My family

Me & Mine – May 2016

Me & Mine Family Portrait May 2016

Well, I know I probably say this every month, but seriously, where has May gone? I was completely unprepared for this weekend being the last in May so our photos were a bit of a rush job. We hoped to take some when we were out and about but it’s sometimes tricky finding a spot to set up the tripod, does anyone else find this? Anyway, we ended up taking them in the garden and even got Rosalie to do…

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jumping!
My family

Learning to jump

When Rosalie had her 27 month review she got ‘marked down’ because she couldn’t jump forward with two feet off the ground. It’s odd isn’t it? Jumping seems so easy…

smelling tulips
Vacations

A sunny weekend in Somerset

We couldn’t have asked for better weather for our weekend trip down to Somerset to visit my family – beautiful sunshine the whole weekend. It was quite exciting packing summer…

swings at Finkley Down
Days out

A day at Finkley Down Farm

Saturday was our fifth wedding anniversary, and we thought what better way to celebrate than with a family day out at the farm! Ok, so the farm was more for Rosalie, but…

jess & jim signing register
My family

Five years

Five years ago today I walked down the aisle to marry my best friend of ten years. It was an absolutely perfect day – the weather was warm, the only…

Me & Mine April 2016
My family

Me & Mine – April 2016

So April was a bit of a crazy month weather-wise wasn’t it? We’ve had lots of beautiful sunshine but this past week has been so chilly and we even had…

making time for us
Wellbeing

Carving out time for him and me

Jim and I had ten years together as a couple before Rosalie came along, so it’s fair to say that the arrival of our little bundle did mean adjustments had to…

toddler on tree stump
Days out

Spring at The Vyne

I was raised on National Trust properties; my mum likes to remind me of the time I got told off for running and flapping my coat down the long gallery…