Cheap Ideas for Children’s Birthday Parties

Christopher went to a birthday party on the weekend. OK, so not a massive deal, I can see you thinking. Except this was no ordinary birthday party. This was a birthday party at a high ropes adventure park. £30 a head! 15 kids! You do the maths!

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Can’t Cook, Won’t Cook

Jack’s “can’t” and I’m definitely “won’t” in this little saga. We’re back from Barcelona now, but I’ve got so many stories to record! This one is all about the cooking course that was Jack’s bright idea to enroll us on…we had so much fun, but I thanked god during every minute of it for the […]

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The Best Place to Dump the Kids

Does everyone else have to put as much thought into this as I have to? I thought, when Jack and I moved back closer to our families when we started our own, that we would have a plethora of babysitters ready and willing to take our offspring off our hands for a few precious moments […]

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A Birthday Party at Laser Quest!

So what do a group of adults do these days to celebrate a family birthday? They ditch the kids and go to Laser Quest to shoot the crap out of each other. Or maybe that’s just my family?

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How to Fight Burglars with a Useless Husband

My husband is just plain weird. I’ve always known about his little quirks and have either learned how to deal with them, or to just flat out ignore them. But I never thought his peculiarities would actually mean I’d have to step up in the event of certain emergencies!

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