Why the Housework Can’t Wait

If there’s one piece of post childbirth advice that winds me up, it’s “The housework can wait”.  It remains a constant piece of advice given at any stage of your child’s life and I for one am calling bullshit on this particular wisdom. Why? Because quite simply it’s not true.  Of course prioritise those baby […] Read more…

Friday Frolics Linky – 16th February – An Announcement

Welcome to Friday Frolics – The linky with the giggles, and the place for all of your funny posts.  Hosted by myself, Lucy (R is for Hoppit) and Emma (Island Living 365).   An Announcement This is the penultimate Friday Frolics.  I started this linky on the 27th March 2015.  Lucy and Emma came on board to […] Read more…

How to Potty Train

A Guest Post by Mum Muddling Through     The best* advice on the internet. *maybe   “We waited until she was ready, then on her lead it happened so easily. She got it straight away and we never had any accidents!” This is how OTHER PEOPLE’S KIDS potty train. Not, so it would seem, […] Read more…

15 Romantic Gestures For Mums

Romantic weekends away are a thing of the past.  A distant memory from long ago in a life before children.  The husband is more likely to bring home a bottle of nit shampoo than he is a bottle of bubbly.  But romance is not dead.  It’s just different.     The best romantic gestures that […] Read more…

Friday Frolics Linky – 9th February

Welcome to Friday Frolics – The linky with the giggles, and the place for all of your funny posts.  Hosted by myself, Lucy (R is for Hoppit) and Emma (Island Living 365).   Important News Emma and Lucy are taking a short break from Friday Frolics until the end of March as they both have a lot […] Read more…

Five Under £5 – Bargain Buys

I love a bargain.  I picked up a new handbag in the sales and The Husband told me to stop telling everyone how much it cost.  But it was reduced from £45 to £12.  That’s a bargain!!!  You have to tell people about a bargain! I picked up quite a few bits in the January […] Read more…

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Post Pregnancy Pelvic Floor Problems

I’ve paid my dues.  I’ve squeezed and pulsed and looked slightly constipated all in an effort to ensure I regained control of my bladder post squeezing babies out of my vajayjay. Pre children I used to pride myself on being able to consume alcoholic drinks, shake my groove thing, and hail a cab at the […] Read more…

Friday Frolics Linky – 2nd February

Welcome to Friday Frolics – The linky with the giggles, and the place for all of your funny posts.  Hosted by myself, Lucy (R is for Hoppit) and Emma (Island Living 365).   Important News Emma and Lucy are taking a short break from Friday Frolics until the end of March as they both have a lot […] Read more…

39 Years Life Experience: Inspirational Words

Yesterday was my birthday. I am now of an age that according to my husband doesn’t exist as a number. On Friday I was 38, and next year I will be 40. Right now my age is officially ‘nearly 40’. I am in my final year of my thirties and heading towards a big milestone […] Read more…

Friday Frolics Linky – 26th January

Welcome to Friday Frolics – The linky with the giggles, and the place for all of your funny posts.  Hosted by myself, Lucy (R is for Hoppit) and Emma (Island Living 365).     This week I’m linking up a post about the life before mobile phones.     Important News Emma and Lucy are taking a […] Read more…

life before mobile phones

Life Before Mobile Phones: I just called to say…

  My kids will never know of a life before mobile phones.  They will never even know of a time before smart phones.  I got my first mobile phone when I was 18 and off to University.  Three Years later with my first pay check I got my hands on the Nokia 6410.  The must […] Read more…

Friday Frolics Linky – 19th January

Welcome to Friday Frolics – The linky with the giggles, and the place for all of your funny posts.  Hosted by myself, Lucy (R is for Hoppit) and Emma (Island Living 365).     This week I’m linking up a post about the trends that have passed me by.           On With The […] Read more…

Trends & Pop Culture That I Just Don't Get

Trends and Pop Culture That I Just Don’t Get…

I’ve often felt like a bit of a misfit or an outsider when it comes to any trends and pop culture.  Because most of the time I just don’t get it, or like it!  I’ve accepted the fact that in the final year of my thirties I never know who any new song I like […] Read more…

Friday Frolics Linky – 12th January

Welcome to Friday Frolics – The linky with the giggles, and the place for all of your funny posts.  Hosted by myself, Lucy (R is for Hoppit) and Emma (Island Living 365).   Happy New Year to you all.  I hope you all had a great Christmas and overindulged.  What better way to work off those calories […] Read more…

Six Reasons to Plant a Tree with your Child

This is a contributed post Gardens are fantastic spaces. They are a great place to play and relax. Plus, they are somewhere to teach your kids about nature. There are so many garden projects you can do together. Making a bug hotel, building a birdhouse and, of course, planting a tree are all fun and […] Read more…

10 Simple Facebook Rules – Don’t Be a Dick

It’s that time of year when we make New Years Resolutions, or promise to be better, healthier versions of ourselves.  But in a world of social media I think maybe it’s time to turn those resolutions to our online behaviour.  If we all obeyed these few simple facebook rules, then i’m sure we can get […] Read more…

Dear Reader – Merry Christmas

Hi lovely people, I just wanted to take a moment to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I hope you all indulge in a few to many Proseccos and Quality Street and that Santa brings you everything you want, because you did a great job this year raising your […] Read more…

Figuring Out Your Wardrobe For A Winter Beach Holiday

This is a contributed post   Something You Need To Think About There are a lot of considerations to think about before you go to the beach—one of the most important regards the clothing you’ll wear there. For example, if you’re going to a wedding on the beach, you should know that there are some […] Read more…

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…

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