Happy Days #12 Back on Track

After my revelation last week that I had 2 week 6 happy lists I have decided to skip week 11 so that we are now back on track with week 12!  Yes I am that anal!  Going straight into it this week, here are some of my happy highlights: – …

Kitchen Play

Kitchen Play The Robot just loves to bang and make noise.  He is also at an age where sitting in the high chair and dutifully watching me cook isn’t working.  So to counteract this we have decided to try play in the kitchen.  I’ve pulled out all the pots and …

Yewbarrow Woods, Bluebells and Owls

This is my second installment of our weekend away camping, read part one here.  The next day and after we had packed up we set off on the road at 11am.  No quick starts when there is no rush to leave!   Within 2 minutes of driving off, I shouted at …

A Brand New Day Week Seven

Welcome to A Brand New Day!  A New Linky to fill you with aspiration when you feel like you may be struggling alone. Everyone needs an opportunity to start again.  Draw a line under yesterdays bad day and start again with #ABrandNewDay.  As parents I feel we sometimes set ourselves …

Weekend Away Part 1 : Camping

The night-time temperature is finally at one that we’re happy to take the Robot on his first camping trip.  We’d considered taking him a month ago but temperatures were forecasted around zero degrees. We waited patiently and here we are… The Robots first camping trip We decided to go car …

Chicken Korma

Chicken Korma Having to make a meal beginning with the letter K this week was a struggle.  I had kebabs in mind but to be honest they never really fill me with excitement when it comes to meal planning.  Then I remembered my first ever curry, a Chicken Korma.  Oh …

5×50 Challenge Week Six

5×50 is a challenge where you have to walk, run or cycle 5k a day for 50 days.  It started on Sunday 27th April. The philosophy behind 5×50 is that exercise should become a habit not a chore.   I failed to get my week 5 update written last week so …

Happy Days #10 – A Double 10

I quite liked last weeks Happy Splurge, it felt better than a chronological list.  So doing what makes me happy, here is a mixture of things that made me happy this last week: – The Robot turned 10 months old.  I still really can’t believe that it’s going this fast. …

Jelly Play

I’ve been putting this one off, I know it’ll be fun for the Robot but I just haven’t plucked up the courage. The Jelly has been in the fridge for two days and today is my usual play deadline, it’s time to get going!

I Just Got My p45

The post man just knocked on the door. A parcel for me? How exciting, I’d ordered it so I knew exactly what was in it! Ooo, a letter, for me equally exciting! I discarded the parcel and set to opening the letter. It took me a moment to realise what it was, my p45. Ooh.

Family Fun Linky

This week I am co-hosting on one of my favourite linkys #FamilyFun.  When I saw that Catie from diaryofanimperfectmum was shouting out for people to help her co-host I jumped at the opportunity.  There is always such an eclectic mix of posts that get linked up and it’s never boring.  …

A Brand New Day Week Six

Welcome to A Brand New Day!  A New Linky to fill you with aspiration when you feel like you may be struggling alone. Everyone needs an opportunity to start again.  Draw a line under yesterdays bad day and start again with #ABrandNewDay.  As parents I feel we sometimes set ourselves …

Introducing Club Hub UK

My little Robot is 10 months old now and it’s safe to say that I am thoroughly in the swing of things.  Day in day out, we have a routine, we know where we have to be and when.  We’re like a little team! There was a time however where …