Remember Remember the 5th of November…

Morning peeps! Happy bonfire night to those who celebrate it. Burning down parliament would have been a horrible thing to do (although some politicians make it much easier to sympathise with Guy Fawkes) but I always felt a bit uncomfortable with the burning of 'Guy' scarecrows on the bonfires. I believe the tradition was started [...]

The Old Pine Table

Morning Peeps! 2 weeks today is Christmas Eve!! We are in full preparation mode now! We have been discussing whether to replace or cover our tired dining chairs for Christmas (or just accept it and deal with it next year) and we were talking about how old our table is and the memories we have [...]

Summer Holiday Budgeting

Morning Peeps! So it's the summer holidays (apparently... too wet here to tell!) and there are things to do and buy, places to go and people to see. So how do you do that on a budget? The simple answer is planning. I plan for one treat and one sensible thing each week. With a [...]

A Random Sunday

Howdy Peeps! We skived off yesterday to have a family day...so there was no blog, sorry. We had a great time! Went shopping, ate out and had a decent walk. We were going to go to the cinema but it was a bit warm for that yesterday afternoon- wanted to get out in the lovely [...]

Going to the Chapel and We’re Gonna Get Married

Howdy Peeps! Well we're not getting married, we did that almost 17 years ago! However, today is the day my youngest cousin (on dad's side) finally gets married! He is marrying such a lovely girl, who has been part of our family for years now. It's so lovely to celebrate a marriage, especially with such [...]