Painting with kids is so much fun isn’t it?
No. No it’s not. It’s not fun unless they are painting outside, in the garden, naked, on a day hot enough to hose everything down at the end, including the children. But this hack might help to keep some of the paint in one spot if you’re doing it inside.
Mother’s day is coming up! Last year, after my obligatory lie-in, my husband asked me what I’d like to do for the rest of day. My answer was quick and simple. I didn’t want to be taken to brunch, I didn’t want to go on a shopping spree, I said, “I want to lie in bed looking at my phone while you sort out the laundry”.
If you want your bananas to stay yellow, wrap foil around the stems. This will slow their production of ethylene which makes them (and other fruit around them) ripen. Science innit.
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ONE FROM THE LADYLAND ARCHIVES…
Today is International Women’s Day, so we Ladylanders will be celebrating with a long child-free lunch, thanks to crazy feminist ideas like having partners that share childcare, being allowed to drink wine and using our own money to buy it.
I’m normally not very patriotic, nor particularly bothered about being proud of my Italian roots. But I confess that each March 8th I am a little.
While Italians are not particularly renowned for respecting women, they are very famous for loving them.