As some of you may have noticed, my social media channels and blog have been barren for content over the last 6 weeks. The truth is I needed a bit a break to catch up on life and just generally refuel and refresh. In about a month’s time I will be back at work full-time, and whilst excited to go an do adult-things again (hot tea and a leisurely lunch for one, using my brain to do some engineering for another) I’m obviously not looking forward to leaving Little Mister at nursery. I think the breaks done me good; I’d been a bit tough on myself with my expectations on how much I would post, which zapped the fun out for me so I’m coming back now into this feeling refreshed. To ease me back into writing, I thought I’d do a little update post on some of the shenanigans and hijinks we’ve partaken in.Continue reading

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Somehow, it’s the third day of advent already. The tree is coming down from the loft today (yay!), we just need to work out where in the lounge it will fit (not playing the blame game, but SOMEONE has their playpen where the tree would normally go). And with that, we have 2 more advent prizes for each calendar, so let’s dive in and see the “goodies” on offer.Continue reading

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It’s here! It’s December! It’s officially OK to get excited about Christmas and get that tree down from the loft! Woop Woop! Even though we’re adults now, and Little Mister is too young to really have any Blue’s Clues about what’s going down, we’ve never managed to grow out of advent calendars. Being that we were both still sticking to Lean in 15 when we bought our calendars (although we’ve fallen off the wagon on my partners birthday over a month ago, and not quite managed to get back on…), we opted for the non-chocolatey variety this month. Here’s a run-down on the calendars we settled on:Continue reading

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