Snow day!

No school, snow day today! It’s really deep and still coming down. It’s great having a bonus day off, boys had a lie in and we are now eating crumpets with golden syrup in front of the fire. Yes I…

Competitions on Money Saving Expert

I’ve just stumbled across a thread on Money Saving Expert forum about competitions. There are literally hundreds of competitions to enter, daily, weekly, monthly and instant wins. You name it and the details are there. People on the forum apear…

About Me

Hi, I am a mum of twin identical girls aged 6 years and two boys aged 13 and 17 years. I live in a small market town called Knaresborough in North Yorkshire.I am really enjoying the challenges of being a mum to twins, however it hasn't been easy and I am still learning how to juggle my four children (not literally) in order to meet their needs as well maintain my own sanity! I am a freelance writer and have written a few short stories and magazine articles, 2 of which are published.

Olly Murs

I went to a nightclub to watch Olly Murs on Wednesday night, for those who don’t know who he is he came second on the X Factor. I was a bit nervous about going as I haven’t been to a…

Crazy traffic and crazy people in charge of shopping trolleys!

What makes normally sane people turn into lunatics when behind the wheel of a car or in charge of a shopping trolley? We had a hospital appointment for my son at 2pm today so we set off in plenty of…

£143.00 up!

I’ve just won £143.00 on Gala Bingo, it was my first time on it. You get a free £20.00 to play with as long as you put £5 of your own funds in. It was strange how I won right…

Why, oh why did I wish for snow!?

What a nightmare! I went to the library Christmas book club party tonight (yes I know, I live life on the edge). I collected my friend who lives at the top of a hill, just at the start of a…

Hope we get snow!

I keep looking out of the window for snow, but I think it’s a bit wet here in yorkshire at the moment. I love snow (as well as Christmas) it brings back memories of chapped legs fom wearing my wellies…

Year 4 Nativity extravaganza

Year 4 at my son’s school have just performed a modern version of the nativity and it was fantastic!They have been working on it for weeks. My son had to rock and roll dance with one of the girls in…

Quiz night success

We had a fab evening and the quiz questions went down a treat, although I think I had high expectations of the guests level of ability! One guest who shall remain nameless (David) answered that venison was a drinkable product…

Busy, busy, busy!

I love Christmas! Today I have 32 presents to wrap for year fours visit from santa, serve mulled wine to parents at the nativity (volunteerd so I have an excuse to watch my super talented son for the 3rd time!)…

The Whoops a Daisy Angel

I have just watched my youngest son’s nativity play. It was adorable! Now that he’s in year one he had a speaking part – One line “Whoops a daisy was so excited she forgot to tidy herself up” he was…


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