Now that the light nights are here I appear to have lost my Husband. To outside. To the lawn, the borders, the veg plot, the flowers. Pottering here and there! He never used to be ‘that’ into gardening before but nowadays he is getting quite precious and proud about our little bit of land behind our new-build family home –…

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One of the nicest aspects about this amazing weather so far has been the ability to let the children outside, entertain them outdoors all day in the garden or at the park, and then see them fall into bed TOTALLY shattered at night! The fresh air and sunshine has been amazing. The next best thing is that Hubby and I then…

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I just can’t let what was the MOST glorious weekend of weather go by without singing its praises and sharing a bit of love for the recent UK weather. Last week we were dressed in boots and coats (there was actually some snow in places) and all feeling a bit glum with the cold…and then this weekend we were basking in…

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Where we now live was once a large field surrounded by woods. And whilst the woods still remain all the noise and disturbance involved in the construction of our new build development is likely to have frightened away any wildlife. It is therefore strangely quiet, with little birdsong or insects buzzing. Especially as we were used to an abundance of wildlife and nature…

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When you have an Easter bank holiday weekend, and the weather forecast gives you just one day of sunshine throughout the four days – you have to make the most of it don’t you? Here in the UK we try to grab any opportunity to get outside whenever the weather allows us! Our garden is still a work in progress…

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