You say baked beans, we say baked beans, but…

You say baked beans, we say baked beans, but…

My kids are in baseball camp.  I am actively choosing to write a blog post about baked beans.  Yep, that’s how pointless I’ve become.  But this is happening.  Honest! There is some deep double meaning to all this, the bean thing, well that’s a...
The Last Day of School

The Last Day of School

Today was the end of the school year in America.  Yep, Brit friends, you know that half term you’re having… and the other WHOLE HALF TERM you’ll have before the summer holidays?  Well, here it’s a bit like that, but they don’t go back to...
Six.

Six.

Today is my son Ben’s 6th Birthday.  I have sort of got in the habit of writing him a blog love letter on this day for the past few years so, here we go again beautiful Benny! Oh my baby!  This kid!  I’m sure there is a point where little kids stop being...
Christmas.  T’weren’t like that in my day

Christmas. T’weren’t like that in my day

We got our first Elf on the Shelf this week – late to the party but glad we came.  Elf is currently riding on a glittery reindeer and I have MANY ideas for him.  This, added to my friend Lisa pointing out that advent calendars used to just have pictures inside...
A Beginner’s Guide to America

A Beginner’s Guide to America

They’ll love your accent they told me.  Well, one week and a day into being a Brit living in Cincinnati, USA I’m actually finding that no-one really seems to give that much of a monkeys.  There I am wandering round supermarkets, speaking loudly to my...