What Happens When a Cat Person Gets a Dog

What Happens When a Cat Person Gets a Dog? The lovely Josie from Me, Them and The Others is sharing about being a cat person getting a dog and some helpful tips and real-life thoughts. This is helpful because sometimes people don’t realise it’s not as easy as it seems, but it can be done. […]

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My Sunday photo – where’s my lunch?

When you know you put your lunch somewhere but just can’t seem to remember where… Our two-year-old leopard gecko has lost track of his food again, can you spot where it is? Please do not copy my work, or use my photos. Thanks © 2021 karen reekieAll Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Read OnlyLicense Abstract:You may read the original content in the context in […]

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Top tips for avoiding rogue traders

It’s easier than you think to fall victim to a dodgy builder or plumber but these tips for avoiding rogue traders might help you avoid that and mean you face less stress and financial strain. You would be surprised at how often it happens and how many dodgy jobs rogue traders get away with because […]

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School is out for the summer 2021

The title of this post says it all – school is out for the summer. We have reached the end of the term. What a year it has been. We have one child in school, secondary school, and one child who is landing year 6 studies at home with me, and carrying on at home […]

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Summer staycation plans with the kids

The school summer holidays are upon us and I view them with relief, a fair bit of dread, and anxiety and go into them armed with a plan. This year we have summer staycation plans to help all of us enjoy the school break, make memories and spend time together. I am glad the term […]

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Budgeting for Your Children’s Sports Activities

*We hope this collaborative article on Budgeting for Your Children’s Sports Activities is helpful and informative* Sports activities are a crucial part of growing up. Enrolling your child in sports teams, groups and lessons has so many benefits. Childhood sports help your children to build strength and maintain a healthy weight, but they also help […]

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Our Daily Life 24/06/21

Somehow life skipped a few days and my daily check in and brain dump didn’t happen because life was happening too much for me to juggle. We ended last week with the teen jittery with steroids but able to breathe easier, then entered the weekend and this week with a very poorly cat. Layla is […]

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Our daily life – 17/06/21

Today we did some normal and it was lovely. We spent time with another homeschool family at Hampton Court Palace, which is relatively local to us and a place we haven’t visited since before the pandemic started, in fact, since 2019. It is a lovely spot, and I could happily wander around for hours. The […]

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Our daily life 16/6/21

Today, two 11-year-old boys beat me at bowling. I have not quite recovered from the ego-shattering episode that was… to be fair I have got a sore shoulder and I am sleep-deprived so I am blaming losing on that and not that they might have better hand-eye coordination than me and better bowling skills. It […]

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