Interactive learning with Osmo

| Family, Lifestyle, Reviews

Lucas playing with the osmo app. Creating a tippee out of silicon pieces

  One evening after looking on Facebook D came running upstairs to tell me about a learning app a friend was using for his children. Just when you thought you knew all about the ways to use tech to keep your children entertained, you find something that blows everything else out of the water. Osmo […] Read more…


Creating a play area in a back yard

| Home & Garden, Lifestyle

Creating a play area in a back yard

If you are a parent and spend a lot of time at home, you probably have taken a big interest in creating a beautiful yard. After all, our yards are like our outdoor living space, and they can directly contribute to our quality of life. A lot of parents these days are incorporating “fun spaces” […] Read more…


Going cycling with children

| Lifestyle, Travel & Days Out

Going cycling with children. The photo shows two adults and a child cycling in the evening with a sunset behind

  Since we moved to a rural area in France, I have been wanting to get a bike. I know it is very stereotypical but I would love to bike down the lanes to the patisserie. I would love one of those retro looking bikes with a basket on the front, with Lucas cycling beside […] Read more…


The ordinary moments #61

| Diary

Peach yellow and cream flowers picked from the garden in a blue stripy vase

I think tomorrow marks us being in lockdown for 6 weeks, maybe 5, I’m not too sure now. I know we went into lockdown a week before the UK did. All the days and weeks are rolling into one now. This weeks ordinary moments photo are flowers picked from the garden by Lucas x   Read more…


Places you should try while sailing near Corfu

| Travel & Days Out, Worldwide

Corfu Greece, a sail boat is going into the bay

  Corfu is a picturesque Greek resort. Many tourists appreciate not only the beauty of the island but also the quality of service in hotels. There are no ancient antique temples and theatres. However, there are a large number of monuments of Byzantine architecture, Orthodox monasteries, and palaces. Corfu has incredibly picturesque landscapes. On the […] Read more…


Refreshing cucumber salads

| Food & Drink, Lifestyle

It’s hydrating, it’s full of nutrients and it’s also great for keeping your skin radiant. Cucumber, thanks to its versatility, it’s tolerance to grow in most places and its great health benefits has made its way to a lot of different salads. Keeping that in mind, here are some cucumber salad ideas that I am […] Read more…


VonHaus 2500w 11 fin radiator review

| Home & Garden, Lifestyle, Reviews

white VonHaus 2500w 11 fin radiator

  Having recently moved to France we have been staying in temporary accommodation while our new house purchase completes. Our accommodation only has a wood burner downstairs which doesn’t adequately heat the rest of the house. Like most buildings in France, ours is built from stone and is colder inside than outside, even on the […] Read more…