Win £75 to spend at Inspired Wallpaper

| Giveaways, Home & Garden

Win £75 to spend at Inspired Wallpaper

  In January I decorated our bedroom using a beautiful floral print wallpaper from Inspired Wallpaper. I couldn’t fault Inspired Wallpaper on anything, they have a room calculator online so you can work out how many roles you need and if you do order too many, they can be returned free of charge. They have an […] Read more…


Wedding outfits for toddler boys

| Fashion

With wedding season fast approaching here are some ideas for the little fellas in your life Joules toddler boy quilted jacket, £32.95, Kids jackets at Octer Pure cotton white shirt with blue bow tie, not sure it will stay clean for long but very cute. Marks and Spencers, £12-£14 Monsoon red ‘Marco’ monkey check shirt […] Read more…


Happy Days #12

| Diary

Happy days Lucas in a blue and white striped hooded top, looking down with a slight smile and big blonde curly hair. Megablocks are scattered on the carpet behind him

Happy Days, where I focus on the good things that have happened throughout the week instead of getting bogged down by negativity.   Saturday We went to my friends house and she put on afternoon tea for us and gave us facials, it was lovely to see both friends I hadn’t seen for a while […] Read more…


Last minute Mother’s Day gifts

| Shopping

  Still not sorted for Mother’s Day? Here are some ideas for last minute Mother’s Day gifts     Strawberry Sorbet, £17.99 from Flying Flowers. Sweet pink flowers and delicate Gypsophila come together in a lovely scented bouquet including a free pop up vase to enjoy them straight away. The flowers arrive in bud to ensure they’re […] Read more…

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Tips for taking photos of children

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Tips for taking photos of children

  I really want to improve on my photography so I have been playing around to see how I can do this. I don’t have a posh camera or phone so I really struggle to get a good shot. I’m using a digital camera that was under £150 and an iPhone 4, however I am […] Read more…


Weekend lunch ideas for busy families

| Food & Drink

Weekend lunch ideas for busy families

We all have those times when everything happens to be arranged for the same weekend, meaning you’re rushing between play dates, trips out and family get-togethers. It’s days like this that lunch is the last thing you think of. That’s when it’s a good idea to have some things in the cupboard and freezer that are […] Read more…


The Ordinary Moments #7

| Diary

My Grandad learning with his hand against my black ford fiesta, his foot on the foot pump putting air into the front tyre with Lucas watching down at the side of him

  I was discussing with my Grandad whether our local garage had an air pump at the moment for me to go and get air in one of my tyres. He said he had a pump and would get that to do it, I did offer to do it myself but he insisted and Lucas […] Read more…


Happy Days #11

| Diary

Lucas sat on green skuttlebug weaing a blue jacket, blonde curly hair. On flagged garden with pot of daffodils behind him, next to him is a yellow jcb ride on toy and green john deere atv ride on toy

If you haven’t seen a happy days post before, it is where I focus on the good things that have happened throughout the week instead of getting bogged down by negativity.   Saturday D was off work and it was lovely to spend some time all 3 of us, we didn’t do much as Lucas wasn’t […] Read more…


What Lucas Wore #34 – Snowflakes and Sunflowers

| Fashion, Giveaways

Snowflakes and sunflowers children's socks review and giveaway

  Snowflakes and Sunflowers children’s socks and tights, starting at £1.50, inject the fun back into everyday essentials. I was impressed by the high quality of their product, while the imaginative and lively designs appealled to Lucas.     Their socks stay on Lucas’ feet well and the anti-slip sole means I’m not so paranoid when […] Read more…