Ben bought himself a little present for his birthday this year. No one is brave enough to buy Ben tech because he always knows what he wants, and he does a lot of research to make sure that it has all the features he wants. This year he bought himself a drone.
I think we would all agree that this has been the strangest month of our lives. The government announced in mid-March that we were having to stay at home because of the coronavirus pendemic. I have already written a post about a typical day in isolation with the kids. This is what it was like having a whole month at home!
It’s hard to say what a typical day in isolation looks like. My brother and his kids moved out 2 weeks ago so it is easier that it was in the beginning. With 5 kids at home some things are unpredictable, but it is also starting to grind on me that every day is mind-numbingly Continue Reading
Happy New Year! We love starting the new year with a family walk. We decided to leave the older kids home in the warm while we took Max and Sam to a nearby village, Oxspring. Ben wanted to walk from the park to the top of the hill. It wasn’t far and the views were beautiful but it was extremely cold.
The kids are all back to school after half term. I love how quiet the house gets when they go back!! It’s so cold outside I have mostly just wanted to stay at home in the warm, cuddling up with Sam and watching cartoons. Ben took these beautiful frosty photos of Thurgoland. I love seeing our new village changing seasons and experiencing it for the first time.
Home and Family We are really making our new place our own now, and I am loving it. This month we decorated the lounge. Ben and I painted the room together, and then my Mum and I wallpapered the back wall. It was our first time wallpapering, and I think we did really well. Autumn Continue Reading