Today I turn 37 (GULP!), a mere three years from the big 4-0! How is it then that inside I still feel like that 18-year-old who went out dancing until the early hours and yet still managed to get to work for 8am fresh-faced and hangover free? Unfortunately, my body has other ideas and at… Continue reading 37 Things I Have Learnt In 37 Years
If you are regular reader of Fraser’s Fun House, you will know how much I love books and how important I feel it is to share this passion with the kids. From only a few months old I spent time reading and enjoying books with the kids, mirroring the experiences I had as a child.… Continue reading Book Review: The Bobby & Morph Collection by R E Fisher
It’s this time of year, as the weather becomes warmer, that I look back with fondness on my carefree Summer days and the fun and laughter they brought. Being out late into the evening playing with the other children on our street and only having to go in when the streetlamps came on, what I… Continue reading Summer Memories With Old English Company Enamel Pins Plus Giveaway!
Synopsis The Comfort Food Cafe is perched on a windswept clifftop at what feels like the edge of the world, serving up the most delicious cream teas; beautifully baked breads, and carefully crafted cupcakes. For tourists and locals alike, the ramshackle cafe overlooking the beach is a beacon of laughter, companionship, and security – a… Continue reading Book Review: Summer at the Comfort Food Cafe By Debbie Johnson
New Lanark is an 18th Century mill village situated less than an hours drive from the Scottish cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Built alongside the picturesque River Clyde it’s one of Scotland’s six UNESCO World Heritage sites, boasting a popular visitor attraction and much more besides. It’s history is widely known thanks to the revolutionary… Continue reading Days Out: New Lanark Mills World Heritage Site, Scotland
Last week I received confirmation. The words there in black and white telling me which school our little man has been allocated to attend in September. Even though I have known for the past (almost) five years that this day was on the horizon I genuinely can’t believe my baby boy will be starting school… Continue reading Starting School: Where Has The Time Gone?
Inspired by fellow blogger Hello Bexa, I thought this post would be a wonderfully positive way to round off the week. Having recently read Bexa’s 50 Things That Make Me Happy it made me wonder how easy it would be for me to make a list of 50 things that make me happy, so I… Continue reading 50 Things That Make Me Happy
As it’s nearing the end of the month I always find myself peeking onto the next page of the calendar to see how many upcoming Birthdays, Anniversaries etc we have and every time I am taken by surprise at the sheer volume! We don’t have massive families, however if you add extended family and friends… Continue reading Regalo London: A New Way To Shop
I have always really enjoyed getting crafty with the kids, there’s nothing better on a day when we are at a loose end than to get the creative juices flowing. Quite often though when the crafting mood takes hold I find that we are missing something we need and end up having to make a… Continue reading Review: Squidgydoodle Superhero Adventure Craft & Sensory Box
Synopsis Come to the Comfort Food Café this spring for sunshine, smiles and plenty of truly scrumptious lemon drizzle cake. My name is Willow Longville. I live in a village called Budbury on the stunning Dorset coast with my Mum Lynnie, who sometimes forgets who I am. I’m a waitress at the Comfort Food Café,… Continue reading Book Review: Sunshine at the Comfort Food Cafe by Debbie Johnson