home education

Oh Wow

Well we did it! Got to the end of Saturday and survived. After my last update there was so much happening. The children, well two of them, had their final GCSE exam. They were studying physics, it’s over now much to their delight. I told them if they pass good they don’t have to study […]

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Friday Findings

Friday, the last day of the ‘working week’; for some anyway. A mother, wife, housewife’s job does not have weekends off. I do not complain though as I enjoy my job, it just makes a good opening for a post. Last time I had updated we had been out for the day and Sol had […]

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The Sun Sets On Another Day

I wonder what people think I do all day when I’m at home. Well, the children keep me busy almost all day. They are studying hard right now, exams are in three weeks time so we have had less day trips out. Anyone who knows us in person will know that at least once a […]

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Our Wee Village

In Northern Ireland we have a special little language. A lot of our words are derived from Ulster Scots language, and some areas it is used more than others. It’s funny because I lived in Scotland for a few years as a child, and now I currently live in Northern Ireland, I think I’m a […]

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Three Hundred And Ninety Nine

❤️ 399 posts, can you believe that? I have made 399 posts on this blog and I am amazed that I find so much stuff to talk about. Admittedly a lot of the things I write about are probably uninteresting and just fill space, but some people actually take the time to read my pages […]

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The Show Must Go On

This just happens to be the calm before the storm. The children are in a pantomime this week, it’s a 2.5 hour show which has four performances between Thursday and Saturday. They have been rehearsing twice a week for months and the past two weeks it has been almost every single night. Despite the tiredness […]

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Slow Cooker Mint Oreo Fudge

A day can’t go by when there’s not some busyness in our house. The children are rehearsing like crazy for a pantomime they are in. They have a full dress rehearsal tonight and they are already exhausted with all their dancing. It’s good though, they are loving it and have done this several times before. […]

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Planting Out In A Cold Frame

I don't know if anyone knows what a cold frame is but I wanted one for a long time. Maybe you call it by a different name but basically a cold frame is somewhere to propagate seeds outside under glass. Usually it sits on the ground and is a few inches tall buy a couple […]

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