I have been on the search for a metallic rose gold nailvarnish. (This is the colour i was after) Im not sure i have found exactly what i was looking for, but it comes very close. MAYBELLINE SUPER STAY 7 DAYS, GEL NAIL COLOUR, METALLIC SILKS in Rose Veil £4.50 I love the brush and … Continue reading Maybelline Nail Varnish
Everyone loves a newborn. Who can resist those tiny hands and that brand new smell. It's even more exciting when it's a baby of a friend or family member. You can impose yourself as soon as the baby is born, then hand baby back when he starts crying...perfect!......if you want to piss off and … Continue reading Tips for friends of a newborn mum
As seasoned travellers to Florida I like to think i am experienced at organising a great holiday there. Given that i am usually booking for eight or more people i am particularly good at making sure we stick to a reasonable budget. I have just booked our flights to Florida 2018 and I've got to … Continue reading Travel hack – Flying to Florida
I thought about the boys future before they were even born. I looked into primary schools, high schools and nurseries. Obviously, if I was going to raise the next Prime Minister or Richard Branson I was going to have to make sure I made the right decisions with regards to their education. It seemed like … Continue reading Choosing the right Secondary School
Another one of my best friends turned 40 this week and we celebrated by whisking her away on a suprise weekend to Liverpool. ￼ Rosie is from Ireland, and when her lovely sister (who still lives over there) contacted me about doing something special I couldn't have been more up for it. I cant take … Continue reading A weekend in Liverpool
Today I found what might be one of my favourite places as a mum of a toddler and a baby! I have to share this little gem with you because I have been waiting over 10 years to find somewhere like this! Rosies Coffee Lounge in Lingfield is every parents Haven. The front of … Continue reading Rosies Coffee Lounge, Lingfield
This weekend Arthur was one month old! It feels like yesterday I was wondering if he would ever make an appearance after the longest pregnancy ever!! It's been a whirlwind four weeks at our house! All of my first five children have their birthdays between September and November so having a Spring baby is … Continue reading A Baby, A Lamb and a Calf!
I think every mum can relate to the difficulties we face in getting out of the house and having some ' mum time ' I had my first ' child free' morning since having Arthur last week. Even though it was a brilliant morning it didn't come without its stresses! I woke up on … Continue reading My morning off
Forty years ago today something pretty special happened. My girl Lisa was born! We first met at work 15 years ago and it has been a friendship that I have been thankful for ever since. A career driven, strong, independent women who still manages to keep her femininity and maternal insticts at the forefront … Continue reading Lisa is 40!
Today is that day. The day after you have a baby that is sent to test your true strength. Today, Arthur is ten days old and this Is the day that is throwing everything at me, goading me, trying to break me. Well, its midday and I haven't reached for the gin. Instead I'm … Continue reading Day 10 – Sink or Swim
After what felt like the longest third trimester ever I finally gave birth to my 2017 baby boy in the early hours of 29th April. I apologise for the lack of birth photos, this is for two reasons..... 1) I struggle enough to remenber to take photos when I'm blogging about dinner or a day … Continue reading Baby Six Birth Story
Bullying has been a topic discussed quite alot in our house lately. There have been a few heartbreaking stories in the press of children that have been so affected by it and have even been driven to commit suicide as a result of bullying. In an age of technology and mobile phones the importance of … Continue reading Bullying