I think I’m ready to go back to work…or at least do some kind of work. I never planned to be a SAHM, it’s just kind of how it went, and I’ve done it for 2 ½ years now. I think I’ve had enough. I’m a bit bored. I’m not really a Mumsy-Mum. I miss […]Read More What About ME?
Now, I don’t follow many blogs (I don’t have that level of commitment in me, please don’t take it personally), but the couple I do, also seem to have been on a prolonged blogging vacation this summer. This summer has disappeared. We had wonderful family time in Turkey, which zapped the first two weeks of […]Read More House Work
We have gone from the income of two full time workers, to one. I can’t quite say it’s been split in half because I earnt a bit less than my husband, but it’s still significant. Any house with two full-time working parents will tell you that it is a balancing act unknown even to the […]Read More Living on a Budget: Less Money & Happier
Now, I have made rather a large hullabaloo (love that word) about giving up work, doing an Access course and returning to university in September, in order to achieve the lifestyle that I want for myself and my family. Hmmm. But what happens when your lovely turn of the century house becomes riddled with dry-bloody-rot? (Incidentally, I’ve now […]Read More When Life (in this case, mushrooms) gets in the way of Plans
I’m fairly certain that we all get irked by particular things when it comes to social media. These are the ones that gripe me the most… The Flawless Y’know the person. The one who has it all. The one who is always smiling and posting enviable status’, talking about this holiday, or that amazing gesture, […]Read More The Flawless, The Moaners, The Over-Sharers
I LOVE my garden, I mean really love it. It is where I zone out and really relax. I seem to be a bit of an anomaly for my age group on this one; I only get to talk gardening when the grannies are on the school run. I am not embarrassed about my horticultural […]Read More Garden Love