Sunday Schmooze {No.1}

1. I’m going to try to write a post every Sunday (we’ll see how that goes – wish me luck); A Sunday Schmooze: a chatty post where I talk (ramble?!) about the happenings of my week or whatever is currently tickling my fancy (rude?). This is the first one. 2. We went back to Ava’s toddler group this week after…

A Year in Birds and Lilies Land | 2013

In January 2013 I mused on the things I wanted to change about myself in ‘Goals for 2013‘; these included to stop comparing myself to others (still do!) and do more exercise (which I did! Yay!). February saw some ponderings of the painful variety in ‘Motherly Musings – Immunisations‘; where I talked about why we had decided to immunise our…

HAPPY NEW YEAR! / In 2014 I Shall: Lighten Up!

Happy New Year!!! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. This year my motto is to lighten up. I feel like I need to have more fun and try to relax and not worry about the little things. I never used to stress so much when I was younger (which I’m sure is normal) and I actually…

Mistletoe and Wine. And Cheese.

It’s Christmassssssssssssss!!! Yesterday I was so excited and feeling rather organised after wrapping all of my presents (apart from the ones arriving tomorrow!) and getting lots of housework done. Today I am running around like a headless chicken, not getting anywhere and feeling stressed out. Ava won’t nap and just wants to be attached to my legs constantly, I’ve grated…

Toys From Our Childhood

I love thinking about the toys that my sister and I used to have when we were little. Some were mine and some were hers, but I’m sure that we shared them perfectly, being such good little girls and all…. There are some in particular that I remember and that I loved and many that I wish my mum had…

Ava: 23 Months

Loves: Woofy, stickers, helping Mummy ‘cook’, our cats (but they don’t really love her back), watching Jake and the Neverland Pirates and The Incredibles (no taste), singing, jumping, her Galt Trampoline, her Mummy – she’s VERY clingy at the moment, running round naked, sitting on her potty but weeing elsewhere, her advent calendar, Granny and Grandad being home from their…