What a week it has been! For a change I haven’t managed to schedule this post at least the day before. We have had a really rubbish week. Between my injured eye, having tonsilitis and having to wear a 24 hour blood pressure monitor I’m pretty sad about my health this week. However, just to top that off Daisy had a febrile convulsion on Wednesday which was a terrifying few hours for us. Still, I’m not one to dwell so I’ve been looking forward to thinking about some of the good achievements of the week. This week has been a good one for frugality at least. Here is my Five Fabulously Frugal Things I’ve Done This Week – 21st April post.
*This is a collaborative post*. In the last few months a few people I know, online and offline, have been to New York. I’m SO jealous! New York is definitely somewhere that I would love to go to in the future. Perhaps when Daisy is a few years old. Today I want to share with you my New York City wishlist – I would love to hear your suggestions too!
My regular readers may remember that recently we received a Purrfectbox for our cats, Izzy and Jazz. We’ve been cat owners for 6 years now, when we received Izzy. Jazz joined us 4 years ago and they’ve been almost silently hating each other ever since. Despite this I still buy them lots of treats regularly and I never give up on my quest to make them friends. Playing with new toys regularly can keep my girls from fighting overnight. This makes for a better sleep for me and a more harmonious life for us all! Today I’m sharing my Purrfectbox Review with you and talking about this subscription box service.
This is Izzy. Izzy can destroy almost any toy in 2 minutes or less.
Recently my husband has been working a vast quantity of overtime shifts. While the extra money is always nice we don’t need it. Also, I’d rather have my husband home than have extra money. I know he feels the same. However, sometimes in life you have to just suck it up and get on with it. This means I’ve been doing all of the childcare alone. It also means that my husband has barely seen Daisy for the past fortnight. I’ve been good at going down the allotment without him and just getting on with it. However, I have missed my husband lots. Fortunately we had Saturday off and half of Sunday too. So that was nice! Our Living Arrows 16/52 post is now live!
Living Arrows is a linky from the lovely Donna from What The Redhead Said that you can find here. Parents are invited to link up weekly and share photos of their children from the previous week. I love taking part and I’m looking forward to looking back at the end of the year.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth – Kahlil Gibran
Living Arrows 16/52 – 2017
Daisy tried on some of the display glasses at Specsavers while we waited for Tom to buy his new glasses.
I love to bake for my family but sometimes I am short on time, or motivation. Being able to whip up something that takes just a couple of minutes, and tastes lovely, is always good. From time to time we like to enjoy these cheese scones and I’m sharing my cheese scones recipe with you today.