Win tickets to Vegan Life Live at Alexandra Palace March 2019

*this is a collaborative post* I have been taking part in Veganuary, which has mostly been a fun learning experience, with some moments of “meh, that food is not going to work for me” or “I miss cheese”. It has been interesting so far, and I am mostly enjoying trying new things. My family have […]

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Why You Should Buy Silver as Well as Gold

*this is a sponsored post* Lots of people who are new to investing in precious metals tend to waste a lot of time wondering whether to invest in gold or silver, when in reality they should be working out how they can invest in gold and silver. A quick visit to Golden Eagle Coins should […]

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Tween Takeover Tuesday…

The tween isn’t allowed her own social media yet, so she’s hijacked mine. Tuesdays from now on are Tween Takeover Tuesday, when the tween has free rein with a blog post, and a social media take over. You have been warned, I should probably be scared… Here she is in her own words: Hi, Emily […]

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The Top 7 Tag

So the lovely Jayne from Sticky Mud & Belly Laughs has tagged me to share some Top Things from 2018. This is where we share 7 blog posts, 7 things that we have loved back in 2018 and 7 things we are looking forward to this year. So here are are mine, and at the end […]

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Oh Christmas tree…

Our tree went up this week.  There was a bit of squabbling involved. I wasn’t well, so lay on the sofa directing affairs, and trying not to get annoyed when things didn’t look like I wanted them too. Half way through, I decided to just let the kids loose and stopped telling them what to […]

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Stuff we love – November 2018

It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas. December is here. Our November round up of things we love is brief and late, because we are already a week into December and it’s all things Christmassy from now on in… Sharing a few things we love. There may be some affiliate links within this post […]

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Our week in photos 25/11/18 – 1/12/18

Hooray, it’s December, and we can finally talk about Christmas without people being totally Bah Humbug! This is our weekly update, mostly for the grandparents so they can keep up with our antics and life. As usual cats, chaos, cake and coffee… We have been able to watch the kids in their end of term […]

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Grateful…

Life has been pretty tough for us & me, over the past few months. Adulting, to coin a social media popular word, can be pretty challenging and sometimes life can throw things at you that you have to handle, even when you don’t want to.  I have shared a fair bit about my mental health, […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Dalhousie

*this is a collaborative guest post, which we hope will be helpful if you are considering a new travel adventure* Swathed in beautiful landscapes, cascading waterfalls and hypnotising scenic views, Dalhousie is a slice of paradise that you cannot miss! Not only domestic travellers, but also international visitors make a beeline to this popular hill […]

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