A peg too close! 13th April 2008

Look at this! This yellow peg which is from one of those picture maker toys. This peg ended up side aways up my Seb’s nose. Funny – yeah right! I put him for time out, he was being stupid and the sad thing is I cannot even remember now why he was in time out. […]

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10th April 2008

Reaching the point of inner contentment with regard to our children’s education has been a long road. Forgive me if I don’t make sense here, I do understand what I am trying to say even if no one else does. It seems to me the last few months has been an extremely steep learning curve […]

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A VISIT FROM THE TOOTH FAIRY

We had a visit from the tooth fairy this week. And what a drama one wobbly tooth can cause too, my dd took several days out from real life to walk around with her hands clamped tightly over her mouth so her tooth would not fall out. She was terrified, and boy did she let […]

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17th March 08 – DISASTER STRIKES

Our fishtank broke! Well cracked, leaked … luckily I noticed it fairly quickly and luckily we had a spare tank in the garage, and luckily husband was there on hand! It was late Sunday evening where I popped into out TV room to lock the interior doors as our heating had gone off. The interior […]

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Its a jungle out there!

This was such a busy day … This morning after the usual panic to get everyone ready and out the door we made it in good time at our destination. We went to the science museum, W5, in Belfast. The little playgroup were going, one of our children belongs to the playgroup so we had […]

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13th March 2008

well this post is really about the 12th march but I am sitting here way past midnight doing this instead of getting a decent sleep. Wehave had some rubbish weather this week. apparantly we are in the midst of a hurricane but where we live we did not get full force of the storm. This […]

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13th March 2008

Well, it isn’t totally a “purrfect” day for me. Its been a hellish couple weeks for our family. And to top everything my grandmother has been admitted into hospital. She is in her mid 80s and a couple weeks ago had a little fall and hurt her back. she went to A&E and they decided […]

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2nd March 2008

Its been an age since I have written to this blog. I guess life has been pretty mad the last few weeks, and I must take time to fill you all in on the details! For now I want to share some photos I have taken of my little baby Sol, well she isn’t really […]

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HOW TO MAKE A GLITTER NAME

HAVE BOTH (animation shop) AS and PSP (paint shop pro) OPEN save some glitters somewhere easy to access, you can find some glitters herehttp://www.blackheartedwolf.com/glitter.htm Go into Animation Shop, and click on file menu then browse …look for the glitter you need and click on it … still in AS go into edit menu up top […]

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10th February 2008

Its been a funny old weekend here, Sunday night and the house is quiet so I thought I would catch up online. My husband today went to take some rubbish to the dump and get the car washed – five hours later he got home. Meanwhile no1 son and I had been taking it in […]

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Holiday Woes

Just how difficult do you think it would be to book a holiday or vacation as the Americans call it. Well, apparantly it is – with four children our choices are somewhat limited, and what would happen when the next baby comes along. We just want to go to the Canaries in May, a short […]

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4th February 2008

Its been ages since I updated all my friends … So here I go. To sum it all up in as few words as possible as I am sure you dont want to read lengthy explanations as to where I have been and what I have been doing. First things first, Mag got his transfer […]

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31st January 2008

Well this week has been eventful in some ways to say the least. Its less than 48 hours to go until Mag gets his transfer exam results. With that in mind and the fact we need to decide within a week or what direstion his next years education will go. We have looked at two […]

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Early Hours 23rd January

Is it ever going to stop raining? All this global warming stuff – well you can stop now if you like. I hate it all, I hate the cold, I hate the damp, I hate the winter. i have a bad case of SAD I think. It has rained non stop for ages here and […]

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16th January 2008

Looks like we have a budding chef in our house! Mag made dinner for us last night and we all survived, joking, it turned out well. here is his recipe Sausage Pasta Bake What you need good pack of fat sausages 3 carrots olive oil some paprika ketchup BBQ sauce pasta cheese Cook a half […]

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15th February 2008

My two girls are a hoot, and everyday they come out with something new especially baby Sol who isn’t really a baby anymore. Sol’s speech seems to have suddenly exploded the last while, she repeats virtually everything you say to her and I am pleased as its a far cry from how she was just […]

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13th January 2008

Not that I mind – advice that is. We home educate, and as a family we always have our ears open to new ideas and things.This little mini rant is about a friend, who shall remain nameless and has experienced the ups and downs of the difficult and long drawn out decision to home educate. […]

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Saturday 12th January

I am so tired today, was up too late last night doing stuff in the house and on the net. My own fault really, I did brighten up this evening once the children went to bed. It has been a busy few days with DH being away, he left on Wednesday morning at 5.30am and […]

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Explain That!

Well here I am after 11pm, and the day is almost over. Awoke early this morning to the chorus of hungry children lamenting about how they will die if they don’t eat. As if! My step father stayed with us last night as my husband was away on business so he was good in helping […]

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