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  • Spring days & new dresses

    Jumping into Spring

      Wahoo, first day of spring! And we’ve woken up to rain boo. Good for the garden I suppose. We did get out yesterday and the girls had a lot of fun in our…

    20th March 2017
  • fathers day fun

    Father’s Day Fun

    Follow my blog with Bloglovin As I had spent Friday afternoon / evening and all day Saturday at Blogtacular, I was delighted that Andy favoured a quiet Father’s Day yesterday. After his obligatory lie…

    20th June 2016
  • Memories

    Winter Garden Play {Living Arrows 2/52}

    We headed out to a local park to enjoy the bright day but within about 2 minutes, Imogen had fallen into a puddle, covering herself in mud (even her face) so we turned back…

    11th January 2016
  • Memories

    Snail watching

    Last Friday, when a whole month’s worth of rain fell in one day (or so it felt), the girls and I spent a good 20 minutes watching a snail slithering along the patio outside.…

    30th July 2015
  • A Creative Life

    Our Sunflower and Tomato Seeds

    A couple of weeks ago we planted some sunflower and tomato seeds to grow on the windowsill. Seren loved to help, which is why some of the pots have slightly more than the 3…

    5th May 2015
  • Lifestyle

    The garden in November

    Up to this week we’ve had a lot of bonus time in the garden this autumn what with all the lovely, mild weather we’ve had. Some of our summer plants are still going strong…

    13th November 2014
  • Adventures Lifestyle Memories

    Our Autumn List

    Hey there autumn! Last year I was in an early pregnancy haze so we all missed out on enjoying it. It’s time to put away the sunscreen and the sunhats and dig out our woollies.…

    24th September 2014
  • Lifestyle

    The garden in July

    After the almost daily excitement of new growth in April to June, things have very much settled down in July with a few things dying off too. The roses and geraniums have been deadheaded…

    31st July 2014
  • Lifestyle

    The garden in June

    We’ve been lucky to spend quite a lot of June in the garden! Playing with the usual toys, drawing with pavement chalks, chasing bubbles, having real and pretend picnics and sliding into the paddling…

    26th June 2014
  • Adventures

    Early summer at Myddelton House Gardens

    We had our first family-of-four outing last Friday. Just a local trip to Myddelton House Gardens as we wanted to a) not go very far; b) have minimal financial outlay, as we didn’t know…

    9th June 2014
  • Lifestyle

    The garden in May

    Lots of sofa time snuggling my newborn means I’m watching a lot more TV than usual and last week MrS and I were glued to the BBC coverage of the Chelsea Garden Show. How…

    30th May 2014
  • Adventures Lifestyle Memories

    Capel Manor Gardens

    Early last month, we headed up to Capel Manor Gardens for an afternoon out. It was that bleak period after new year but before the world has truly got back into the swing of…

    11th February 2014
  • Adventures Lifestyle Memories

    June in Photos

    A lovely month: sunny, lots of birthdays, Father’s Day and quite a bit of “me time” too … left to right, top to bottom:  * Cocktails at Wahaca, lunch with friends and no children…

    5th July 2013
  • Adventures Lifestyle Memories


    Here is a round up of our May, mostly using Instagram photos. It’s fabulous to see so many of our photos were taken outside in the sunshine hurrah! Out & About: clockwise from top…

    3rd June 2013