them justice but they are huge and were only … More Christmas haul.