• Family Time

    My adventure bucket list

    Like many parents, pre-children we had lots of trips to far flung places. While this has been somewhat scaled back since welcoming little miss into our lives, that doesn’t mean we don’t have big plans for the future! From discovering…

  • Food Time

    Healthy snacking with Nims

    I’ve been making an increased effort to buy food and drink from sustainable and eco-friendly brands. As part of this, I’ve come across some fab (and tasty of course) products. My latest discovery is Nim’s, who make fruit and vegetable crisps. I…

  • Me Time

    Interior design trends for 2020

    Now that our baby is growing up so quickly (we are fast approaching her third birthday!) we have been thinking that it is time to focus on updating the house a little. Inevitably when you have small children all of…

  • Family Time

    Top tips to help prepare your child for school

    Starting school is a big step for children. They will face many new challenges, such as learning their way around, meeting new teachers and making new friends. This can make some children feel anxious. However, there are many ways that…

  • Family Time

    How to tell if your child is happy in school

    The beginning of a new term at school can sometimes feel quite daunting for children after they’ve had time off, such as the summer or Christmas holidays. They might not have seen their friends over the break and their routine…

  • Food Time

    Delicious and romantic cocktail recipes

    With Valentine’s Day approaching, for those of us who like a tipple I thought I would share a few ideas for a romantic cocktail. And whether you’re marking the day with a loved one, friends, or just looking for something…

  • Food Time

    Delicious and Healthy Pork Yuk Sung

    If you’re a fan of Chinese food or you fancy trying something different, I’m confident you will love this recipe. The preparation time is longer than the actual cooking time, and can be a bit fiddly, but persevere as it is…

  • Family Time

    What are the Benefits of Extra-Curricular Activities?

    Extra-curricular activities could be anything from drama club to piano lessons, or even something like volunteering at a local charity shop. Essentially, they are hobbies or interests that your kids choose to take part in outside of school. There are…

  • Family Time

    Mermaid Adoptions

    Our little miss is growing up so fast now. At almost three she is getting into lots of new things including watching films. The Little Mermaid is on our must see list, so when we were offered our very own…

  • Food Time

    Edible Stocking Fillers Gift Guide

    Stockings are such a wonderfully festive tradition. Yet I sometimes do feel it creates a sense of panic buying just to get them filled up. We are trying to buy less ‘stuff’ in our family for lots of reasons. One…

  • Competition Time,  Family Time

    Personalised prints from Created By Magic

    I’m over the moon to have collaborated with Created By Magic for this post. This independent art studio offers personalised prints to celebrate those special love moments. With a range of stunning designs, where you add in your own information,…