Explosion! A Museum Day Out with a Bang!

The museum Explosion! is the Museum of Naval Firepower, and whilst I do plan to take my trio into it one day (another thing added on to my extensive list of trips out to do…), today we were there for the family fun day, the main aim being to meet up with the BFF’s from school 🙂 The weather was …

Rest, Space and Time

It’s been a busy few days, with quite a bit of travelling around various parts of the country.  Although our children are very good travellers, it does seem to have unsettled our little lady after a run of busy travelling days, followed by a busy day at home.  So things came to a bit of a head yesterday afternoon, after …

RSPB 20 Ways to Give Nature a Home.

I sent off for this free pack from the RSPB which gives helpful ideas to make your garden more wildlife friendly, which is important with the decrease of green spaces.  You can get your copy from https://ww2.rspb.org.uk/makeahomeforwildlife/givenatureahomeinyourgarden/20wayspack/. When we bought the house nearly 6 years ago, there was not one plant in it (the ones in the photo were potted and …

National Trust 50 Things to do – Mini Nature Missions.

When my friend and fellow dog walker (she trains hearing dog puppies) Stephi at Renovation Bay-Bee http://blog.bay-bee.co.uk/, suggested meeting up for me to learn a new countryside ramble, I didn’t hesitate.  It also happened that I’d just given the children a book each by the National Trust 50 Things To Do, so we had a few nature missions to accomplish (well …

Less is More.

I am currently not the favourite person in our home, as I tackled sorting out the children’s bedrooms.  But when you have a little lady that hoards and collects EVERYTHING, a skill that is rapidly rubbing off onto her twin brothers, this is a job that needs doing often.  I have been reading a lot lately about how less is …