Our top 5 favourite kids books

I love books and I love reading. It's one of my favourite hobbies and one that I've always hoped my kids would also enjoy. For me I just love how creative my imagination is when I read, I imagine how the characters look and how they sound. It's just a whole other world and I… Continue reading Our top 5 favourite kids books

Fletcher, Parenting, Uncategorized

How we ditched the dummy with Fletcher

I had all these plans and ideas about what age Fletcher would be when we decided to ditch the dummy and how we would do it, blah blah blah. I even remember reading several articles on the internet about it and all the different ways other mums ditched it. Some fazed it out slowly while… Continue reading How we ditched the dummy with Fletcher


100 blog post ideas for mums

Firstly I just want to say Happy New Year to you all! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas 🙂 Are you struggling to think of topics to blog about this year? As it's a New Year, hello 2018, I thought I'd put together a list of blog post ideas. These should help to… Continue reading 100 blog post ideas for mums

Christmas, Holidays & Celebrations

Christmas Eve box

For the first time, this year I'm starting the Christmas Eve box tradition. I'd never heard of it before until I became a mum and joined parenting groups on Facebook and everybody was on about these Christmas Eve boxes. At first I did wonder what the whole point was and I just didn't get it… Continue reading Christmas Eve box

Christmas, Holidays & Celebrations

My favourite Christmas snacks

Christmas is the only time of the year that is acceptable to eat anything and everything all day long and maybe have chocolate for breakfast. All the yummy party food comes out in the shops and it's all very tempting. Then there's that whole aisle dedicated to Christmas chocolates, sweets, crisps, shortbreads, you know all… Continue reading My favourite Christmas snacks

Christmas, Eden, Fletcher, Holidays & Celebrations, Seasons

Snow day

Sunday 10th December we woke up to a pretty beautiful sight. It's very rare it snows where we are in the UK so you can imagine how excited I was for Fletcher and Eden to see their first proper snowfall. It snowed all day none stop and into the night too. It was just so… Continue reading Snow day

Christmas, Holidays & Celebrations

Stocking fillers for the family

Once I've brought and wrapped everybody's Christmas presents I start the fun part of gift shopping, stocking fillers. I like to try and find some cool useful gifts for the stocking, sometimes something a little fun too. Stocking fillers are a little tradition that my mum used to do when I lived at home. She… Continue reading Stocking fillers for the family

Christmas, Holidays & Celebrations

Our Christmas traditions

I love the whole build up to Christmas, I think I love it more than Christmas Day itself, is that bad? I mean, of course I love Christmas Day, watching Fletcher and Eden open their presents and to see their little faces light up and having our family round but what's so special for me… Continue reading Our Christmas traditions

Holidays & Celebrations

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

1st December means it is officially Christmas, to me anyway! Not only is it officially Christmas but it means it is acceptable to put the Christmas tree up, blast those Christmas songs, decorate everything with sparkly decorations and eat and drink lots yummy things. I do have a little confession to make though, my Christmas… Continue reading It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Gift guide

Gift guide with UncommonGoods

I don't know about you but I love online shopping, especially this time of year with Christmas around the corner. There's nothing more easier than shopping from the comfort of your own home and getting it delivered to your door. What's even better is when you come across online shops that sell something a little… Continue reading Gift guide with UncommonGoods