Category: Life in London

End of term picnic in the park…with SUNSHINE (mostly)

Before I start with the picnic I just have to share.  This is the newest craft magazine on the market.  It’s AMAZING.   Love love love it. Anyway on to the end of term picnic. Whatever your thoughts on school uniforms you have to admit that this is the cutest thing EVER.  Mr. Magoo wore …

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Best Canada Day EVER!

The largest Canada Day party outside of Canada is in LONDON!  There was no way we were going to miss that!  So although the kids still have week of school left,  I pulled them for the day.  I mean come on!  It must illegal for a Canadian to work on July 1st right?  So we …

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It’s hot as Hades in London today!

30 Degrees in the SHADE!  damn I’m hot.  Okay I understand that there are people all over the world suffering from sucky weather. Slave lake Alberta anyone?  But it has been raining for a MONTH here in London! So upon hearing that there was going to be a heat wave I was delighted.  Saturday was …

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Ten for Tea?

Miss Thing was invited to a birthday party today and it was for TEA~!  How cute is that?  I’d looked up the Tea Party on the web and thought, what a fantastic idea but then we saw it and I just about DIED .  You just cannot believe how cute it is!  We met the …

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Blog resolution…

I should totally make a resolution to blog every day of 2011. um, no. First the knitting.  This is the yarn Mr. Magoo wants a pair of socks out of, but currently it’s making a beret/tam so he has to wait.  This means that everytime he sees it, he tries to bring it to me …

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Kiss my ASS 2010!

I didn’t get noise makers for tonight.  Why?  Cause I hate noise makers.  I did  get Christmas crackers for the 25th and we didn’t get the cheap £1 ones from Poundland either!  These ones came with fancy crowns and everything! The problem with Christmas crackers is that they are so fun that it’s almost impossible …

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Germany/England…the overlap….

Cleaning off the old phone with my sneaky pictures on it yesterday I came across a few I hadn’t shared. Oh Germany there are certain things about you I definitely miss..like the Hollister store in Frankfurt. We didn’t go to Frankfurt often but it was always fun when we did…mostly I miss the “Frau on …

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Car boot heaven….

I’m living in the UK, car boot heaven and until yesterday I hadn’t been to a single one.  I used to watch BBC Canada a LOT back home and most of my favorite shows had to do with property but there were a few that had more to do with antiquing and car booting.  What’s …

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Send modge podge….and a glue gun.

So husband is gone.  To FRANCE.  When I would go on a grade 5 field trip it would be to Prince Albert, I’m just sayin’.   So I’m home with the monkeys and what happens, I have a crafting emergency.  You know where you are sitting there minding your own business and suddenly you HAVE …

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Uniform, uniforms…

So the kids have uniforms.  You would NOT believe how much time this takes off the beginning of the day.  We can wake up have breakfast and head out the door.  There is no thought at all about what to wear, if this favorite or that favorite is clean.  It’s just put on your uniform …

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