April Blogging Round up

April has felt like a really long month (in a good way!) We had a lovely week away in Gran Canaria at the beginning of the month which was amazing, filled with sun and family fun. Then we had a mini heatwave here in the UK. Ice lollies were bought, the garden furniture and chimnea … Continue reading April Blogging Round up


Why I’m Not Ready to Share my Blog with Family and Friends

Most people with a hobby don't keep it a secret. If they play a sport they tell people, if they knit we see photos of their creations on insta, if they play an instrument they are proud to tell the world. My hobby is blogging. So why don't I share this with the world? Well … Continue reading Why I’m Not Ready to Share my Blog with Family and Friends

April Blog Favourites!

So I've been reading a lot lately about how the blogging community is dying and I know I definitely don't throw myself into the community as much as I could do! So I thought it would be nice to share with you each month some of the brilliant blog posts I've read. It could be … Continue reading April Blog Favourites!

Shrek the Musical – A Fun Family Day Out

Neither myself or Mike are huge musical fans but I think it’s important to give my daughter Mollie a range of experiences so she can decide what she likes. In fact she loves singing and dancing and although she doesn’t love being on stage herself she does enjoy watching shows. Last Sunday the three of … Continue reading Shrek the Musical – A Fun Family Day Out

My Absolute Favourite TV Shows

I've said it before and I'll say it again, I watch A LOT of TV. There is so much to watch, some programmes get you thinking, some provoke an emotion, some are just easy watching. Every now and again you come across an amazing TV. Show that is so well written and just clicks with … Continue reading My Absolute Favourite TV Shows

Book Review – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman

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

How Much Privacy Should We Give Our Children?

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?

Who Are We Blogging For?

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?

Book Review – Why Mummy Drinks – Gill Sims

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

A Holiday Catch up and Photos!

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!