What would you do with an hour?

An hour. Sixty Minutes. Three thousand-six hundred seconds. A period of time which can go by in the flash of an eye, or can feel like a luxurious eternity. My appreciation of the humble hour has increased dramatically since becoming a parent. I have always been someone who endeavours to use time as efficiently as possible – to the extent where sometimes I have to be told to stop and switch-off for a bit. But children have a wonderful way

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6 ways to keep on top of things

If I had my way, our house would always be neat, clean and dust free. All of the drawers and cupboards would be organised and wouldn’t have anything out-of-date, unused or broken in them. The below quotation from William Morris sums up my ideal ethos really well: If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. Unfortunately life

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Carpe Diem – Using Time Efficiently!

In actual fact, with a small baby it’s really about ‘Seize the Hour’ or even ‘Seize the Minute’. More so than ever before, every minute is precious and needs to be be used efficiently. That might be to get a load of chores done. It might be to have a shower. Or it might just be to sit down and have a quiet cup of tea. H has been in an overnight routine for over 6 weeks now so in

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Blog Post 26-04-2011

Yesterday was, despite my fears, beyond productive!  I was most happy.  I was also most achey when I went to bed.  It will make for a very dull blog post, but here is a summary of my accomplishments 🙂 Repotting my courgette and pepper seedlings; Buying a trough for my lettuce and sewing the seeds; Going food shopping; Tidying the upstairs completely (all rooms) and washing all windows inside and out!; Treating the back fence near the veg patch; Setting-up

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About Me

Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (4 & 1). I'm a Techie, Gardener, cake lover and tea addict. I'm trying to get our family to live a more sustainable life. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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