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Up Clent

At a loose end the other day, I searched the National Trust website to see where was closest to home. Apparently I had forgotten that the Clent Hills are now owned by National Trust! 155 more words

A Trip to the Grocery Store

Well, we spent our day, the first day of September, at a wonderful, magical place I like to call the Grocery Store. Oh yes folks, you heard me right. 792 more words



What a little model, right? Let me tell you about this ridiculously handsome little nugget. I almost forgot to photograph this tiny man because I was so entertained watching him. 81 more words

Little Men

Hard but worth it!

The best part of my day is bedtime. Seriously. I get to sit down for longer than 5 minutes, I get some peace and quiet for a while. 228 more words

Wednesday Tips #17 2014

Many grandparents experience concern  that their special treasures on display will be inadvertently damaged by grandchildren when they visit.  My grandchildren spend time with me every week, so to minimise anxiety all round, I have a simple solution which works for us. 188 more words

Five degrees of preparation.

We spent a great holiday weekend in Wisconsin at my parents’ with family and friends.  My family puts together a large bbq every year – with hay rides, bouncy houses and karaoke.   730 more words