Heading home after dropping the kids off at school and nursery, there was an unusual traffic jam around the Red Cross charity shop parking. Curiosity got the better of me and I just "had to" go and check what the fuss was all about. Turns out it was their Christmas sale. The shop was packed both with people and with pre-loved Christmas decorations from glögg (mulled … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons to Shop at Charity or Goodwill Shop for Christmas
Charity in day to day life
Come and enjoy a family fun day at Beale Park on the 2nd of November. This will be a day to remember, a day about family and a day about love for those we have and those we have lost... but mostly about having fun, enjoying ourselves and creating lasting memories. Time is too short to waste. Book your tickets now ( 10 and under go FREE!) All proceeds go to … [Read more...] about What are you doing on the 2nd of November?
This post is dedicated to National Vegetarian Week and was inspired by Chris Mosler a fellow blogger, who shares the most delicious vegetarian dishes over on her blog, as well as inspiring parents into the gardening with kids. A couple of weeks ago, thanks to a Britmums meetup, I was taken into a fairyland right on my own doorstep, the Barefoot Books bookshop in Oxford. I … [Read more...] about Herb the Vegetarian Dragon
My dairy of the journey 4th of May The resolution was made last night: I will do it! I will loose 18kg, that's 2 UK stones or 28 lb in 11 weeks! See I'm 113kg ... don't even ask how I got here! It's awful! So I'm slightly grateful for the skydiving company for having the weight limit of 15 stones, which is 95kg give or take. This will ignite my resolution to start loosing … [Read more...] about Charity Challenge week 1: Slimming for Matilda Mae Skydive
Our bedtime routine starts at about 5 o'clock each evening. By this time I have given in and Angelina and Hugo are watching Cbeebies, I'm in the midst of finalising dinner. Then Max starts chasing me around and "shouting", more like cockatoo screeching, for me from the pouffe that blocks the passage between the playroom and the kitchen. My littlest wants a quick … [Read more...] about Our bedtime routine