January blogging round up!

So we are finally at the end of January, the most boring depressing month there ever was (sorry January but you know it's true!). And, it is my first full month blogging in a very long time. I'll be honest, when I started this blog again at the beginning of this month I wasn't sure … Continue reading January blogging round up!


Afternoon Tea at Cocorico Patisserie

I am a huge lover of afternoon tea. In my eyes you can't go wrong with sandwiches, savouries and sweet treats. And it's always so pretty. For my mum's birthday, my sister and I decided to treat her to an afternoon tea. My sister works in Cardiff and had heard of a patisserie based on … Continue reading Afternoon Tea at Cocorico Patisserie

Do I need a blogging niche?

Ahh the age old blogging question - do I need a niche? There are lots of different types of blogs; Parent bloggers Travel bloggers Beauty/make up bloggers Fashion bloggers Book bloggers Blogging bloggers (blogs about writing blogs!!) And many more. So where do I fit in, what niche should I pick, and do I need … Continue reading Do I need a blogging niche?

Why I Give Blood and What it’s Really Like!

Today I gave my 10th blood donation with the Welsh Blood Service. This got me thinking about how and why I started and how I feel when I donate. It's something that is really important to me so I thought I'd share my experiences with you in the hope that will encourage at least one … Continue reading Why I Give Blood and What it’s Really Like!

Treetops Adventure Golf – Cardiff 

A couple of weeks ago, as a treat for Mollie for settling in her new school so well, we decided to go to Treetops Adventure Golf in Cardiff. We have been here a couple of times but through the week as I mentioned to people we were going, it surprised me how many people asked … Continue reading Treetops Adventure Golf – Cardiff 

Book Review – Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors - B A Paris Ok so I'm well and truly behind the times on this one. This book came out in February 2016, I'm pretty sure I bought it not long after but somehow didn't end up reading it until now! If I'd known how good it was going to be I … Continue reading Book Review – Behind Closed Doors

7 Things I did 10 years ago that I wouldn’t do now!

I was led in bed the other day and randomly started thinking about Bacardi Breezers! Remember those? Bright, colourful alco-pops that suddenly busrt onto the scene! What ever happened to them, I haven't seen them in years!  Anyway, this got me thinking about drinking this sort of thing around 10 years ago and how no … Continue reading 7 Things I did 10 years ago that I wouldn’t do now!

Cook Book of the Month!

So I mentioned this in my New Year New Goals post, every month this year I will be choosing a cook book from my huge collection and trying out some new recipes. This is for 2 main reasons; to keep my interest in cooking from scratch and to actually make use of all the cookbooks … Continue reading Cook Book of the Month!

Book review – The Keeper of Lost Things

I love reading, as a kid I would read anything I could get my hands on, I would even read the back of the cereal box at breakfast time. As an adult I have less time to read but still love the enjoyment a good book can bring. For 2018 I have set my reading … Continue reading Book review – The Keeper of Lost Things

A photo a month from 2017 pt 2

So here it is, part 2 of a photo a month from 2017! July Our first weekend away with Mike's family to Pendine sands. The weather wasn't the best (as you can see by all the clouds) but it was a lovely weekend in a beautiful part of Wales. August August was a crazy month … Continue reading A photo a month from 2017 pt 2