Organising the Utility Room

February 19, 2021

This post contains affiliate links to products. Last month I wrote a post all about my goals for the coming year. Goal One was to move house – and I’m very happy to say that we moved at the very end of January. Phew! Goal Two was ‘get organised’ – and think this is probably my main goal for this year. To get our new…

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Goals for 2021

January 1, 2021

Hello! If you’ve been around for a while, then you might remember that I made 19 Goals for 2019, this time two years ago. I really enjoyed having something to focus my mind and although I didn’t achieve all of my goals entirely, I’m sure that I achieved more than I would have, had I not made myself accountable here. In perhaps a foreshadowing of…

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Ten of the Best Stylish Halloween Decorations {AD}

October 12, 2020

This post contains affiliate links, so if you click on any of the products and buy, I will earn a small amount of affiliate income. Thank you for your support. I haven’t written much about it yet on the blog, but we are hopefully moving house before the end of the year. I am very excited to have all of the home decor, so I’ve…

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Norfolk Blueberry Picking in Covid Times

July 26, 2020

Yesterday we went blueberry picking at Fairgreen Farms, near King’s Lynn, Norfolk. We visited Fairgreen Farms for some pick your own blueberry fun last year, so we were familiar with the set up. Being outside, we thought it would be a reasonably safe post-lockdown activity to do as a family. I’ve been really anxious throughout this pandemic and haven’t been inside a shop since early…

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Dear M, Now You Are Four

May 23, 2020

I think I’ve probably started every birthday letter to you in a similar way, but I cannot believe that you are four! You are becoming more and more grown up every day. I’m so pleased that I have written these letters to you each year, to record how you have grown into the wonderful person that you are. A year ago, I couldn’t have begun…

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Superworm EYFS Activity Afternoon

May 9, 2020

Earlier this week I had an email from Scholastic sharing some of the FREE Julia Donaldson-related resources they’ve produced for 3-5 and 5-7 year olds. So we thought we’d try out the Superworm EYFS activity. I have two girls, B, aged just-turned-two and M, very-nearly-four. We made our own Superworms which turned into belts, then dug for ‘treasure’ in the soil in our back garden,…

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Shop Eco #StandWithSmall with Etsy {AD}

April 14, 2020

This post contains affiliate links so I will receive a small payment if you shop via one of them – but it won’t cost you any extra. During lockdown I’ve been unsure as to how I should behave as a consumer. On the one hand, I want delivery drivers to be out and about as little as possible, but on the other hand, small businesses…

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Hi, I’m Jules. I’m a 30-something teacher, currently at home being mum to M, three, and two year old B.

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