My Weekly Photo

Share This: Today we took an autumn walk by the lakes at Highfields park in Nottingham.  Now that Little Pudding has found her feet, I’ve noticed she is much easier to photograph.  It’s not that I don’t like seeing pictures of gorgeous baby’s in pushchairs, but they can get a bit samey. When we go out now she enjoys getting out…

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5 Reasons You’re A Great Parent

Share This: Today, I read a post by a blogger friend of mine that made me really sad.  I’ve met this lady in real life a few times and I know she is an amazing mother to her son.  To think she is writing about failing as a parent made my heart sink.  I know many of us do it, whether…

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Messy Goes To Okido on #CBeebies

Share This: Balabalboomboom! This week it has all been about Messy Monster, Zoe and Felix.  If you don’t know who I’m talking about, then you haven’t been to Okido yet!  Messy Goes To Okido joined the CBeebies line up this week, and we are completely hooked.  My daughter has watched it over, and over and over again.  We definitely understand…

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Appleyard Bouquet Review, Discount Code & Giveaway

Share This: I was recently contacted by Appleyard Flowers in London, an online florist, to see if I would be interested in reviewing a bouquet from them.  Well, I love flowers around my home so I didn’t need asking twice, I can tell you.  I also buy bouquets for friends and relatives regularly so I was really interested in what Appleyard had to…

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Is Thinking About Food The Answer To Weight Loss

Share This: Welcome back to another update from my weight loss journey series, Thinking Thin.  Things are very much back to normal this week after fish and chips at the seaside, and eating pizza with film crews.  None of this has thrown me of course, and all my eating has been under control this week thanks to getting back to…

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What Sofa Personality Are You?

Share This: What Sofa Personality Are You? How to choose the right sofa is a big decision for a home and one you need to spend some time on. Before you start looking through endless online images, Pinterest boards or visiting sofa showrooms like Multiyork take a few minutes to understand your sofa personality first.  Thinking about your lifestyle and how…

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Super Easy Halloween Ghost Bunting

Share This: I know that some people can either take or leave Halloween, but it’s a time of year that I really enjoy.  I’m lucky enough to live in a community that really embraces the idea of trick or treat and the rules are really quite simple.  If your house is decorated in ghosts and ghouls and pumpkins are lit,…

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Bank Holiday Fun At Drayton Manor

Share This: We couldn’t let the bank holiday go by without a trip to our favourite theme park, Drayton Manor.  If you caught up with this post, you’ll already know we squeezed in a trip to the beach. We have visited the park a lot over the summer as we have Drayton Manor season passes and are very proud to be…

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#MyFavouritePost #21

Share This: Our linky hosted by me, Ickle Pickle and the lovely Zena from Zenas Suitcase is here again! This linky #MyFavouritePost is for you to link up any post, old or new, about anything, a review, competition, sponsored post or just a post that you want to share because you love it! The linky is growing every week and…

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Our Seaside Adventure

Share This: That’s it, summer is well and truly over folks.  Once the last bank holiday has passed, autumn starts to creep in doesn’t it?  The mornings are crisp and fresh, the leaves start to turn brown and the nights are noticeably darker.

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My Weekly Photo

Share This: I’ve normally got my Sunday photo up long before now, but we had a case of projectile vomit in the night and I’ve been doing back to back laundry all day.  Some days I have to admit that household chores come first, or my sanity and marriage will suffer. I was debating whether to post a picture at…

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How Can We Help Syria? #SaveSyriasChildren

Share This: I have been troubled for a long time about the conflict in Syria and news of the many refugees that make the life threatening trip across the Mediterranean to seek asylum in various parts of Europe.  Images of children being dragged from boats in the dead of night have haunted me for sometime, and are now joined by…

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Our Trip To Innocent HQ & A Great #Giveaway

Share This: We are huge fans of Innocent Smoothies, I love them, the kids love them and even Daddy has been known to have the odd one or two.  We heard that there was going to be an Innocent Fruit and Veg Fest at their very prestigious Fruit Towers and decided to head on down to London to find out…

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When Life Gets In The Way Of Weight Loss

Share This: Firstly readers, I must apologise that my Thinking Thin post is late this week. I like to share my weight loss update on a Thursday, but my schedule has been completely out of the window buy this and my house turning into a TV studio for the majority of my working days this week.  This has meant that eating…

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Getting Families Active With Soreen

Share This: Over the summer, Princess and I were invited to a very special sports event hosted by Soreen.  We are huge fans of Soreen Malt Loaf, and we also know how important it is to encourage kids to be active so we jumped at the chance to head along to Loughborough University and find out what all the fun…

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