Category: Daily life in England

Play Couch from Toys2You (Etsy shop)

For our new Garden House, I have decided to have an Art and Crafts corner, a dining table set with benches, and an area for hanging up the laundry (it would be nice if we can have an utility room for this purpose). This… Continue Reading “Play Couch from Toys2You (Etsy shop)”

Celebrating J’s 9th birthday

I bought some cake decorating stuff for J to decorate his own cake. He was very happy. We were trying to pose like this old picture which was taken in June 2014 when J was 3 months old! Swipe the picture below to see.… Continue Reading “Celebrating J’s 9th birthday”

J making fluffy sponge cake for birthday

In the past I always make pound cake as our birthday cake because it’s does not require much techniques and gives a good outcome. This time I would like to try an advanced level (well, it’s advanced for us) by making a fluffy sponge… Continue Reading “J making fluffy sponge cake for birthday”

Feb 2023 Half Term Trip Accommodation – Southwell Retreat Glamping Pod

As always I did a long detailed search on accommodations for our family trips. There were not much choices this time that suit our needs. I did not want to stay in the ones that’s a pub and a B&B / hotel. I worried… Continue Reading “Feb 2023 Half Term Trip Accommodation – Southwell Retreat Glamping Pod”

Feb 2023 Half Term Trip – Day 3 Creswell Crags

(For all the pictures shown in this post, you can simply click on them to enlarge) When did we visit: We visited on a Friday in mid February. It was cloudy and very windy in the morning. The outdoor area was not crowded when… Continue Reading “Feb 2023 Half Term Trip – Day 3 Creswell Crags”

Feb 2023 Half Term Trip – Day 2 Robins Hood Wheelgate Theme Park

(For all the pictures shown in this post, you can simply click on them to enlarge) We went to their other theme park called Twinlakes in Leicestershire last summer . When did we visit: We visited on a Thursday in mid February. It was… Continue Reading “Feb 2023 Half Term Trip – Day 2 Robins Hood Wheelgate Theme Park”

My Art and Crafts corner set up in our Garden House Feb 2023

So after waiting for different parties to complete their works, our Garden House is finally completed. I bought a set of small dining table & benches (which I have always wanted a set) and has finally arrived (around 2 months wait) a few days… Continue Reading “My Art and Crafts corner set up in our Garden House Feb 2023”

My recent dining set purchase for my new Garden House

I have always wanted a dining set with benches. I think they look chic and stylish. Our Garden House has finally completed and we are planning to have an extra dining table in one of the corners as J’s art and craft table /… Continue Reading “My recent dining set purchase for my new Garden House”

My primitive paper tray made with leftover cardboards

I made a primitive paper tray for J’s art and craft cabinet. It is made by upcycling some leftover cardboards that I saved up in the past. Each tray can be pulled out so you can get the paper out more easier.

Ravensburger Minecraft Board Game

J is very into Minecraft recently so I bought him several books (which I am going to write about later on) and regularly buys him Minecraft magazines . He loves them all and keep reading them and telling me about them. Mr. B also… Continue Reading “Ravensburger Minecraft Board Game”