What a crazy 7 days we’ve had over here! Whilst Nathan and I are still living with various boxes piled around our room and our bed not yet put up (not to mention the several other corners of the house filled with stuff to be sorted), we are (at last) in our new house and it feels so lovely.  Last weekend was nuts! But with lots of hard work and resilience,… View Post

Yesterday, little Alice and I met up with some friends for the “Baby Cinema”. I have been looking forward to going for some time and so was very excited to get an invite this week to see “Lion”. I suppose that the baby cinema itself is a Thrifty way to see a new film, and even suggested afterwards that Mr Smith take a Thursday off so we can go together. Its… View Post

A couple of months ago I moved the kids back into their own rooms to try and solve the humongous mess they were creating together, and because we were at our whits end at bed time with them both because it literally was an absolute nightmare!! Megs surprisingly likes to be peaceful sometimes with her soft toys and books and seemed irritated at not being able to do her own… View Post

We bought our house about 4.5 years ago – we live in a 3 bed back to back terrace which is nothing glam but we’re south facing, have a reasonable sized garden, big rooms and its OURS! Of course I would love nothing more than to have a hallway and dining room but its a sacrifice you make for your hubs to study and to invest in the future. We both… View Post