My seven year old daughter informed me that we didn’t have enough Halloween decorations. I’ll be honest, I’m not sure how I feel about the endless amounts of plastic Halloween tat that has been increasingly appearing in the shops. Each to their own but I don’t want it, it isn’t going to last and therefore,… Continue reading Halloween-Autumn Crafts
I have a very early childhood memory that features my Nana standing in her kitchen, drying her hands and hanging the towel on the rail of the solid fuel cooker and saying, ‘Now we’re ready to go’ I asked her where we were going and she replied, ‘Ballycross, to get the apples’. That’s quite a… Continue reading Ballycross Apple Farm
We didn’t make any plans for today, which was just as well as both boys are under the weather. Luckily, Netflix is on fire at the moment with its offerings for all the family so while the boys chill on the couch watching Lego, the fairy put plans for the afternoon into action. She’s told… Continue reading Spooky Cakes
I’m not a huge fan of Halloween but my children love it and see it as a great chance to decorate, dress up and eat shite sweets. I do however love Autumn and the whole atmosphere that comes with it, so with that in mind, I do get on board with the children and encourage… Continue reading Autumn Decor
I logged onto Facebook this morning; my timeline was full of adorable kids heading out to school dressed up for Halloween and my 11 year old has gone to school annoyed with me because he isn’t dressed up nor does he have a costume to change into. Now before you think, ‘ah the poor child’ and… Continue reading The Cursed Halloween Costume!