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Blog Love – So Happy In Town S.H.I.T

  This months Blog Love is dedicated to Susie from So Happy In Town S.H.I.T I look back at the first posts I wrote and I cringe.  Over my three years of blogging my writing style has changed and developed.  As has the look of my website as I learnt more about blogging and designing […] Read more…

Gifts for the blogger

Gifts For The Blogger In Your Life

There are so many gifts I would love for Christmas that centre around blogging.  Mainly because it is so varied.  From writing to photography there are so many gifts.  These are my top picks for gifts for the blogger in your life.  Some are fun, some are practical, but all of them would be welcome […] Read more…

festive finds

Five Under £5 – Festive Finds

I have a bit of an addiction to buying Christmas decorations.  Every year when I try and pack all of the decorations away they never quite fit because I have accumulated more.  And every year I tell myself next year I don’t need to buy any.  But they are just so pretty.  And these festive […] Read more…

Arden & Amici

Five Under £5 – Festive Foods with Arden & Amici

Christmas time.  Presents, decorations, family and friends, and of course the food.  Arden & Amici  kindly sent me these products for a five under £5 post and I think you will love them as much as I do.   Arden & Amici use tradition methods and quality ingredients to bring you an authentic taste of Italy. […] Read more…

Blog Love – Rhyming With Wine

  This months Blog Love is dedicated to Dawn from Rhyming With Wine I’ve been following Dawns blog since she started, because as soon as you read one post you are hooked. Dawn writes brilliant poetry.  And not in a flowery what’s she going on about kind of way, but in a brilliant, relatable and […] Read more…

useful buys

Five Under £5 – Useful Buys

As Christmas is rapidly approaching I thought I would focus this months Five Under £5 on some useful buys.  Things that aren’t there just to look pretty, but serve a purpose and justify the purchase.  And as they are all under £5 they don’t eat into my Christmas budget.     I have been waxing […] Read more…

Five Under £5 – Sports Direct Special

I feel like I have just discovered the best secret.  Only I’m not going to keep it a secret.  I’m going to tell you.  Did you know that Sports Direct sell more than football boots and sports stuff? They sell toys and gifts too!  I had no idea, until they asked me to take part […] Read more…

Awesome Lego Party Ideas

I have a new addiction in my life.  Pinterest.  As always I am incredibly late to the party.  But I’ve been using it lots for party planning ideas.  We have just celebrated Big’s 8th birthday, Lego has been on the top of his birthday list for a good few years now, and his love of […] Read more…

Blog Love – Toby & Roo

  This months Blog Love is dedicated to Harriet from Toby & Roo If you haven’t heard of Toby & Roo, where have you been?  Harriet is taking the blogging world by storm with her brilliant and witty writing, and her amazing instagram account. And rightly so.  Harriet has the number one quality I love […] Read more…

Party Bag Ideas

Party Bag Ideas

One of my favourite parts of organising a kids party is the party bags.  I don’t know why but over the years I have developed a firm no tat rule!  But it can be difficult to find party bag ideas for some nicer things that won’t break the bank. My top tips for sourcing items […] Read more…

bargain beauty finds

Five Under £5 – Beauty Finds

I don’t wear a huge amount of make-up, but I love make-up products and beauty things in general.  Over the years I seem to have developed somewhat expensive tastes for all of my various lotions and potions, but every now and then you come across a bargain beauty find that becomes one of your make […] Read more…

Luxury Nightwear From David Nieper

So imagine for one moment that money was no object.  You could afford the word luxury. Your wardrobe consisted of designer clothes and posh handbags.  But what about your nightwear?  You need luxury nightwear too. I happen to have a bedding set that I love.  I love it because it has a ridiculously high thread […] Read more…

graduation gift

Personalised Graduation Gift Ideas

Leaving school always feels like a long time ago, But graduating from University feels like yesterday.  I’m always surprised to when I realise how long ago it was.  17 years ago!  Which means it was actually 20 years ago that I started university.  That makes me feel ancient. Graduations are a big deal and a […] Read more…

Blog Love – Our Rach Blogs

  This months Blog Love is dedicated to Rachel from Our Rach Blogs.   I first read some of Rachel’s posts when she linked up to my Friday Frolics linky.  I love a blog that makes me laugh and Rachel didn’t disappoint. I started to read more of Rachel and become an official fan when […] Read more…

Brilliant books for 7 year olds

Brilliant Books For 7 Year Olds

Big is a bookworm.  He devours books faster than he does ice cream. The biggest problem we have is constantly feeding his hunger with books that are appropriate and that he can read himself.  This is my guide to some of the best books for 7 year olds we have found.  They make great birthday […] Read more…

Five Under £5 Stationery

Five Under £5 – Stationery Finds

I always used to love September when I was at school.  Why?  Quite simply, new stationery! I love a browse round Paperchase.  I would much rather be bought a shiny new new notebook than a bunch of flowers.  So seeing as it is back to school time, I have dedicated this months five under £5 […] Read more…

Blog Love – And Another Ten Things

  This months Blog Love is dedicated to Suzanne from And Another Ten Things.   I love the premise of Suzanne’s blog.  Combining lists with humour to try and figure out parenting, with a good helping of sarcasm and swearing thrown in for good measure. Reading Suzanne’s blog is like that first sip of wine […] Read more…

summer buys

Five Under £5 – Summer Buys

This months Five Under £5 was really easy.  I popped into Poundland for some crisps for Big’s lunchbox and got a bit carried away.  Their summer range is really pretty and I couldn’t help myself!  Therefore I present to you, Five under £5 – Summer Buys!   The jug and bottles are plastic so great […] Read more…

unique wedding gift ideas

Unique Wedding Gift Ideas

There are certain occasions, or people, that require a gift that is a bit different than your standard smellies and a bottle of wine.  One such occasion is certainly weddings, whether you are a guest buying for the happy couple, or the happy couple buying for their bridesmaids and groomsmen, this is my gift guide […] Read more…

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