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August 2015

    Living Arrows 2015 – Week 35

    31/08/2015

    Living Arrows – Week 35

    “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” Khalil Gibran

    The final week of the school holidays and our last few days together before the normality of back to school/work resumes. This weekend we spent a few nights under canvas in our tent pitched in the Lincolnshire countryside. It’s been a whole year since we went camping with Little Mr so we wasn’t sure how he’d take to it as a toddler but we need not have worried, he absolutely loved it.

    We shared the tent with my Sister and our nephew so the boys shared a bedroom pod together sleeping on their airbeds and they were excellent. I was worried they might disturb each other through the night but the fresh air seemed to knock them out and they both slept really well.

    We spent a lazy day around the campsite on Friday and Little Mr played on the grass with his new Red Arrow toy that his Grandparents had bought him. It’s so lovely to watch his imagination come alive playing with new toys.

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    My Mom spent a good half an hour playing with bubbles in the field and Little Mr loved it. He wanted to join in blowing the bubbles but hasn’t got the technique of blowing them just yet. My Mom showed him that he didn’t really need to blow them if he stood with the wind in the right direction so he stood with his arms waving in the air hoping the wind would catch the bubble mixture and let the bubbles fly off around him.

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    We’ve had such a wonderful weekend together and I’m a little bit sad the summer is nearly at an end. Time to cook up some plans for September to keep the fun times going.

     Living Arrows

  • Me and Mine August 2015

    Me and Mine August 2015 August has been a wonderful month for our family. At the beginning of the month, we spent a week on holiday in Weymouth enjoying the beach, exploring the stunning…

    31/08/2015
  • Fisher Price Little People Skyway

    Review: Fisher Price Little People Skyway

    Little Mr adores anything with wheels. His particular favourites are cars and trains so when Fisher Price sent him the Little People Skyway to review he was really excited. The Fisher Price Little People…

    27/08/2015
  • Making memories on the beach*

    Our camping trip to Lincolnshire is pretty much one of my highlights of the year. We have been going on our annual camping trip for about 7 years now. We pack up all our…

    26/08/2015
  • Living Arrows 2015 – Week 34

    Living Arrows – Week 34 “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” Khalil Gibran Little Mr has thrived this Summer holiday. He’s really enjoyed days with his Daddy…

    24/08/2015
  • Meet the Pinkertons

    When Little Mr has gone to bed and hubby is out for the evening playing one of his many sports, I do love to sit down on the sofa and have a bit of…

    24/08/2015
  • Why a dehumidifier is healthy for your home

    Dehumidifiers reduce the level of moisture in the air, and can leave your home feeling more comfortable and more healthy. Below are some compelling reasons why you might want to think about investing in…

    20/08/2015
  • The one with the WOTY nomination

    Since returning from our lovely holiday to Weymouth (which I still need to share with you) I faced the scales and the reality that I had put on 6.5lb over two weeks not entirely…

    19/08/2015
  • Checking out Critter Creek at Paultons Park

    A couple of weeks ago we had the pleasure of visting Paulton’s Park, a family theme park in Hampshire on the south coast. I’ve heard so much about the park over the last few years…

    19/08/2015