Am I one of those mothers….


We're at the age now where Miss Frugal would rather be out playing with her friends than spending time in the house with us - we're boring apparently!  The only problem is that all of her friends live in the street behind ours and although it's actually much safer for her to play there as it's a quiet little cul-de-sac, I hate not being able to see her and the fact that she's not within shouting distance (and I can shout VERY loudly).  She has a watch but never remembers to look at it and is always losing it so here's my solution: I've given her a stopwatch that she has to wear round her … [Read more...]

What you can’t buy on Ebay….

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I've just had one of those moments, you know the ones where you just want the floor to open up and swallow you up!  Picture the scene, we've just bumped into one of my work colleagues in Morrisons, I'm looking like you do after the end of a long day and she's looking as glamorous as if she's just done her make up.  My children are running wild around the aisles leading her little (perfectly dressed) daughter astray by encouraging her to do the same.  Perfect work colleague mentioned that she's just picked up a bargain someone or other designer dress for her little girl and I was just saying … [Read more...]

The Karaoke Song Meme….

I am not blessed with a good singing voice although I love to sing, especially when I'm on my own in the car when I can turn the music right up.  I have a few favourites that I love to sing along to, so when Jen tagged me in the Karaoke meme, I knew exactly which song I was going to choose ;-) I considered (for about a milli-second) doing a Vlog of me singing the sing for you all but decided to save your ears and give you a treat instead.... Now for the tagging.... NotSoSingleMum, Emma, Maggy, Amy, Becky, Louise and Nicki along with anyone else who wants to join in.... … [Read more...]