Recently I have been experimenting with tea staining paper for various art projects, namely my junk journals and mixed media projects. Joseph has also been intrigued by the process and has made a treasure map with some of the paper I made! If you are interested in trying this out at home for yourself or… Continue reading Tea Staining paper
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
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!
I have gotten back into reading fiction books recently. I've dipped in and out of fiction books for the past few years, but have mainly been engrossed in non fiction. Somehow this month I'm now on my fourth fiction book, this may not seem a lot to some of you, I know before I had… Continue reading Recommended read! “A Song for Tomorrow” #cysticfibrosis #alicemartineau #alicepeterson
A recent development in my life is that I can no longer eat gluten or milk products. I have been suffering with various health issues for several years but for just short of a year these issues have escalated and through several visits to GP's, Gastroenterology appointments, blood tests, samples and elimination diets the doctors… Continue reading Gluten and Milk free banana pancakes
Food, food, terrifying food Food is a touchy subject around here. This is a difficult post to write. But I think it needs to be written as there are other parents going through similar things with there children and they may find value in this post. As a parent, when you say your child has… Continue reading food food terrifying food #foodaversions #cysticfibrosis #GORD
Hi everyone, thought I would give a bit of an update on Joe and his health and what we've been up to! Last week Joe had his bi-monthly clinic appointment with his team at hospital. It was a bit traumatic for us all as not only did he have his usual appointments with the dietitian,… Continue reading Update on Joe #cysticfibrosis #sensoryprocessing
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!