Last week was holiday week here. In other words Mr. Simply Homemade was on annual leave. The summer budget was invisible this year so we were on a mission to make the best of the week regardless of finances. We made a loose plan at the start of the week which involved days out with… Continue reading A Week at Home
A bowl?? Yes, a bowl. We have inadvertently ended up with what we now call our Seasonal Bowl. It came about as a result of Miss Abbie gathering pine cones and conkers last Autumn because she wanted a Nature Table like they had in playschool. I picked up a lovely bowl sometime last year, I… Continue reading A Bowl For Every Season
I have something a little different on the blog today, a post celebrating Motherhood. Thank you Danielle over at the gorgeous Lilliwhite Rose for the tag 🙂 is so lucky to have 5 children, despite the odds being against me loves to bake but tries to resist the results! believes life is too short to… Continue reading I Am The Mum Who
You may recall the 15th of March as it was Mother’s Day, however, it was also the day that Simply Homemade turned 4 years old. Now I’ve said that, I have no doubt you are wondering to yourself; really? Yes, it is, Simply Homemade was born in 2011, starting slowly, it was a means of sharing… Continue reading Simply Homemade is 4!
The children suggested we have celebratory cake this evening in honour of this little space on the internet. Yesterday, the finalist list in the inaugural Irish Parenting Blog Awards was announced and Simply Homemade is there in the Best Homespun Blog category. To say I am shocked and overwhelmed is an understatement. I am extremely grateful… Continue reading Celebratory Cupcakes & A Note of Thanks
Today Abbie celebrated her 3rd birthday. She has been anticipating this day with such excitement. At the age of 3, my little fairy knows exactly what she wants. Her wish list was quite specific. A pink sparkly balloon with a pink streamer Minnie Mouse Walkie Talkies. Have some fun on the beach. Abbie loves the… Continue reading Little Miss Abbie’s Birthday