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Ella McLachlan
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It's been a while
Well it’s been a while
since I’ve visited this space. To be honest with the instant photo and message
sharing apps it’s so easy to keep up with friends and family, to send a picture
and share a snippet of our day, that I was beginning to think this blog was...
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Catching up
At the end of May we had a lovely two weeks with both sets of our parents visiting. However as they left the lurgy descended on our house and there followed a fortnight of sleepless nights and days of just trying to keep on top of the basic things like cook...
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May Bedside Posy
I loved the idea shared by Jools in her (very lovely) blog to treat yourself to a bedside posy each month. Here is my little posy of anemone flowers in the most stunning, vibrant purple. I love these flowers and despite how delicate they look they are still...
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Island life
(Photo taken by the lovely Dan McLachlan) I read a post on one
of my favourite blogs about the need to justify what you do as a stay at home
Mum and whilst this is a subject I feel passionate about (come on ladies we all
make our own decisions based on fina...
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Weaning update
We started weaning Marcus onto solid food two months ago and I have to say it has been really good fun. I was very taken with the idea of Baby Led Weaning, basically finger foods that baby feeds them self. However we have found that a mixture of mashed food...
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Happiness
The little things making me happy.. * Fresh flowers in the house. * The arrival in the post of some lovely fabric and the beginnings of a new project. * A milky coffee first thing in the morning... *... and a gin and tonic on the sofa in the evening. * Putt...
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A few makes
I've finally finished a few projects that I have been pottering away with between baby naps and in the evenings. I decided I wanted to give our living room a bit of attention. Unlike the other rooms in the house I really don't know what colour I want to pai...
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I heart Devon
Marcus and I made an impromptu trip to the mainland for the Easter weekend. We flew direct to Exeter on standby and had three wonderful days with my family. I wasn't the only one with this idea, lots of my friends were in Devon doing the same thing so I got...
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Time flies and all that
Where did that day go? What with Marcus feeding and having solids, it is tricky to fit it all in. Three meals and five feeds takes up a lot of time! Just keeping on top of the basic household chores seems to fill the rest of the day. By the time Marcus is i...
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6 months
My gorgeous boy, 6 months old today. You are such a smiley, friendly little man and charm anyone you meet. You adapt to any new situation I put you in, absorbing new places, faces and tastes, your expressive eyebrows giving you away. You love it when I kiss...
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