November 10, 2019

Today was a good day.

Life can get on top of you - you get caught up in the busyness of working and school stuff - it gets darker earlier meaning we are all feeling tired - we have become pretty lazy at the weekends, tending to only head out if we need shopping.

It has b...

October 14, 2019

As this year is flying by at an alarming rate - I thought I'd share some of my past home-made decorations with you. I have gone for the rustic, natural look.

All you will need is:

Galvanised wire (bought in Poundstretcher)

Ribbon or string

Cranberries (about £2 per box)

Cin...

October 1, 2019

It's pretty obvious from all my photographs and of course my blog - that we are big fans of the great outdoors. Sometimes my three do need a bit of extra encouragement to get away from the TV - so I've been bringing a few extra bits with me when we go out walking.

We ha...

June 17, 2019

It's been a while since we crafted here, I do miss it and tend to not make the time for it as much as I used to! What with all of the rain we've been having here this past week I thought I'd keep them busy making some little dragonflies out of helicopter seeds and twig...

June 4, 2019

How many times have you been out walking and your kid has asked: "what kind of tree is this?"

I like to think I can answer most times, but some leaves look very similar. So, I have drawn out a leaf identifier that I hope may be of some use to you all. We have also been...

March 25, 2019

Gosh, we had been without the use of our car for three months. Before Christmas, the starter motor went, it was just not affordable at the time so we have had to keep putingt it off. But as of yesterday, we are on the road again. We have managed in the past without the...

March 5, 2019

Yesterday, whilst walking my youngest two home from school, my son said: "I am very lucky, I have been camping loads of times, some people in my class have never been."

Admittedly I didn't camp for the first time until I was 33 (shameful I know) but since our first wild...

January 23, 2019

We tend to get a little excited when we discover things whilst walking in the woods - yesterday we discovered our first batch of Scarlet Elf Cups - there were loads of them covering the woodland floor!

They are fairly common in damp, mossy woodland but it's the first ti...

January 5, 2019

I am throwing it back to January 2017 - this is what we were up to two years ago.....

We have a new guilty pleasure that comes in the form of a series on the Discovery channel – it’s called Alaskan Bush People and we’ve totally got sucked into watching their lives on sc...

August 6, 2018

"But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Benjamin Franklin.

Not a pleasant subject - but inevitable that at some point, we will have to leave this world and it is good to talk with family and friends about funeral pla...

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Kippers and Curtains

Our first trip to MCM Comic Con, London

October 30, 2019

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I'm Sarah - welcome to my blog. We are a family of 5 who can often be found foraging in the woods or camping at a festival. I love boho style and taking pictures.......

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