This is for yesterday’s prompt, I left my square black yesterday and so this is my Day 2 of the June Photo Challenge.

These guys always make me #smile. They have the ability to make me feel so very angry and then laugh only 5 minutes later. I’m glad they don’t hold a grudge or stay angry for too long.

I remember this moment well, they were giggling about the dogs. The dogs wandered around them chewing on the grass and Snoopy (our blind dog) nearly head butted Isla.

I love the bond they have developed over the past few months, with each other and the pets too. I’m not saying they love all day long (they bicker) but it’s not as much as they used to and it’s definitely determined by the amount of sleep they get.

Anyone else struggling to get their kids asleep but 10pm? I think Noah came down, in protest, 8 times last night to say he couldn’t sleep.


This is for yesterday’s prompt,...

#blackouttuesday✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 #blackouttuesday

#blackouttuesday✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 #blackouttuesday

🌾 I adore this photo! Not sure what it is exactly: the colours, the wonky lines, the sun setting to the right or the children’s freedom. Or, all of it put together.

This was an ordinary moment captured on our dog walk, Sunday evening. It’s little moments like this, the accidental captures, that I love the most.

I had no idea at the time of taking it that I’d love it as much as I do. I can hear the #kiddies giggling and it makes me want to smile.

Well, it’s a late post. But I didn’t finish work until 10:30pm ish & I’ve been winding down.

I hope everyone had a lovely day.


🌾 I adore this photo!...

Happy June everyone and here are the photo prompts for #mummyphotoaday, June photo challenge.

I’ve included lots of generic words as during lockdown there is quite a variation of photos. I love seeing how each person takes on the photo prompts, some absolutely stunning photos.

Don’t forget to use the hashtag #mummyphotoaday so I can share the photos throughout the month, but so others can find you and like or comment. It really is such a lovely community.

So, what is everyone doing for June?

Happy June everyone and here...

My favourite pics from May #mummyphotoaday, the fun photo a day photo challenge. Thank you to everyone who has taken part, so many amazing photos to choose from.

The photo is tagged, but left to right:
📷 @mummuddlingthrough
📷 @socalshopgirl384
📷 @van_life_family_
📷 @ceeleah_and_the_small_humans
📷 @norfolk_kinsfolk
📷 @beautifully_defected
📷 @newmummyblog
📷 @typicalmummy

I’ve really loved seeing photos from everyone that joined in: @sahrazade @shareyourplaywithme @confessionsofacrummymummy @adventuresstartathome @anywaytostayathome @chaos_at_leitrim @_lisaslife_ @happinessisasunbeam @themummyeditorial

All you have to do to join in with this photo challenge is use the hashtag #mummyphotoaday. Take the keyword from the photo prompts and use that in your caption. We’ve got a lovely community that enjoy seeing each others posts.

Thank you to everyone who joined in. Looking forward to June!

My favourite pics from May...

We went out with a bang for May! We had a day of socially distancing with #family.

Today is Nanny’s birthday, so we watched her open her presents on the driveway, with a good few metres distance. It was horrible not to be able to celebrate the day with her as we always do. We know we will soon and hopefully they can come and spend time in the garden with us soon, due to the new rules.

The kiddies get super sad when we leave families. It’s not nice but I think they understand why we can’t see them properly. Albeit they do not like it!

To cheer us up we played diggers in the fields surrounding my Mums new barn renovation project. No worries about socially distancing over there it is literally fields and fields. The kids loved zooming up and down on the dumper. I think it’s called.

Then we knocked on Great Grandma’s door to blow her a kiss and let her see the kiddies for a few minutes. It’s just so hard.

But, it was so lovely to see family today. Even if from afar and for a short time. We haven’t seen them in the flesh for around a month and it felt so nice.

Here’s to June and another month of lockdown. We’ve still got this!


We went out with a...

Yeah for the #weekend!! It seems to be the only time where tensions aren’t high and there is a calm amongst us.

We have no grand plans, obviously, but we do tend to get the dogs walked first thing (as it’s too hot later on) and then we do some gardening.

Yesterday I spent an hour pulling all the weeds and long grasses from the front garden. It looks so much neater now but I still have a lot of work to do.

I love this photo of us of all, we do not have many as we never sit still long enough 🤪 This is our family lockdown portrait though and it’s a nice memory: sunny days, rainbows and quality time together at home.

Do you have any special memories throughout this lockdown?


Yeah for the #weekend!! It...

What a great #friyay it’s been! We spent the morning “washing” the food shopping, then went for a nice big walk around Godmanchester meadows. It was a beautiful walk and nice as there was a breeze which cooled us down.

Yes, I did say wash the shopping. Is anyone else doing this? I basically Zoflora all of the food shopping as I unpack it. The actual shopping process takes a lot longer and now I’ve added an extra 30 mins with the clean. We just want to be sure it’s not harbouring anything. Peace of mind if nothing else.

Then this afternoon we let the kids have movie time. They’ve been getting too hot in the garden. It is super hot in the garden, it seems to be a little sun trap. Which I’m not complaining about.

Daddy then took the kiddies to the park to play croquet and I had a snooze in the sun.

All in all it’s been a beautiful day and chilled. Probably one of my favourite Fridays.

What did you get up to?


What a great #friyay it’s...

7 Unique and romantic things to consider doing on your anniversary

There are so many unique and innovative things spouses can do when celebrating the most important milestone in their life — the wedding anniversary. Nonetheless, many life partners lack ideas for that special day. We’ve listed different activities here to give you a broad spectrum of ideas that match just about any circumstance and style.

  1. Transform your house into a delightful picnic spot. In event of a winter anniversary, enjoying a romantic meal in the open air is not a good idea either. Most people would rather stay at their home than go out on cold winter days. If you are one of those people, put a rug near candlelight or fireplace and unpack a picnic hamper you’ve previously loaded with foods. Bring two glasses of red wine as well. There is nothing better than a romantic winter feast in your own home.


  1. Take a romantic bath with your partner. For this purpose, make use of sensual bubble bath as well as body wash products with pleasant fragrances. A glass of wine or champagne while relaxing in a bathtub filled with warm water by candlelight will add to the pleasantness.


  1. Turn your bedroom into a do-it-yourself massage parlor. A bedroom is considered a perfect place to turn on soothing meditation music, dim the lights, light scented candles, and enjoy a relaxing massage to the fullest. You will also need a luxurious massage oil for this at-home spa treatment. That will be an unforgettable anniversary gift to your spouse.


  1. Flowers. Maybe it sounds a bit trivial, but flowers are the ideal romantic gift. Consider buying a bouquet of beautiful flowers for your wife and attach a note to express how much you love her. You may also hide a couple of cherry blossoms in your backyard for your spouse to discover. Be sure to attach a love letter to each blossom. For an absolutely romantic feel, arrange the rose petals in either a scatter or heart pattern over the table and on your bed.


  1. Surprise your spouse with a private romantic dinner. Cook your spouse’s favorite meal or prepare a special dinner to savor gourmet delight together in the comfort of your home. Alternatively, you can visit a luxury restaurant and surprise your loved one with a private romantic dinner.


  1. Enjoy a sunset together. That would be an ideal end of a romantic anniversary day. To take this to the next level, go to a place that’s special for your relationship. That will amplify your emotions and positive feelings


  1. Plan a romantic weekend getaway. There are a lot of options for exotic anniversary trips. These journeys can break the bank though. Don’t worry if you are on a budget. No need to travel far from your home and spend a fortune. You can reserve a B&B room in your city or book one night in a local hotel instead of taking a pricey exotic trip. Send a special invitation to your spouse. He or she will surely be amazed when meeting you there.

Hopefully, you have enjoyed this short anniversary “tour.” Consider doing these unique and romantic things on your wedding anniversary and make the most of the celebration. We’d also like to hear other anniversary celebration ideas from you. Happy anniversary!



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