Goodreads description: No one’s ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine. Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with … Continue reading Book Review – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman
A little parenting post today and I would really love your views on this so feel free to hit me up in the comments or on socials (you're following me right??). I had a bit of "a thing" with my daughter the other day and it got me thinking about how much privacy we should … Continue reading How Much Privacy Should We Give Our Children?
This is a question that pops into my head quite a lot. Who are we actually blogging for? I suppose some people will say they are blogging for themselves and that's fabulous but it's not really what I mean. Who do we want our audience to be, who do we want to read our carefully … Continue reading Who Are We Blogging For?
Goodreads description; Why Mummy Drinks is the brilliant novel from Gill Sims, the author of the online sensation Peter and Jane. Boy Child Peter, Girl Child Jane and Daddy have exciting adventures with Mummy. Daddy likes gadgets. Peter and Jane like starting fires, trying to kill each other and driving Mummy to drink. Written from … Continue reading Book Review – Why Mummy Drinks – Gill Sims
Hey guys! I've just come back from Gran Canaria and am peeling like a banana. I'm slightly worried my tan will have peeled off before I get back to work to show it off! We landed in Birmingham on Monday and it was grey, rainy and cold so I'm guessing spring hasn't arrived here in … Continue reading A Holiday Catch up and Photos!
So here we are at the end of the third month of my little blog, and what a month it's been! We've had more snow than I care to think about, I've spent a lot of time indoors eating and holiday clothes shopping! Oh did I mention I'm off on holiday Monday, yaaaay! At the … Continue reading March Blogging Round Up!
Omg my baby is 8 years old on Saturday! How did this happen? In my head she is still my little baby but in front of me is this tall, skinny girl with grown up teeth, dreams of being a YouTuber and her own personality and thoughts! Time needs to slow down now!! Anyway, I … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt in 8 Years of Parenting!
This book was a Christmas gift from Mike's sister and at the time I racked my brains to why the name Lisa Jewell sounded so familiar. Then I remembered... Ralph's Party! The book I had seen loads of people raving about but just couldn't get into. And now I've been seeing this book everywhere and … Continue reading Book Review – Then She Was Gone – Lisa Jewell
Today I had a nice surprise on Twitter...I was nominated by the lovely Rachel Twice Removed for the Leibster Award! You can check out her blog here! It's fab and she has set herself some great goals for March so check it out to find out more! I should probably also mention that I was … Continue reading The Liebster Award!
I would love to add more travel posts here on the blog. Unfortunately due to a limited budget we are not able to travel as much as I would like. And I'm not sure a week all inclusive in Menorca is many people's idea of travelling anyway! Having said that, I am a huge fan … Continue reading How to Plan the Perfect City Break.