I was lucky enough to be sent a copy of Sarah Moore’s, Vintage Home, book to review. It was sent by The Works, which I have to admit, is a shop I am pretty familiar with. I love that I can walk in, and find books on subjects I wouldn’t even have thought about looking for, as well as those I have. Usually at a pretty reasonable price too!
With just a few hours to go before the deadline, I decided to enter the Tots100/Plum Baby Mighty Moments Challenge. The idea is to get your pre-schooler to design a healthy superhero. Both health and superhero’s have been prominent areas of discussion these last few days. Friday was Lewis’ pre-school sports day, where the emphasis was on healthy lifestyle choices. Sunday was Father’s Day and Mr C was presented with his very own set of SuperDad pyjamas. Lewis and Aaron thought these were great and wanted to grow up to be SuperDad’s themselves some day!
I have completed on our new house purchase, and I’m so eager to get started with the overhaul it requires, it is driving me nuts! That doesn’t mean I’ve been resting on my laurels, oh no! I have been using RoomSketcher to draw up my new floor plan design and try out some décor ideas.
One average day on twitter a blogger called Vicki (@elliebearbabi) reached out to all those Northern Ireland Bloggers writing about parenting and lifestyle to see if there was any interest in having a little meet-up. I don’t think she anticipated much, if any response, but she got one!
I have been working on this poem, That Woman in the Mirror, for a few weeks now. Well, when I say working on it, I wrote it, shelved it, then re-wrote it a few weeks later! This is the first poem I have ever shared with anyone other than a few lucky ducks who will have heard some compulsory ramblings in my school years! The most challenging aspect of this post was taking a photo of a woman in a mirror. (Okay, it is a photo of a woman in a picture, in a mirror, but I assure you it was no easy task!) So here goes…