You’re a Mummy not a Hairdresser…

I just read a funny post over on a new blog I’ve just stumbled over on Twitter (threelittlebees) about a self-styled toddler haircut, with his brothers scissors. I know quite…

Your Earliest Memory

What is your earliest memory? I can remember playing amongst sunflowers, tall and bright, that were planted in a bed with a terracotta border. I was barefoot, and I trod…

You Can Have Nice Things Or You Can Have Children

I’ll be the first to admit I’m somewhat klutzy, it runs in the family. It’s rare though that I actually ruin anything nice. I have noticed since having a child…

World Breastfeeding Week

So, it’s world breastfeeding week hey. Good topic for a #throwbackthursday methinks. OH THE PAIN! THE AGONY! THE KNIVES IN MY BOOOOOOOOBS! That is my initial memory of breasfeeding. It…

Woofer

This picture popped up on my Facebook today. I love it. RJ still has ‘Woofer’, he still sleeps with him every night. He’s looking a bit scruffier, and he looks…

Winter Wears: Coats And Boots

We have been confined to the house recently. Not because we have the plague or anything, but because the Stupid Dog is in season, and we can’t take her out…

Wine Tasting At Veeno St Paul’s

If there’s one thing I have in common with my little sister it’s liking a glass of wine of an evening. Or lunchtime. Well…anyway! She was obviously my first choice…

Win Something Gorgeous From Three Bags Full – New Zealand Kids Brand

I am inordinately proud of just how CUTE Rian is. I always thought he would make a great model, so I’m always thrilled to showcase kids fashion. I was especially…

Win A Mathmos Neo Lava Lamp

Hands up who had a Lava Lamp in the 90’s? Or even before? Well, amazing news – they are back again! And you could win a Mathmos Neo Lava Lamp…

Win A Lovely Book Pack from The Happy Book Club

The one thing that I really hoped Rian would inherit from me was my love for reading. I was a ridiculously precocious reader, as soon as I’d picked it up…


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Dear Rian, on your 8th birthday

Darling boy   Eight years old. Eight! I can remember my 8th birthday. I got a Jem! doll with flashing earrings and thought it was the dogs cahoneys. I suppose…

Popcorn Shed Fridge Cake

We love popcorn in our house, so obviously I said yes please to a shipment from the fabulous Popcorn Shed! Delicious, hand made popcorn with natural flavourings and nothing nasty…

A Fashion Challenge from JD Williams

 I’ll admit I’ve never actually shopped on JD Williams so I didn’t know what to expect when I received an email challenging me to find a whole outfit for £100. …

A DietBon Review – weight loss meals by post

I’m no stranger to weight loss meals by post – I’ve tried two different ones now, plus a horrible juice fast that I’m not even going to write about. So…

What’s new, 2019?

Well here we are again, another New Year!    I feel like I should have a recap of everything I achieved in 2018. Managed to keep both the boy and…

Gingerbread Extravaganza With Neff and Currys PC World

I was invited to a fabulous festive fiesta the other week by Neff (those of the ovens with the slidey-hidey doors you may have coveted on Great British Bake Off)…