Oh My Blog – March Edition

Oh My Blog – March Edition

              Oh My Blog is a monthly interview series, where fellow bloggers come together to answer a series of questions on a specific theme. This is a chance to get acquainted with a whole range of bloggers, some of whom you may not have heard of before, and learn a little more about them! This month, the theme is Mums (because it’s Mother’s Day soon!) and we’re hosting Kelly-Anne from Mimi Rose & Me!   Introduce us to your mum. What’s her name? What…

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Goodbye July, Hello August

Goodbye July, Hello August

      Goodbye July, I have to say you were an emotional one. My daughter, had her last School Summer Fair, last sports day, as a Primary School Student, had her leavers assembly which was so emotional, watching her whole class perform together in their class assembly for the very last time, seeing how much they had grown from their first one in Reception. Then they had their leavers party, they had a fantastic evening all dressed up and the girls all looking beautiful in their dresses and sparkly…

Easy Flapjacks

Easy Flapjacks

On a rainy Sunday afternoon, why not spend a bit of time in the kitchen to make something yummy to have with that cuppa, and to keep the kids entertained for a little while. These are so quick and easy to make. 250g Porridge Oats 125g Butter 125g Brown Sugar 2-3 tbsps Golden Syrup Pre heat the oven to 180 and lightly grease a baking tray, or you can cheat like me and use a silicone sheet. Put all the ingredients into a bowl and mix thoroughly, spread onto the…

How many hats?

How many hats?

Am just sitting down after a very busy day, and was thinking how many jobs us mums do on a daily/weekly basis, plus all the extra little things we do. Off the top of my head here are a few I do without thinking about Cook I prepare breakfast, lunch and dinners every day, plus make bread, cakes, biscuits etc as extras to the daily food preparation Cleaner Clean the house, there is always hoovering, mopping, dusting, kitchen to clean, bathroom to clean Housekeeper Have grouped, the food shopping, washing,…

My Week

My Week

This week has been a lot calmer than last week, thankfully.  It has been emotional though, as I watched my daughter say goodbye to her friends and school who she has been with for the past 7 years, when she started as a little 4 year old. I have watched her grow up from a cheeky little blonde haired, blue eyed little girl, into a beautiful and caring pre-teen with an amazing personality. She broke up on Tuesday lunchtime, and immediately had made plans to go out with her friends,…

What is your worst job?

What is your worst job?

As I sat here this morning, thinking of all the jobs I have to do today, it got me thinking. We all know housework, is boring but it needs doing and we just get on with it, but what is your worst jobs around the house.  Here are a few of mine Shopping Every week, I go to the supermarket with my list (in my head) of what I need to buy, and how many meals I need to buy for.  I just wish it was that simple, you then…

Motherhood

Motherhood

Motherhood, from the minute you find out you are pregnant, you start to worry about your unborn baby. As your bump gets bigger and bigger until, if like me you are the size of a blue whale, you worry about every twinge, movements etc, the list goes on.  You go for scans and check ups, and you worry. Then the panic sets in, that soon you will give birth to this baby growing inside you.   You then have the worry of hearing your baby cry for the first time,…