Just when you thought I had fallen off the blog bandwagon. Here I am sitting outside on my patio set on a lovely summer's day enjoying a cup of coffee. Where to start? Well, Spring has come and Summer is coming. Andrew has been busy in the garden and I have photos to prove it. … Continue reading Hibernation Has Ended
I got caught on a downward spiral where I got behind in blogs, then social media posts and then stopped altogether for a while. So here I am, way behind in writing my blogs, with loads of content to catch up with, so over the next while I might be posting up a few more … Continue reading Strive for Progress, Not Perfection
Last week hubby and I had a few days away beside Strangford loch. I needed a wee break before sending our son back to mainstream school, so we would be ready for the tides of emotion and anxiety. (And that is talking about me).Therefore, a wee break from the norm was arranged and my son … Continue reading Ards Penisula Trip-My highlights
I’ve been meaning to do this stationary haul blog for ages. If you know me well you’ll know that I love stationary, particularly notebooks and pens. My latest big stationary buy was my new red Filofax, it took me a long time to go through all the options. I decided on: The size that was … Continue reading New Stationary… ooohh!
It’s great to see the flowers blooming and they are absolutely beautiful. The colours are so vibrant and alive. All the flowers are so varied with their unique shapes, colours and sizes that the eyes are drawn across from one side of the garden to the other. However we’ve been having a fight with the … Continue reading A Gardeners Dilemma: The Pros & Cons!
If you have been keeping up with my latest blogs about the garden projects that my boyz (hubby and son) have been doing you will be glad to see even more progress this week. Hubby has by some feat managed to drag the even bigger digger tracks to a position in the garden so we … Continue reading Positive Distraction- Creative Gardening
Following on from my previous blog I want to share with you more of the changes going on outside my cottage. The boyz have been busy again, undertaking a new project with the front garden in the vicinity of our patio furniture. Hubby has dug up weeds, invasive plants and replanted others. In its stead … Continue reading Positive Distraction:Busy Boyz & Bees
The weather has been absolutely fantastic for the month of April. So for the boyz there has been plenty of opportunity to be out in the garden. In the last 3 weeks ground has been dug, drills compiled and spuds planted. They have been busy lining the drills with clear bottles full of water to … Continue reading Positive Distraction/Keep on Gardening
We have survived the last week. The greatest thing we are thankful for is that we live in the countryside. So the boys have been outside again. My son has started a lucrative business mowing the lawn for his grandad. Hubby and son have been digging a patch in the back garden for seed potatoes. … Continue reading Positive Distraction: Pets & Things
Today we ventured out to the shops in Dromore to get some essentials and a few treats for the weekend. Well I stayed in the car while hubby kitted himself with gloves and a facemask and ventured into the shop. The reality of the current crisis is seen as you drive about and see all … Continue reading Positive Distraction: 4 positive mental health steps.