I read two books this week. What I am reading…?

So despite of, or perhaps because of being quarantined at home with a case of the pox, for small boy, I managed to read not one but two books this week and weekend. Nothing too heavy or brain stimulating (because frankly, living on very little sleep, being up with an itchy, grumpy little boy at […]

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Something exciting is coming from No7….

I was very lucky to be invited to an event last week, to hear about a new product coming out from No7. I am a big fan of their products, and have several skincare and make up items in my make up bag that I have used regularly for a long time, because they work […]

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The grass is always greener…?

If you follow me on social media, or keep up with this blog, you will know we have been in Scotland for a week, on holiday. I am half Scottish. My mother was Scottish, and I still have family and friends here. We decided, pretty much last minute, that we needed a week away, during […]

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Can you change a car tyre?

You may not know this about me, but I don’t drive. I choose not to, I don’t like it. But, we as a family, do own a car, and my husband regularly drives it, and I whilst I don’t drive it, I actually do know how to change a car tire and the importance of […]

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My camera wish list…

I am not a professional photographer, but I love taking photos, of our family life, of things I see that I want to remember, to share with others, of the places we visit, and also for this blog. I am actually going on a basic photography course in the summer to learn how to take […]

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Hand cream is vital. (Hand Chemistry hand cream giveaway)

I wash my hands a LOT. I work with small children, and that can be messy, (and sometimes downright disgusting, let’s be honest) and as part of normal life, with cooking meals, keeping the house clean, and all the other things your hands do daily. My hands get very dry and as I now get […]

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When is a word a swear word?

I am diverting from my usual parenting rambles today to ask a question, garner opinion, maybe even stir up debate. What I want to know, and I am looking for all opinions on both sides of the fence… Is the word “crap” a swear word? Here’s why I am asking. I use the word. It’s […]

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My dream kitchen

The kitchen and dining room in our home, are the hub of the house, for us. It’s where I spend a lot of time, and it’s a multi-functional room, in many ways. The way our house is laid out, it is the first room you walk into, and it’s a busy area too. It is one of […]

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When the stomach bug makes you anxious…

(This is what the virus that causes most stomach bugs looks like. Fairly innocent and innocuous until it hits your system and makes you ill!) No one likes the stomach bug. No one enjoys when it lurches it’s nasty way into your system, and makes you ill, and spreads to your family. It’s unpleasant, and […]

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