When Did I Get This Old?

Morning Peeps! 👋 I was having a lovely chat with the teenager this morning when I realised that these 'normal' conversations mean I'm really old! (Okay, I'm not because I was young when I had her, but I feel very old!) Our daily conversation involves her college application/university choices, course she'll be doing this time [...]

Beginning of the End

`Hello Peeps! So today is my baby girl's first day of her last year of school before college!! (Yes she is my baby, despite being 5'8" and almost legally an adult!) I'm proud and emotional and excited for her (and for us because we haven't done this before either!) and a teeny bit nervous. I'm [...]

Back To School (Universal)

Hey Peeps! Thought I'd share my list of back to school essentials for any age group, whether you've got a kid starting school or are in Adult/Higher Education...or anywhere in between, these will work: Pencils. Let's start with the obvious: Mechanical or not, get several and buy either ones with eraser tops or buy separate [...]

Back to School stuff

Hi-de-hi peeps. Are you bank holiday sale shopping? Now is a great time to pick up some bargains for back to school. Generic clothes and such are on sale, particularly in the supermarkets. Even our little sainsbury's has some vests, pinafore dresses and undies available. They also have a load of stationery and drinks bottles [...]

College/Uni Planning

Howdy Peeps! Are you or someone you know off to further education after the summer? I'm sure you've heard me rave about Cheap Crafty Girl before (if not, you will) as I love her YouTube videos. I found her originally because she does amazing planner spreads, but she also does haul videos. Well her daughter [...]

Easy Summer Crafts for Everyone

Howdy Peeps! Apparently it's summer... (Not that you can tell outside) so for toddler group I was looking for some summer inspiration. I found the website Happiness is Homemade and found some cute crafts, including little plastic cup pineapples. You can paint the outside of cups yellow but I actually found some yellow ones in [...]