Leave To Remain: Granted!!!

This week my wife finally received her Indefinite Leave To Remain. Finally, after five years and almost eight weeks since we sent the form in, we are finally safe and settled and forever. In case you didn’t know bethend is American and came over here on a student visa originally and then …

Blogger Tag: 100 Truths

I was tagged by Romina from Mini Mummi Blogger in the 100 Truths blogger tag created by Debbie, over at My random musings. I figured was a good way to start the new year – by getting to know me better. So here are 100 things about me and the bloggers …

Into 2018: A Yearly Blog Review

This year has been a pretty good year in the QLF house. Snappy met so many milestones, we’ve celebrated holidays and spent time with family. We’ve been to America, aquariums and all over. There have been some rough days too. Snappy was very clingy throughout the year and bethend really …

A Quiet Christmas

As you know, we do Thanksgiving in style but scale down Christmas. This year we had nearly twenty people over for Thanksgiving; at Christmas, it will just be the three of us. Last year there were four of us as we have my best friend over for Christmas. This year …

Blogging: Liebster Award

Thanks to Helen at Welsh Mum Writing for nominating me for a Liebster award! My second blogger nominated award. It’s a great way to let everyone know some blogs you like and some more stuff about you – depending on the questions of course! These are the questions Helen asked, …

Hives On My Bum: Or When Allergies Go Weird

If you follow us on social media at all (check our links out in the sidebar) you’ll know that I ended up and in hospital the other week, and that my allergies are a little out of control right now. Allergies aren’t always about deathly reactions and epi-pens; millions of …