I have really missed writing up my Little Loves post over the summer, and I am glad the weekly link up is back after its summer break. I last wrote a Little Loves post back on the 27th July, a post that was filled with emotion as Katie had just finished primary school. Fast forward 6 and a bit weeks and she has just started high school, thankfully with a lot less emotion from me. So my Little Loves this week is a look back at our summer holidays.

The summer holidays

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My aim was to read 2 books during the summer holidays and I achieved this.… Continue reading

Below is a post I wrote this time last year as we were about to embrace the 2015 summer holidays.  Fast forward a year and here we are again, on the brink of another 7 weeks of the kids being off. The teen actually broke up at 12.20pm last Friday, and daughter has another 3 full days in school. Thankfully she loves school so won’t be begrudging her brother an extra 3 days of lie ins.

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We had an awesome summer last year and managed to go away 3 times. Fast forward to this year and we only have 1 night away in the diary.… Continue reading

The Glamping Pod

I am linking this post (which is my very first blog post from September 2013) with Tots100 Be Inspired linky looking back at Summer memories

Remember the summer holidays ? We have got 4 days of school runs under our belt, and I must admit the summer holidays now seem a distant memory. I was lucky enough to have most of the school holidays off, and I knew I wanted to keep the kids busy. We love our holidays as a family and I always start thinking about the summer holidays around Easter time. As we had been to Florida in May I knew our holidays had to be fairly cheap, but I also wanted a few breaks away.… Continue reading