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Bike rides, picnics, play parks and lots of love!

Evening all! It’s been an absolutely gorgeous day here – I hope that it has been where you are too 🙂 In fact, shock horror, it has actually been a fabulous weekend of lots of sun. And we have made the most of it. Truth be told, I hadn’t made any definite plans for what… Continue reading Bike rides, picnics, play parks and lots of love!

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Never judge a book by its cover!

On Saturday we headed to Antrim Castle Gardens for Garden Show Ireland. The hubster, on Friday night, had been to his monthly Bonsai Club meeting and had been given some complimentary tickets to the show. Never one to turn down a freebie nor a family day out we decided to make the most of the tickets.  We… Continue reading Never judge a book by its cover!

Daily Routine · Family life · Uncategorized

A day in the life of Mrs. Making Memories!

I get lots of messages and emails asking me what a typical day looks like for me….so here we go, here’s a very simple, ‘Day in the life of Mrs.Making Memories!! Trust me, it ain’t that exciting!! 620am – Alarm goes. Washed and dressed. 630am – Up to kitchen, kettle on, maybe a wash on/empty… Continue reading A day in the life of Mrs. Making Memories!

Literacy Activities · Sensory play

Digging for treasure!

Sometimes being a mum who has been (and hopefully one day will be again!!) a teacher can be something of a bad thing!! There’s something inside you that is always a teacher, whether it be making sure everyone’s been to the toilet/got their coats/picked a partner before leaving on a trip, (including husband!) doing a mini… Continue reading Digging for treasure!

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The joys of being able to pee alone……

At the weekend I got to spend 32 HOURS all by myself – well I was with a friend but, you know what I mean, 32 hours without having to be “mummy, mummy, muuuuuuuummmmmmmmmmmmmmyyyyyyyy”!!!!! And I have to say it was a kind of bitter-sweet time! You see, since J was born I have never been away… Continue reading The joys of being able to pee alone……