14/10/19

Dear diary I love it when bear and I manage to go to bed at the same time, it makes the whole world seem right somehow just by falling asleep in his arms. I think we both sleep better too on those nights. I couldn't be any more in love with this man if I... Continue Reading →

What do you do?

Written in response to #WotD, #FOWC, #Daily Addictions and #tale weaver at #MLMM When the world gets too much and each day seems more insurmountable than the last, you know it's time to take a break, time to get away and chill what do you do? Me, I love to camp out in order to... Continue Reading →

My Partner

written in response to #FOWC My partner is my world, second only to the Bears.Never in my life have I met or loved anyone quite like him. He drives me utterly insane some days but it never dents how much I love or care about him and I know how lucky I am to have... Continue Reading →

Gardening

Written in response to #Daily Addictions. 30/9/19. Gardening Out in the garden, come rain or come shine Tilling the soil and planting some vine Out in the garden, from dusk until dawn Digging out weeds and mowing the lawn Out in the garden, that’s where Ill be Off to dig carrots up, for our tea.

Zen/tangled!

As any of you who follow regularly will know, I have developed an obsession with meditative artworks of late; mandala's and zentangle to be precise. I found these art forms a few years back and have never really gotten into them as I wrongly thought that they take time and patience to complete, something I... Continue Reading →

What is this thing?

Over on #FOTD the challenge each day is to post a photo of a flower. Normally this isnt an issue for me as we have just gone through spring and summer and autumn is fast approaching I find myself unable to find many flowers to photograph. I did find this little thing growing in my... Continue Reading →

28/8/19

Dear diary. Had my friend round today for a few hours for coffee and a catch up which was nice. It's not often friends get a chance to come round now most of them work and I dont. Its sucky. I'm grateful to those that bother with me regardless of how much shit I've put... Continue Reading →

I’ve got wood!

Over on Cee's Black & White Photo challenge the order of the day is; things made of wood. Here are my entries from my most recent camping trip to the woods. Cant get any more made of wood than the woods themselves. We did make dinner on wood tho, does that count? Dont forget to... Continue Reading →

Seriously! Is that really a word?

Written in response to the following challenges; #WotD & #FOWC When I saw todays challenge on #FOWC I nearly fell off my chair! Is that really a word? I have to admit to googling it, just to be sure. Whenever Ive thought about the word highfalutin in the past I have always associated it with... Continue Reading →

24/8/19

Dear diary. The day started in the best possible way, with smiles and giggles from MB1. Her and BB1 stayed the night, a messy experience but worth it for the 7am snuggles I had with little miss whilst BB1 had a few hours lie in. I'm now sat in a wood somewhere staring into a... Continue Reading →

22/8/19

Dear diary. Another hectic day with the bears, I cant wait till they go back to school in three weeks time. It will be heaven and hell rolled into one. Odd how they drive me utterly insane and I want rid of them all the time but when they're gone I do miss them. Had... Continue Reading →

A few snaps from our holiday.

As many of you will know the Bears and I have just returned from our last big trip away for the summer. The Derbyshire dales has so much to offer and has certainly kept us all busy for the four day trip; these are just some of the mirriad of pics taken along our journey.... Continue Reading →

20/8/19

Dear diary. We have made it home finally! Four long days of fun filled, child nagging, hill walking enjoyment has been had by all four of us and now were all exhausted! The car has been left packed and we had a take away tea because we are all ready for a long sleep in... Continue Reading →

18/8/19

Dear diary. What a day. I hit my 10k steps target for the day that's for sure; Twycross zoo is immense. BB3 & BB4 learning to drive. The kids are having a great time but I'm missing my own bed badly. Were all looking forward to the national brewery centre tomorrow and need to get... Continue Reading →

17/8/19

Dear diary. Well we made it. YHA National forest is our base for the next two nights and I must say I am impressed with the place. We booked a private room as always but this time got the bonus of a double bed and two bunks for the kids rather than the standard four... Continue Reading →

Left to rot and to ruin.

By the river bank at Paull. In response to #6WS Challenge. If youre interested in photography and would like to join in the challenge, head on over to the link page and check out everyone elses entries too. Happy Snapping. xx

16/8/19

Dear diary. What a day. I am so blessed to have my bears and mini bear in my life but by God they leave me exhausted. Bb1 stayed over with my mini bear because their neighbours were having their fourth party of the week. Bb1 needed to get some sleep so I had care of... Continue Reading →

15/8/19

Dear diary. It's been a long day to say the least. Ive had a day of friendship and family and now I am totally shattered and the house is a bomb site. Today I am blessed and exhausted! Goodnight friends.

Mystery Blogger Award Nomination!!

I was gobsmacked and astonished to find out I had been nominated for this award by my new friend The Eclectic Contrarian. He has been an almost constant source of encouragement since the beginning of our friendship and I cant thank him enough for this. I highly recommend his blog and congratulate him on his... Continue Reading →

Still Life.

A photographic representation of the given theme, set by nancy merrill photography over on a Photo a week challenge. This weeks theme is still life and here is entry. I hope you like them. Tea Time. A view from above. A single bloom.

I bought Bear roses!

Is it wrong to buy your man flowers? Bear looked very embarrassed when I handed him these yesterday and didn't really know what to say. They are beautiful though and I wanted to show him that I love him, maybe next time I should buy him some chocolate instead. Hey Ho! Posted in response to... Continue Reading →

14/8/19.

Dear diary. Today has been a monumental day as far as the blog has been concerned... Today I reached my 200th post, my 1000th like and also got nominated for the Mystery Blogger award by The Eclectic Contrarian. I'm blown away and kinda speechless to be honest. I didn't believe that anyone actually read my... Continue Reading →

Sunglasses.

Over on Doodlewash today the challenge is to create a drawing or watercolour painting around the theme of sunglasses. Here is my entry for today's challenge. Watercolour and marker pen. Dont forget to check out everyone elses entries, just follow the link at the top. Happy doodles people!

A note to Bear.

#WOTD challenge. 13/8/19. You knit a web and stole my heart. Wove a blanket so tight around me that I could no more escape your spell. You captivated me and made me yours. You bring me the stars from the sky and hold the world for me in your hands. You give me everything I... Continue Reading →

11/8/19.

Dear diary. Another long and fruitful day... The garden is almost complete and after three years it's about time too. We are finally able to walk from one end to the other without getting attacked by weeds and overgrown grass or falling over some random rubbish from the ex husbands hobbies. All the scrap metal... Continue Reading →

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