Colette

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Learning to ride a bike – Day 1

Learning to ride a bike – Day 1

Ben has been wanting to take his stabilisers off his bike for a little while.  After seeing how quick and able he was on … View Post
Silent Sunday – 25.08.13

Silent Sunday – 25.08.13

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“Never put your finger up your nose!”

“Never put your finger up your nose!”

So last night Ben and Chloe went to bed as usual.  Because they share a room we still use the baby monitor so that … View Post
The world through the eyes of a 4 year old!

The world through the eyes of a 4 year old!

So today we received our camera to take part in the Travel Supermarket – Kids Capture the Colour Competition – I hadn’t told Ben about … View Post
bakerdays Wheat & Gluten Free Cakes – Review

bakerdays Wheat & Gluten Free Cakes – Review

My sister has recently adopted a wheat and gluten free diet – wow I never realised how restrictive it is!  Once you start looking for … View Post
Introducing BabyBeau

Introducing BabyBeau

I’m reaching the stage in my pregnancy where perhaps I should be starting to get organised . . . I’ve got mental lists of the … View Post
Seeing Beak on the “hospital’s tv”

Seeing Beak on the “hospital’s tv”

Today, at 28+1, I took Ben with me to a growth scan.  We had taken him to Chloe’s 12 week scan but he was … View Post
There’s a House Inside My Mummy by Giles Andreae – Review

There’s a House Inside My Mummy by Giles Andreae – Review

I bought There’s a House Inside My Mummy to share with Ben when I was expecting Chloe after it had been recommended to … View Post
Apparently following the instructions is the key to a long life!

Apparently following the instructions is the key to a long life!

Ben: Mum I love you, I want to keep you till you die Me: I love you too, that’s nice to know. Ben: … View Post
Orchard Toys – Ladybirds – Review

Orchard Toys – Ladybirds – Review

Father Christmas brought Ben his first Orchard Toys game last year: The Game of Ladybirds.  The game is suitable for ages 3-7 (though … View Post
It’s a Tiffany Rose kinda day – Review

It’s a Tiffany Rose kinda day – Review

I bought my first Tiffany Rose dress in 2009 when I was pregnant with Ben. I was looking for a dress for a friend’s … View Post
Silent Sunday – 18.08.13

Silent Sunday – 18.08.13

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To fluff or not to fluff . . . this is most definitely the question!

To fluff or not to fluff . . . this is most definitely the question!

So as you know Beak is due in just over 12 weeks and the dilemma which has been plaguing me over recent months is “To … View Post
WeVeel Twistios – Review

WeVeel Twistios – Review

Ben and Chloe were given two boxes of WeVeel Twistios for their birthday (“Animals of the World” and “Dinomonsters”). I had never seen them … View Post
A visit from the Happy Badger

A visit from the Happy Badger

After reading about Kate’s visit from the Happy Badger I was inspired to put in my own request for a visit from this … View Post
Mummy went to Bettys!

Mummy went to Bettys!

I went to Bettys in Harrogate yesterday for afternoon tea with Mum & Nic for “Grandma Day”. Of course it wouldn’t be fair … View Post
Silent Sunday – 11.08.13

Silent Sunday – 11.08.13

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Footerflies!

Footerflies!

I don’t know about you but I enjoy having a good old browse of Pinterest and pinning lots of lovely ideas onto my&… View Post
A growth spurt?

A growth spurt?

 You know when you look at something one of your kids is wearing and think “I’m sure it wasn’t that short … View Post
A sleepover!

A sleepover!

Tonight Ben is having his first proper sleepover at his best mate’s house! It has worked out really well as I was babysitting … View Post