This is my Picnic Planning Checklist. A bit of pre-picnic planning and preparation can take al fresco eating from being a challenge to being a joy!! Trust me, I’ve learnt from experience!Read More
My Sunday Photo for 24 July 2016. This week my boy, Little Mister, is showing off his climbing skills and reminding me, yet again, just how quickly he is growing up!
‘COUNTDOWN’ is my Word of the Week. It’s also been an emotional & exciting week as each countdown had a happy, and sometimes emotional, ending!Read More
We reviewed ‘Marcel’ written by Eda Akaltum. It’s a beautifully styled book attempting to address the issue of a adult or child- coming into a child’s life. Book Giveaway in this post
The Little Shires were lucky enough to meet the man who brings Julia Donaldson’s amazing words to illustrative life. He didn’t just sign their book ‘The Scarecrows Wedding’ but drew in it too. They were so chuffed! #SundayPhotoRead More
I make no apologies, I’m shouting loud & proud about my little ones.
When they thrust into my hands their End of School reports, little did my Little Shires know they’d bring me to tears *in a good way!* Proud? You betcha I am!
There is something magical about going to the theatre with the children; the interaction on stage, the live music and the unpredictable nature of the children! Here’s my Top Ten children’s theatre in & around Oxfordshire & LondonRead More
Summertime makes the move from the urban city to the Oxford countryside more noticeable than ever – yes, it’s beautiful but it’s all full of pesky birds, insects and amphibians waiting just to trip me up!Read More
My Sunday Photo for 10 July 2016 was taken after a fun day at our school fete. Cracking into the Coconut we won at the Shy was challenging to say the least!Read More
Hi, I'm Tracey. Follow my journey as an Urban mummy getting to grips with leaving London and relocating to Oxfordshire countryside with two children. Here you'll read about new places we've discovered & old London haunts; quick fix recipes & tips on healthy eating and the odd rant or two about parenting & life in general! Welcome
So Welcome to Mummy in the [oxford]shire: Nothing heavy. Sometimes funny. All me.