Five Tech-Free Things To Do Indoors This Winter

I've written before about how I've been trying to be more intentional in my use of technology. If I'm honest, it's still very much a work in progress. But as we've been spending more time in the house because of the cold and inclement weather, I've been considering other ways for us to connect and … Continue reading Five Tech-Free Things To Do Indoors This Winter

A Month In Which I Don’t Buy Anything I Don’t Truly Need

I was perusing the confectionery aisle in the supermarket when a small voice in my head said, "So what if Jelly Babies are on offer, you don't need them". I bought them anyway, ate too many in one sitting and gave myself a sugar-overload headache. Did I really need them? That's when I gave myself … Continue reading A Month In Which I Don’t Buy Anything I Don’t Truly Need

A Puzzling Hobby

One of my favourite past times as a child, after reading, was working on a jigsaw. I remember two in particular, probably because both of them were round and they fed my love of history - Henry VIII and his six wives, and the naval battles of Admiral Nelson. I rediscovered my jigsaw love when … Continue reading A Puzzling Hobby

OLW | Thrive and the Traveler’s Notebook

I'm using a traveler's notebook to record our One Little Word again this year. But I inadvertently ordered a mini TN - it's just 5.5x3.5. It will make for interesting scrapping. The first entry marks The Boy Child's recent birthday ... Birthday Boy ... the second entry marks the discover of a new-to-us park area … Continue reading OLW | Thrive and the Traveler’s Notebook

For the Love of a Cavachon

What's a Cavachon, you might ask?  A Cavachon is a cross-breed dog, part Bischon Frise and part King Charles Cavalier Spaniel. Me, looking pretty thrilled to have a 7-week-old Tilly asleep on my leg. And this Cavachon is the newest member of our family.  For online purposes, let's call her Tilly.  Apart from being completely … Continue reading For the Love of a Cavachon