National Trust site Dyffryn Gardens has been on my radar to visit for a while now so when they emailed me last week asking if I would like to bring my family along for a visit, I jumped at the chance! Upon arrival we were handed a map (we needed it, covering 55 acres this … Continue reading A Family Day Out at Dyffryn Gardens!
Hey guys! It feels like it's been a while and that is because we are currently half way through the 6 week's holidays! For those of you without kids this is that lovely long stretch of summer where school has finished and us parents proceed to juggle work/childcare/entertaining children without going insane to a permanent … Continue reading The 6 Week’s Holidays…So Far!
Goodreads Description:From the author of Happiness for Beginners comes an unforgettable love story about finding joy even in the darkest of circumstances. Margaret Jacobsen has a bright future ahead of her: a fiancé she adores, her dream job, and the promise of a picture-perfect life just around the corner. Then, suddenly, on what should have … Continue reading Book Review – How to Walk Away – Katherine Center*
It's no secret that pizza is my all time favourite food. Well actually I might not have ever mentioned it here but trust me, it is! In fact I would say 87% of the reason I want to visit Italy is just so I can eat real Italian pizza on the daily! Until that day … Continue reading The Real Italian Pizza Co Cardiff – Review
I love reading really honest posts and nosing into people's lives and having just decided to take my blog in a more personal direction this nomination from the fabulous Melanie at Fraser's Fun House couldn't have come at a better time! To find out more about Melanie you can read her post here! So here … Continue reading Random Facts About Me! A Blogger Q&A
Oh hi there! No need to be alarmed guys but we are actually in the 8th month of the year and time really just needs to slow down! I can t cope with how fast this year is going and now we are already 2 weeks in to the 6 week's holidays which means it's … Continue reading Oh it’s August!
Hey, so it's been a while, sorry about that! Don't worry though I would never just leave you hanging like that, dying to know what books made it onto Part 2 of Books from my childhood (you weren't, I know!) You can read part 1 here if you haven't read it yet and if you … Continue reading Books From my Childhood Part 2!
Lately I have been really aware of how little time we actually spend together as a family and wondered if this is something you guys can relate to? Like a lot of families both Mike and I work full time. I work Monday to Friday whilst Mike works 4 week days and a Saturday. This … Continue reading Do We Get Enough Family Time?
I have been a huge bookworm and an avid reader ever since I can remember. I would read anything and everything. I would read my books then my sisters books, I would read the cereal box at breakfast, I would read the TV magazine from cover to cover and used to sneak the odd read … Continue reading My Childhood in Books Pt1
Goodreads Description: A socially challenged young woman is finally forced to find her place in the world in this breathtaking and moving debut Elvira Carr believes in crisp schedules, clear guidelines, and taking people at face value. She lives at home with her overbearing mother, who has deemed her unfit to interact with the rest … Continue reading Book Review – The Seven Imperfect Rules of Elvira Carr – Frances Maynard*