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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For Rian, on your 9th Birthday

Dear Rian Another year swept by so quickly I’m not sure how I remembered to breathe. Yet again you are bigger, faster, smellier. Some things haven’t changed. You are still…

Reflections on 2019…

I don’t know if I have regular readers, or if I just type into the ether and get the occasional hit off googlebots, but should I have any, you may…

Bread Maker Recipes

I am getting a bread maker for my birthday woop! My husband has told me I am not allowed to buy anymore kitchen gadgets but I have circumvented his will…

Nextbase DashCam

I haven’t mentioned it yet on the blog (things have been a bit quiet around here recently I must admit) but I managed to achieve a life goal this year,…

Sea Life London – who’s your Bestie?

It’s the Summer Holidays, and in London usually that means I avoid South Bank like the plague, but I may have been amiss in this opinion because when we were…

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…