I've had a word of the year for a few years now, I never normally put it on my blog as it's always just been something that's private to me but this year's word feels like it comes with a message that many people can relate to, so I thought i would share it.
I don't know about you but I always struggle with what to buy older boys for Christmas, so I've put together a Gift Guide with some ideas to help you find the perfect present for the 12/13 year old boys in your life.
I know it's the very beginning of November but Christmas will be here before I know it, so I'm trying to get organised. This year Christmas is going to be super busy for us because we have 25 people coming for Christmas dinner!!
I don’t normally write posts like this as I don’t feel I’m educated enough on politics, religion and society, but today I can’t keep my mouth shut or the thoughts out of my head, so I’m writing it all down.
The extension was watertight by the time the builders finished for the Christmas break and despite the lack of heating we were still able to use the area over the holidays. The space felt huge even though the back wall was still in place!
I love a McDonalds - especially a Sausage and Egg McMuffin with a cup of coffee for breakfast - so when the lovely people at MaccyDs invited me to visit their Rayleigh branch there was no way I was turning that opportunity down!
It’s my birthday today and I have reached the grand old age of 38. As my 40s creep ever closer I’ve been thinking about what I have done with my life so far and what I would like to achieve in the future.
We are living the real life version of Marley and Me. I'm not joking, Chester, our chocolate labrador puppy, is like a carbon copy of that damn dog, the only difference is that he's not scared of thunder!
When we started designing Harry's room we knew that it had to be able to do a few things, it had to provide good storage, give him a place to study and give him room for playing now and for chilling in once he's a bit older.