Monthly Archives: April 2011

Easter routines then and now

Well it seemed we were no sooner back to routine than we were off on holidays again.  With the Easter weekend coming four days after the schools went back. Easter weekend has always been an important weekend for me as … Continue reading

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If you don’t use it you will lose it.

I was intrigued when driving up to Perth yesterday for a marketing consultation to hear that retail sales have slightly risen in the past month.  Like the expert that Radio Scotland had on to discuss this I was surprised having … Continue reading

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Back to reality

Today has been all about getting back to reality as the alarm went off again at the crack of dawn, there were packed lunches to be made, clothes to put away, porridge to help the brain cells to be made … Continue reading

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A halt to the cleaning and a start to living

Well I confess that my spring clean has indeed come to a halt.  I did clean the exterior of the kitchen cupboards but that has been the extent of my cleaning since Tuesday.  The living room is on my list today … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning ahead of the to do list.

We are now in to-day two of the Easter holidays.  I am taking next week off but this week I am doing that rather wonderful juggling act familiar to many working parents.   This consists of getting up very early and … Continue reading

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Spring Clean First Task- Clearing out the wardrobe

The past few years have taught me lots. From spending less on food to making more out of left overs.  From growing fruit and vegetables to even the joys of the German superstores of Aldi and Lydl.  All this efficiency, keeping and … Continue reading

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