There has been a lot going on over here at RRandJ Designs, but just as a quick reminder don't forget my nieces and nephews, AKA the FAB FIVE have been getting ready for there awesome adventure climbing Snowden to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust - please support there efforts HERE! In other news,… Continue reading What’s going on at RRandJ Designs? #art #createlongridge #extraordianrywomen
I'd like to draw your attention to my amazing nieces and nephew's -AKA the Fab Five!- who, with the help of my family, are planning an awesome adventure in August 2018! Erin age 13, Sofia and Mark aged 10, Keyaan 9 and Maxwell 4, are climbing Snowden to raise money for the charity The Cystic… Continue reading The Fab Five Climb Snowden for #cftrustuk
As you may know by now I am entering Create Longridge this year, an art competition based in the Ribble Valley. In the run up to the competition I thought I'd try my hand at a few different styles of painting. Recently I have been admiring a lot of abstract art, this is not something… Continue reading My First time painting an abstract landscape
Hi Everyone, this week I read a thriller called " The Dry" by Jane Harper. It is Harper's debut novel and was given to me by my father in law to read. Luckily for me he is an avid reader and book buyer with very similar taste in literature to me, plus he is very… Continue reading The Dry by Jane Harper #readingchallenge book 4
The day has finally arrived, Joseph's last day at nursery school. We have the six weeks summer holiday and then my little baby boy is going to "big boy" school. I didn't know how I was going to feel on this day. Although in general Joseph has enjoyed his time at nursery we've had our… Continue reading Joseph Graduates Nursery
Hi everyone, just wanted to share with you some photos of Joe's 4th birthday celebrations last weekend! Joe decided that he wanted a sleepover with his cousins for his birthday instead of a big party, so we squeezed 10 of us in our two bedroom house over night and had Nanny and Grandad over too… Continue reading Joseph’s 4th Birthday!
Blue sky. My little boy. Sweeping up leaves with his trusty wooden toy broom, lost in a three year old's busy work. All its meaning in the process. The journey. He's learning how to be big and grown up, where nothing is about the journey any more. We are swept up with the idea of… Continue reading Repeat
As you may have seen on Rob's Facebook page Joe has been a bit under the weather recently. As much as I love Autumn and Winter along comes with it colds, bugs and infections and therefore more trips to the hospital, more medications and more sleepless nights filled with the sound of our little man… Continue reading Update on Joe
Autumn begins on the 22nd September officially, but at our house, despite soaring temperatures, the first of September was when the Autumn fun began. Autumn is my favourite season, I love the colours, the food, the clothes, all of it. We have been doing lots of Autumnal activities as a family and I have been… Continue reading Autumn fun!
Today is the first of September! And although it may not be officially Autumn until the 22nd September, it's Autumn term, so that's enough excuse for me to start celebrating my favourite season! Today was mine and Joe's first day back to "normality" as Robin has gone back to work after the long summer holidays,… Continue reading DIY Birdfeeder craft activity and sensory play