One of the main things we both agreed on when we were looking to move house last summer was that we wanted to buy somewhere that needed very little doing to it. Neither of us is very good at DIY and we weren’t in a position to take on a project – it would just be too stressful with little kids, and so we decided to play it cool and… View Post

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