Netflix and us

Netflix has changed the way we watch TV in this house.  I recently gave Ben (age 7) the choice of keeping the TiVo box so he can rewind and pause the freeview channels, or keeping the Netflix subscription as they are the same cost per month.  He quickly chose Netflix....

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My 2014 … #happiness #40 #friends

It has been an amazing year, full of so much (often inappropriate) laughter. I feel so blessed to be surrounded by amazing people, who motivate me, remind me I am awesome and love me for exactly who I am.  Going through all these photos is the perfect reminder of how...

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A year of Nail Art 2014

This year I think I spent probably a total of 10 days without my nails painted.  I taught myself to do leopard print and adopted the glitter accent nail as my own. Below is a how to for the leopard print - it is actually really quick and easy, and probably the first...

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A very happy Lego boy…

He is obsessed. And I have to say as toys go, I fully support the Lego obsession Ben has.  His bedroom is a bit ridiculous, once a week I/we clear the floor, but then within 2 days it is back to more Lego than carpet. But he loves it, every morning he gets up and he...

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Are you a 90’s indie kid?

I use the TuneIn radio app on my iPhone as I don't own a stand alone digital radio, and have various docks around the house. A few weeks ago I accidentally discovered a new internet radio station using the browse function. The Music Machine 2 has been an amazing find....

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Right here | Right now

I came to the conclusion a few weeks ago that every week I had a choice of what I could focus on, that it wasn't possible to do them all well at once for a whole week. The 3 parts my life breaks down to are *Ben and the house (homework, reading, playing, standing on...

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Lego Rainbow Cake

Here is where I shatter the illusion I am a master baker.  The cake itself for this comes from the wonderful Betty Crocker out of a box cake mix.  And the icing is out of her tubs.  But once you can get past that major cheat I did do the rest! The instructions for the...

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My Highlight of 2013

For the last couple of years, Ben and I have been lucky enough to spend a week in Aldeburgh, Suffolk each summer. Our trip in August 2013 made many new memories for us both, and had a few firsts.  the child that was phobic of walking ont he sand at all 2 years ago (I...

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