Month: December 2018

Merry Christmas To You All!

Ah, we are nearly there. Christmas is almost upon us, are you ready for it? My two break up from school today, the Christmas holidays officially begin at 3.30pm today. They are excited. They have been excited for at least a month, if not more. It’s been growing every single …

Hopes, Dreams and Inspiration for 2019

This is advertorial content If I am honest, I am not entirely sure how we are already in December, talking about next year. My mind is still stuck in the summer somewhere, and it seems to have just skipped from there to Christmas. I must be getting old, wittering on …

Uni-ball Stationery Competition

Would you like to win some uni-ball stationery? Of course you would! uni-ball have a fun new Advent Calendar competition running on their website now, and I also have 3 prize bundles up for grabs right here, so read on to find out more…. uni-ball Advent Calendar Competition Open your …

Tuna Pasta Cheesy Bake

You know that I only share recipes here that are easy. I work on the premise that if I can make it, then anyone can! Well, today I wanted to share with you a recent hit with the family, a simple to make family recipe that is comfort food at …

Siblings December 2018

These two have been so very close over the last month. They have wanted to be with each other all the time and are having happy chats about Christmas. The countdown to Christmas is on and they CANNOT WAIT, apparently! The latest development here is that Little Man is now reading …

You’re Never Too Old To Start Something New

You’re never too old to start something new. This might as well be my mantra for life. In my twenties I started a new career, which isn’t unusual, I know. I moved out, bought my first home and got married, too. Then in my thirties I said goodbye to that …

Get Organised in 2019 with a Planner

You know that I love stationery. You know that I love to be organised. Which all means that today I am excited to be talking about getting organised for 2019 with a planner. The Benefits Of Using a Planner Do you use a planner currently? If so, I know you’ll …

Brush Time Fun with Aquafresh

This is advertorial content My kids know that it’s important to look after their teeth. They visit the dentist regularly and she gives them tips on how best to brush their teeth and impresses upon them the importance of doing so. They leave their appointments happy and keen to do …

The Benefits Of Giving Children Pocket Money

A few months ago we decided to start giving our children pocket money. They receive some here and there from family that boosts their money boxes, but they now also receive it regularly from us. They have to earn it, so they each have weekly chores to do, and if …

Keeping a Cards and Wrap Stash

Every home should be keeping a cards and wrap stash. I would not be without mine, it keeps me organised and on track. Whenever an occasion pops up, I am usually well-prepared for it, and you know that I love to send cards whenever I can! But keeping a cards …

The Premier League Writing Stars Competition

Today I am working with Premier League Primary Stars as they are sharing news about the Premier League Writing Stars competition 2018. Last year there were over 25,000 entries around the theme of resilience, maybe there will be even more children giving poetry a try this year and entering? Last …

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