It is the end of the August – and nearly the end of the summer holidays. They have totally flown by. Tomorrow is September, the month where everything will change forever. It sounds dramatic I know, but when you have a child starting school, it suddenly seems such a huge thing. Ollie is totally ready. Being a December baby he is one of the older ones in his year group and he loves learning. It doesn’t make it easier, that my precious rainbow baby is all of a sudden big enough to go to school. We’ve had such a lazy…

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I was bit surprised when my phone reminded me the other day that it was time to write this months Me & Mine Project. July has passed us by in a blur to be honest. I think the run up to the end of the school year is always manic – theres so many things to remember and so many events going on. We’ve had sports days, leavers presentations, a festival, a visit to the Lavender Farm, been duck racing, and had school visits and picnics in preparation for Ollie starting reception in September (how has that happened?). Its been…

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 June Me & Mine June has flown by and we are nearly into July and the last few weeks of school. The last couple of weeks of preschool for Ollie before he starts school in September. I’m wishing the time away as I can’t wait for it to be the summer holidays and to be out of our routine and not rushing around and shouting like a crazy person every morning. On the other hand though it is bittersweet as I will be losing another one of my babies into the school system. Don’t get me wrong he is totally…

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Its the end of May already?! May for the Brushneen household, has passed in a blur of dust, mess, dust sheets and more dust. As Ell has been fitting our new kitchen himself (and he’s done an amazing job), because he has only had weekends to get on with it, it seems like it has been going on forever! The majority of the kitchen was in when I wrote our April post, but we were waiting on worktops. I can happily say it is now completely finished – except for the living room has now started! Its been a boring…

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It’s the end of April and it’s been a funny old month. We’ve had sunshine and shorts and then random frosts and back to winter coats. This month Izzie turned 7, we had the most glorious weather, just like the the day she was born. Straight after her birthday, all hell broke loose in our house with the start of the kitchen renovation (if you remember the infamous flooding of the kitchen by our tabby cat). The rest of April has consisted of dust, dust, and more dust and it also coincided with the Easter holidays. I feel awful admitting…

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March seems to have just flown by and its time again to post our Me & Mine Project photos. It has overall been a positive month for us, compared to February (wow February sucked). Spring has sprung and the germs seem to have disappeared with winter – you have no idea how happy I am to write that. We are still in the throes of the kitchen incident – and waiting for the insurance to pay out so we can start ripping out the damaged kitchen and installing our dream one. We spent a very long. Saturday evening planning it…

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