Strawberry Daquari Mocktail

This strawberry daquari mocktail is perfect for a heatwave. Freezing cold and full of fruity flavour. It’s a lot like a slushie drink, and being it’s non-alcoholic, it’s perfect to make for the kids too. And unlike normal slushie drinks, it won’t cost a small fortune! As well as tasting great, it’s so quick and […] Read more…

Five Under £5 – Wilko

I’m not in a hurry to venture into the city centre now the shops are open again. I’ve been to a few local shops, some of which I am now actively avoiding because the social distancing was awful. However my local Wilko have been handling things really well. They keep the number of customers in […] Read more…

Weird sayings that make no sense to me…

I don’t think anything has made me question the English language and weird sayings we have, more than having kids. Especially when it comes to them learning to read and write… “The ‘e’ sound darling” now would that be ‘ea’ ‘ee’ ‘e’ or ‘y’. Not to mention trying to explain why house isn’t spelt ‘howse’ […] Read more…

Photo Tiles Review from My-Picture.co.uk

Oops I did it again! I got more prints for the walls. This time some photo tiles from My-Picture.co.uk. Regular readers will know I am a little obsessed with prints for my home. I have some pictures of the boys in the dining room from a photo shoot, that to be honest just brings back […] Read more…

Lego Storage Ideas

Over the last six months Little is getting more and more into Lego, so along with his Big brother we now have an insane amount of Lego in our house. And if you have Lego, you need storage! So here are a few Lego storage ideas I have put together to help with playing and […] Read more…

Posterlounge Prints For The Home

I love walls full of pictures. I have a collection of prints that vary from pictures that have been passed down the generations, special pieces we bought to commemorate special occasions, pictures I just fell in love with, and pictures we have collected from our travels. There are however two problems with having a picture […] Read more…

Rookie Mistakes: Pandemic Home-school

Rookie Mistakes is a series all about parenting fails. The ones we look back on and laugh about, but prove that we are all winging it when it comes to knowing what we are doing with this parenting gig. And even the tiniest decision, like deciding you are only going out for half an hour […] Read more…

How to switch off when working from home

I’ve been working from home for nearly 6 years now. In the early days I found it really hard to leave work behind, switch off, and have some down time. There are still days like that now, if I have lots of deadlines, or I am waiting on an important email. But on the whole […] Read more…

My Dream Garden

I have never been particularly green fingered. In fact any plant I have ever owned, even ones specifically labelled “low maintenance and hardy”, have not survived under my care. But as I get older I find myself being drawn to plants. I have filled my house with those of the artificial, or if you are […] Read more…

Creating the perfect invite for your party

I love organising a party. Everything from the invite to the party bags. The first big ‘party’ I arranged was probably my wedding. That was way before sweet tables were a thing, and printing invitations was incredibly expensive. That’s why I hand made my invitations. It took me hours and hours to write them all. […] Read more…

10 Great products for lock down from small businesses

Businesses big and small are struggling due to Covid-19. I think it’s so important to support small businesses where you can. This is a small selection of great products for lock down that make great gifts, things to do, or treats, for either yourself or a loved one. Cotton Clara Embroidery made easy with some […] Read more…

Lock Down Achievements

When lock down first started I found myself suffering with lock down envy. There was lots of talk of people being able to do all the things they never have time for normally. Individuals starting new hobbies and realising ambitions from their own four walls. All amazing lock down achievements. Between taking care of the […] Read more…

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