My Childhood in Books Pt1

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


Book Review – The Seven Imperfect Rules of Elvira Carr – Frances Maynard*

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*

5 Tips to Make Cooking With Kids Enjoyable!

Fact: Not every activity you try to do with your kids will be enjoyable, for you or them. I've lost count of the number of times over the years I have tried to do something with Mollie and she is either too young to enjoy it or just not quite ready for it, like the … Continue reading 5 Tips to Make Cooking With Kids Enjoyable!

Book Review – The Dead Ex – Jane Corry*

Goodreads description; THE THIRD TWIST-FILLED THRILLER FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF MY HUSBAND'S WIFE AND BLOOD SISTERS 'I wish he'd just DIE.' Vicki's husband David once promised to love her in sickness and in health. But after a brutal attack left her suffering with epilepsy, he ran away with his mistress. So when … Continue reading Book Review – The Dead Ex – Jane Corry*

Blogging round up – June

So here we are, the end of another month, this year is whizzing past us and to be honest I don't really feel like I made the most of it in June. I feel like we haven't been out anywhere in ages, I've hardly seen my friends, hardly been anywhere, just not really living my … Continue reading Blogging round up – June

Cookbook of the Month – June*

Hi guys! So this month I have something a bit different for you. I was actually sent a family cookbook to test out so this review will feature some contributions from my 8-year-old daughter Mollie! We actually didn't receive the book until towards the end of the month but since I hadn't really gotten on … Continue reading Cookbook of the Month – June*

June Blog Favourites!

Ahh here we are again. The end of another month and that little post where I share with you some of my favourite blogs posts I've been reading! I was struggling a bit this month, to be honest. A lot of the blogs I read are the really big bloggers who definitely don't need a … Continue reading June Blog Favourites!

Book Tour – No Sad Songs – Frank Morelli

Description Following a family tragedy, 18-year-old Gabe LoScuda suddenly finds himself thrust into the role of caregiver for his ailing grandfather. Between the shopping trips and the doctor visits with Grandpa, Gabe and his friend John try to salvage their senior year, meet girls, and make the varsity baseball team. It doesn’t take long for … Continue reading Book Tour – No Sad Songs – Frank Morelli

Book Tour – One Small Thing – Erin Watt*

Description Their secret could tear everything apart… Beth’s life hasn’t been the same since her sister died. Trapped at home by her over-bearing parents Beth needs to get out. So when she sneaks out to a party and meets the boy everyone’s been talking about she’s shocked by their instant connection, and the part he … Continue reading Book Tour – One Small Thing – Erin Watt*

Getting the Gardening Bug!

I have recently discovered the joy of gardening. Don't get me wrong, Mike's role as "man who cuts grass" is safe, I have no interest in the boring maintenance side of the garden. Lately though, I have discovered the joy of plants and more specifically watching seeds you plant start to sprout into little green … Continue reading Getting the Gardening Bug!