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The Seedlings and the new Greenhouse

So today Emily and I went and brought a new greenhouse assembled it and planted up our seedlings. We also planted a load more new seeds, bulbs and 4 growing sticks! We are moving on from Emily’s Royal Horticultural society’s… Continue Reading →

Our start on the grow your own Journey.

Today we started our grow your own journey with the purchase, assembly and planting of a wide range of plants. We have spent the winter planning this years growing. Gathered our seeds and soil (compost) and our first seeds were… Continue Reading →

Making a Desk lamp, Emily’s 1st Eureka crate.

Emily couldn’t wait to open her first Eureka crate and get stuck in making her desk lamp. It was more of a challenge than our previous Kiwi crates but Emily did it all by herself and I was so proud… Continue Reading →

How we upcycled an old office chair

Today Emily and I upcycled my old office chair. Originally fake leather, the poor chair had seen better days. It was so sorry looking it lived covered in a throw. Today in the typical ADHD fashion at 3pm in the… Continue Reading →

How we did it! Emily’s Cosplay Anya Forger

We had such a great day yesterday Emily worked with my mum to create her Anya Forger cosplay dress. Last minutes she decided to include the plush toy to her outfit so we even went on to make the Chimera… Continue Reading →

Blasting off in the coding world with Play Piper.

This week Emily She will be blasting off with Piper play learning electronics and coding. Starting with Getting started and finishing at Traffic lights. My original goal was to end with the second stage Blink mission. However Emily took to… Continue Reading →

Emily’s Exploration into the world of Raspberry PI

Emily’s journey into the wonderful world of Raspberry Pi’s. we are starting Emily’s exploration into Raspberry pi’s with the Raspberry pi Pico with the Explorer base from Pimoroni. We will be using three different runtime programs. Thorny – code editor… Continue Reading →

Beautiful Tin Hedgehog.

Today we did the Girls Tin Mel science crate. This is two experiments one being the beautiful Tin Hedgehog. This absolutely beautiful experiment is matched with a Tin Dendrite Experiment. My Girls aged 11 and 15 years old are both… Continue Reading →

An amazing adventure at Widemouth Bay

Today we were directed to Widemouth Bay. The owners of the Campsite we are staying at suggested it when I mentioned Ems love of Rocks. We were not disappointed. We started at Black Rock beach. Black Rock is in the… Continue Reading →

A new tent’s 1st outing

For a camping fan there is nothing as exciting as a new tent’s 1st outing. It had been years since we last had a family sized ‘glamping’ tent. This year we have two trips planned the first is a short… Continue Reading →

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