Making face painting easy with Little Brian face paint sticks

  *This is a review post, we were kindly sent some face paints to try. All opinions are our own* My kids have always loved having their faces painted, and it’s fun to take them to fairs, events and parties where they can have their faces painted to look amazing. Over the years, I have […]

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Spotty’s Sunday (16th June 2019)

Welcome to Spotty’s Sunday. This is the  gecko corner of our blog, shared by Matthew with a little help from his mum. Spotty is our leopard gecko who has come to live with us. He is currently almost 14 weeks old. This week, my mum let me go shopping to get some things to make […]

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What makes a Dad?

So anyone can be a father. It’s a quick biological act, that results in a baby. That bit, is usually easy. You don’t have to be blood related to someone to be a Dad, either. But makes a Dad? For me, a Dad is the person who loves, and encourages you, who doesn’t judge your life choices, […]

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Our week in Photos 9/06/19 – 15/06/19 – normal is good.

Welcome to Our Week in Photos. Our way of sharing our week and what we get up to with our family abroad and grandparents who like to keep up with our life and antics. This week we have been enjoying normal. Normal is good. The husband is working his way back to getting into a […]

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How to survive when your kid has exams…

It’s that time of year, almost the end of the academic year, for many, and for us, it’s a new challenge. The tween is facing her first proper set of school exams. She is coming to the end of year 7 and over the next two weeks has 10 exams in various subjects. The exams […]

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Spotty’s Sunday (9th June 2019)

Welcome to Spotty’s Sunday. This is the  gecko corner of our blog, shared by Matthew with a little help from his mum. Spotty is our leopard gecko who has come to live with us. He is currently almost 13 weeks old. Spotty loves to eat. I think it is his favourite thing to do. He […]

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Our week in photos 01/06/19 – 08/06/19 Short and sweet

Welcome to Our Week in Photos. Our way of sharing our week and what we get up to with our family abroad and grandparents who like to keep up with our life and antics.  I haven’t taken many photos this week, mainly because we have been very busy and sometimes life just doesn’t need a […]

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Will he let you? How will he cope?

I am going away in 3 weeks time. Leaving my crew for 2 nights and 2 days. It’s my birthday in three weeks time, and instead of gifts, I asked if I could have some time off. I tend to prefer minimum fuss for my birthday, and this year I asked if it would be […]

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Normal service is resuming.

It’s been a rollercoaster of six weeks. Normal service is resuming. He’s going back to work tomorrow. Slowly, he’s easing himself back into normal routine. 6 weeks ago, they told me he “we think is having a heart attack”. Then, much to our relief, it wasn’t that. But it still was over a week in […]

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