Food, Glorious Food!

The kitchen is my favourite room. I have always enjoyed cooking and baking in general. But I would follow recipes, buy jars and packets and pretty much just follow the basics to produce adequate sustenance, with occasional tweaks when I felt brave. I thought it tasted pretty good most of the time, but realise now…

Making The Transition

Today I went to the park. It is a park I have been to many times. But today I had my husband with me, it was a beautiful sunny morning, and he suggested we go so that I could give my new camera a try out. I have been interested in photography for a long…

Behind the Lens

Ok, here is where I admit I am a complete novice, but I am really keen on learning about photography. I have a few cameras, none especially expensive but they are a great starting point and have served me well, so far. I wouldn’t say I have a great eye for a picture, but I…

Gaming Influence on Modern Society

Given that we are a gaming family, it was inevitable that our youngest would be exposed to gadgets and gaming. She has developed a keen interest in games in most formats, This current generation has had their world flooded with video games, on many platforms. It’s not uncommon to see children with a tablet, DS…

Face Paints and Fun

So we have passed Hallowe’en, and Kaylah was once again dressed up and painted. She loves the costumes and paints more than the sweets! But it is not as easy as it looks. Sitting and digging through designs, video tutorials and templates can quickly make your head spin. This year we opted for a sugar…

Things To Do This Summer

It’s very easy to list a whole host of ideas, events, locations and activities to keep your child/children busy in the long summer holidays. Yet, after only a week or two we are lagging behind and only want to be left alone for a couple of hours peace and quiet. I am guilty of this,…

Blogging Is Harder Than It Seems

Thinking about blogging, it seemed like a good idea and maybe even fun. The reality is that whilst I may have an opinion on many things, and interest in even more, when it comes to picking a subject to rattle on about, I quickly and efficiently draw a blank. I frequently read blog posts as…