My syn free love affair with little’s

August 26, 2016 admin 3

I never used to drink coffee and then I had kids, one of which NEVER seemed to sleep and so my relationship with coffee started to develop. A few years later I became a teacher and then my relationship with coffee grew into a full blown love affair and now coffee is fast becoming my one true love.   It’s always there when I need it, it never judges me, and well, basically helps me […]

Can Forest Feast help my children eat vegatebles?

July 13, 2016 admin 0

I sometimes find it difficult to get my boys to eat fruit and vegetables, especially the big one, he likes peas and ….erm…yeah peas just about covers the veg selection. So, like a lot of parents I know I have taken to sneaking them into his meal, sometimes successfully sometime not so much and I am always on the look out for new ways to try and entice my children to up their 5 a day […]

Get creative this fathers day with postsnap

June 16, 2016 admin 3

This week I have been recovering from a minor operation and had completely forgotten that this weekend we would be celebrating fathers day. Luckily for me postsnap got in touch and asked if I wanted to test out their card making app. The timing could not of been better. I downloaded the free app from app store straight on to my I phone in minutes and was linked straight to their home page offering me […]

Fathers day inspiration from Eto Jeans

June 5, 2016 admin 2

Father’s day is just around the corner and choosing the perfect gift can be difficult, especially if the father in question is young and fashionable and you know that the usual socks and hankies aren’t going to cut it.   Well why not take some inspiration form eto jeans where they have a wide range of clothes and accessories for men. They specialise in jeans with a style to suit everyone from light to dark […]

I wish I had a Panasonic breadmaker

May 31, 2016 admin 2

I love bread, I could eat it for breakfast, dinner and tea everyday. In today’s modern world there are so many different and wonderful varieties available from white to brown, sweet, stuffed and flavoured that there is something for everyone and every occasion. I have always wanted to bake my own bread. When I was pregnant I would think about the future and fantasise about the smell of fresh baked bread running through the house as I […]

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The husband, 300 miles and Stealth gels

April 19, 2016 admin 2

As some of you may know my crazy ass husband is cycling 300 miles in 3 days in September to raise money for Children in Need with a whole load of other crazy ass individuals who all work for Llyods bank (make of that what you will!). Although my OH can ride a bike without stabalisers this will be the biggest event he has ever attempted and it goes without saying that I have every faith in […]

Our Christmas sparkle was stolen :(

December 16, 2015 admin 0

5 weeks ago my family and I took our annual trip to the Broomheath plantation to pick our Christmas tree. It was a lovely day spent hunting for the perfect tree to fit in our living room to be tagged ready for us to chop down ourselves in December. On Saturday we went with our two very excited boys (5 and 3) to cut down our tree, take it home and decorate it. Despite the […]

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Would you ever stay in a youth hostel?

November 24, 2015 admin 1

The youth hostel association got in touch with me and asked if my family and I would like to review one of their youth hostels, any one we could choose. I dismissed the idea immediately, I’m not a snob by any stretch of the imagination but I had no intentions of taking my children to a grubby run down youth hostel full of all sorts of strange individuals sharing one large room.  Out of curiosity […]

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Who loves a bit of Hanky Panky?

October 31, 2015 admin 0

During half term I had to take my car for the dreaded MOT whilst I had my two boys, 5 and 3. The mechanic said it would take about an hour so we took a walk into Chester in hunt for a pancake house that had been recommended by friends. It took us a while to find it as it’s off the main road hidden away down a quiet little street behind the hustle and bustle […]

The Rose Tree now make candles and here is what I thought of it

October 21, 2015 admin 0

I absolutely adore The Rose Tree and have reviewed both their face and body oils in the past, both proving a huge success with me. This time I am reviewing one of their candles. If you are an avid reader of my blog you will already know that I am totally addicted to candles. I have them in all the rooms and love to write whilst the aroma fills my office and keeps me calm […]