I’m so happy with how our #garden is transforming. We’ve created a huge space for playing, chilling, eating and basking.

If you swipe through the photos this is what our garden looked like when we moved in last January. We’ve been working hard to make it our own.

To be fair Hubby has done most of the hard work: getting rid of the pond and 5ft high rockery. Using the rocks to make the fire pit area. The decking. And then the patio.

It looks so different. And this photo isn’t the end, we still have some work to do over the next month but I thought it was a good milestone.

We now have somewhere to be as a family. And our sofa is perfect for socially distancing 😂 we can sit 3.5 metres away from eachother.

I am still gobsmacked when I look at it is today and what it was when we moved in. It looks just as I drew it a year ago.

#mummyphotoaday

I’m so happy with how...

I took this photo the other evening; the kiddies wanted to wait for a train to go past and so we sat and waited.

Whilst I checked the train times, they sat there talking and giggling. I captured this moment. It was so lovely. Look how #sweet her body language is. His too.

I love watching them when they have their talks. Every morning when we walk the dogs they walk ahead, or behind, doing the same thing. They chatter about lots of random topics or plan out the Minecraft house they are going to build next.

It’s been a long day and when I see photos like this, of the better days, it reminds me why I need to keep going and getting through the tough times.

My babies. 💛💙 #mummyphotoaday

I took this photo the...

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.

#mummyphotoaday

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.

#mummyphotoaday

🌾 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
📷 @otisandus.blog
📷 @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 @beatrix.hendrix.and.me @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!

#mummyphotoaday

We went out with a...

Win a Smart Ass mini games bundle with University Games

University Games are giving one of my lucky readers the chance to win a Smart Ass mini games bundle worth £24. Perfect at this time of year for a birthday gift. These mini games are also perfect gift ideas for Christmas, secret Santa and stocking fillers. Or, if you just love family time playing board games when it’s cold and wet outside. I love cosy weekends together with the family.

What is Smart Ass?

We’ve teamed up with University Games to give you the chance to win a ‘Smart Ass Mini Games’ bundle! Great for travelling with the kids by car, train or plane! Also with no board included in these games, it is the perfect size to fit in your bag or rucksack! Who’s the Smart Ass among your friends and family? It’s such a fun game that encourages you to shout out even if it’s not your turn. The children love it! You can read more about the game on the Amazon website.

You will win a bundle of these mini games from University Games up to the value of £24. I have been advised that what you will receive will be a nice surprise at the time of the competition close.

How do I enter?

To enter simply fill out the competition form below, it’s really easy with options to unlock ways to earn extra chances to win. Please note University Games will be sending out a bundle of mini games to the winner, they cannot verify what games you will receive, it will be a nice surprise.

Smart Ass mini game bundle

Competition closes at midnight on Friday 11th October 2019. Good luck.

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89 Comments
  • Anthony G.
    September 27, 2019

    Pointless would be my absolute fave. 5 Second Rule sounds fun too!

  • Tracy Nixon
    September 27, 2019

    Yeti in my spagetti

  • Linda Ford
    September 27, 2019

    Staccups! Great fun and quite competitive

  • Alice Dixon
    September 27, 2019

    We like 5 second rule junior

  • Elzbieta Znyk
    September 27, 2019

    We love BUNNY JUMP game.

  • Margaret Clarkson
    September 27, 2019

    Staccups

  • Kim Neville
    September 27, 2019

    We like 5 second rule 🙂

  • Dean T
    September 27, 2019

    ” Yeti in my spagetti ” loce these type of games so do the kids

  • TRACY JAMES
    September 27, 2019

    5 second rule sounds like fun.i think the whole family would enjoy playing

  • Heather Haigh
    September 27, 2019

    switcheroo

  • Jo Hutchings
    September 27, 2019

    5 Second Rule is lots of fun for the whole family.

  • Anthony Harrington
    September 27, 2019

    We are enjoying Paddington’s Sightseeing Board Game at the moment

  • Sally Collingwood
    September 27, 2019

    5 second rule looks like fun!

  • Solange
    September 27, 2019

    Staccups

  • Michaela Turner
    September 28, 2019

    Googly eyes

  • Emma England
    September 28, 2019

    5 second rule looks really good

  • Susan Smith
    September 28, 2019

    At the moment Bunny Jump is the in game

  • holly harmsworth
    September 28, 2019

    My favourite is googley eyes so much fun

  • Jo Glasspool
    September 28, 2019

    Smart Ass looks like great fun.

  • Jade Hewlett
    September 29, 2019

    We like 5 Second Rule

  • Lorna Ledger
    September 29, 2019

    5 Second rule

  • Michelle Smith
    September 29, 2019

    5 second rule

  • Emma Morgan
    September 30, 2019

    We love the five second rule in our house

  • john prendergast
    September 30, 2019

    Smart Ass Mini Game

    • Sam Cornford
      October 11, 2019

      Yeti in my Spaghetti

  • Jessica Powell
    September 30, 2019

    Yeti In My Spaghetti sounds like really great fun!

  • Sammie Richardson
    October 1, 2019

    Pointless

  • Irene Gilmour
    October 1, 2019

    GOOGLY EYES

  • Amanda Baggott
    October 2, 2019

    5 Second Rule

  • Laura Banks
    October 2, 2019

    we love pointless

  • Clare B
    October 3, 2019

    The Pointless mini game would go down a storm in this house. We are Pointless addicts!

  • F Chowdhury
    October 3, 2019

    Yeti in my spagetti

  • Stuart Hargreaves
    October 3, 2019

    Yeti in my Spaghetti

  • Katie B
    October 3, 2019

    Smart Ass! We played it at a friend’s house would love a copy of our own!

  • Corinne Henson
    October 3, 2019

    we have five second rule and we love it

  • CAROLYN HEYWORTH
    October 3, 2019

    Staccups is a favourite

  • Iris
    October 3, 2019

    Staccups looks great fun

  • Jo W
    October 4, 2019

    Googly eyes

  • Lorraine Williams
    October 4, 2019

    Switcheroo

  • Christine Lockley
    October 4, 2019

    Yeti in my Spaghetti

  • Rich Tyler
    October 4, 2019

    Googly Eyes

  • Fiona Martin
    October 5, 2019

    We love 5 second rule as all ages can join in and we always have lots of family giggles!

  • Rowena Wood
    October 5, 2019

    I love Pointless

  • cheryl hadfield
    October 5, 2019

    5 second rule

  • LESLEY BRADLEY
    October 5, 2019

    Pointless

  • astrid c
    October 6, 2019

    5 second rule

  • Karen Barrett
    October 6, 2019

    5 second rule

  • Helen Tovell
    October 6, 2019

    We like the sound of the 5 SECOND RULE

  • Patricia Avery
    October 6, 2019

    I haven’t played any yet but my grandchildren love Googly Eyes

  • yvonne pettit
    October 7, 2019

    5 Second Rule

  • Gaynor Vincent
    October 7, 2019

    We absolutely love googly eyes- we do giggle

  • Emily Hutchinson
    October 7, 2019

    Your worst nightmare

  • Sian Buckingham
    October 8, 2019

    We love Pointless!

  • Debbie Burfoot
    October 8, 2019

    we love 5 second rule

  • Susan Willshee
    October 8, 2019

    5 second rule is a good one because it doesn’t depend on motor skills to react quickly so the whole family is on equal terms.

  • katrina walsh
    October 8, 2019

    Its all about yeti in my spaghetti in our house

  • Holly Walker
    October 9, 2019

    5 second rules

  • tina Glover
    October 9, 2019

    5 Second rule is fab . We play it all the time and the whole family loves it!

  • claire w
    October 9, 2019

    We love playing googley eyes together so much fun!

  • Katie m
    October 9, 2019

    5 second rule is our favourite

  • Andrea Upton
    October 9, 2019

    5 second rule is great

  • Justine Meyer
    October 9, 2019

    We love Googly eyes

  • Danielle Spencer
    October 10, 2019

    Bunny Jump

  • Lydia Graham
    October 10, 2019

    I haven’t played it but I like he look of Pointless

  • Michelle Ferguson
    October 10, 2019

    5 second rule

  • Rachel Craig
    October 10, 2019

    Paddington’s Sightseeing Game looks and sounds great.

  • lorraine kirk
    October 10, 2019

    Pointless

  • Jackie Howell
    October 10, 2019

    SMART ASS

  • Deborah Bird
    October 11, 2019

    5 second rule is my fave 🙂

  • Scott Fallon
    October 11, 2019

    Pointless Mini Game

  • Linda Turner
    October 11, 2019

    5 second rule is my favourite, played it last Christmas with the family and had great fun

  • Lorna Cox
    October 11, 2019

    5 second rule

  • paula cheadle
    October 11, 2019

    We has adults love playing Pointless, with the kids we love playing switcharoo

  • Denise Walton
    October 11, 2019

    5 second rule looks fun

  • Pippa Ainsworth
    October 11, 2019

    We love Googly Eyes in our house

  • lynda dickie
    October 11, 2019

    5 second rule is our fave!

  • Tricia Cowell
    October 11, 2019

    Bunny jump is the new favourite

  • Amanda Walsh
    October 11, 2019

    We have lots of University Games, the kiddies love Bunny Jump and us adults love smart ass

  • Maria P
    October 11, 2019

    We love stuccups – a simple game but could be very great fun

  • zina tye
    October 11, 2019

    GogglyEyes is a favourite with my nephews

  • Jade Ring
    October 11, 2019

    Staccups!

  • Lauren Porter
    October 11, 2019

    5 second rule!

  • CAROL PATRICK
    October 11, 2019

    My favourite game is Pointless .It is exciting and fun to play.

  • sharon martin
    October 11, 2019

    5 SECOND RULE

  • Pauline Burroughs
    October 11, 2019

    Smart Ass is a really good game and great fun

  • Aimee Leedham
    October 11, 2019

    5 second rule! ❤

  • Sam Parkes
    October 11, 2019

    We love googly eyes a great game to play with the family

  • Georgie Wright
    October 11, 2019

    We love Pointless, it’s a great game!

  • Tammy Neal
    October 11, 2019

    Pointless

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