One of my favourite things about where we lived in Leeds was certainly the lovely school the kids attended. It was small, religious, filled with lovely families and just a short walk from our house and the park. We all fitted in well, had lovely friends and whilst the new school looked good on paper, you never really know. This week saw a big ordinary moment associated with moving house… View Post

Yesterday I escaped the ever increasing stacks of boxes and “stuff” that filled my lounge, and headed with the kids on the bus into Leeds, for a little last minute adventure and some fun to see “The Scarecrow’s Wedding” at West Yorkshire Playhouse.  The Scarecrow’s wedding is possibly the only Julia Donaldson book I failed to read to my kids whilst they have been young (mum fail), and yet whilst… View Post

On our recent visit to Scotland we chose to use Air bnb for the first time, as it gave us flexibility and the best value for money. This is most definitely the thriftiest choice I have made this past week! I have wanted to use Air bnb for a long time as I had heard so many positive things about it. My sister in law uses them now where ever… View Post

Our Easter school break started the moment the kids stepped out of the school gates on Friday afternoon, when with a car packed full of clothes and snacks, we got on the M1 and headed straight up to the Scottish boarders for a weekend in Scotland. Edinburgh was on our “Adventures to take” list for 2017 and with Nath having a few days off work we decided to really make… View Post