Month: January 2019

15 Perfect Films For Family Film Night

We love family film night. More often than not, Saturday night in our house is a movie night. We all enjoy snuggling down and watching a film (snacks are invariably involved too) and I have lost count of the number of films that we’ve all watched together. If you’ve yet …

Ten Years Ago This Week…

Ten years ago this week… …I found out that I was pregnant. And our lives were forever changed. Things were so different back then, I guess I was so different back then. Ten years ago this week, I was all about my career. It was a good one, one that …

Home Interiors Plans for 2019

This is a collaborative post We have reached that point where we feel like the whole house needs redecorating. Again. You know how you seem to have a splurge and gets loads done, are delighted with it, and then a few years later, you need to do it all again? …

Ideas For Updating Your Home

This is a collaborative post  Decorating and updating the home can be one of the best things you do. There is nothing quite like the freshness of a lick of paint or new furniture to give your house a bit of brightening up after a few years of the same …

6 Incredible Ways You Can Do Something New This Year

This is a collaborative post The start of a new year is a great time to start thinking about all the things you want to change in the year to come. Whether you want to set New Years resolutions, you have business goals you want to achieve or if you …

My 5 Favourite Reads of 2018

You know that I love to read, it’s my favourite pastime. If I have a spare hour, chances are that I’ll want to fill it by reading. If I have a trip out to the shops, chances are that I’ll pop into a bookshop. I am a bookworm, there can …

4 Signs You’re Not Suited For A Life Behind A Desk

This is a collaborative post If you have recently left university, finished a degree or even grown tired of your current career, you might be left wondering, what should be next? Where do you go from here? What can you do and what direction should you take? It’s true to …

Best Family Board Games

We love our board games here, absolutely love them. Anyone that follows me on Instagram will no doubt know this as I have shared so many of them on my Stories in recent weeks. In fact, if there’s one thing that gets the most chat and questions over there, it’s …

Make Your Garden A Haven For Wildlife In 3 Simple Steps

If you have a bit of a jungle in your back garden rather than a well coiffed lawn, some shrubs and an array of flowers, you may be keen to give your outside space a bit of a facelift. Before you launch head first into any makeover, consider what you …

Siblings January 2019

What a month this last one has been. Since my last siblings update we’ve had all of the fun and chaos of Christmas, a lovely New Year’s Eve trip down to London and then nearly a fortnight of illnesses and being housebound. All the fun! With all of this going …

Most Overpriced Technologies Of The 21st Century

This is a collaborative post At present, technology is something that is literally advancing day by day. There is constantly an array of new and innovative computers, smartphones and other products being released onto the market. However, it seems that with new technologies come new prices, as some goods are …

Your Career Doesn’t Stop Now You’re A Mum

This is a collaborative post Let’s get one thing straight, just because you’re a mother doesn’t mean you have to put your career on hold. A lot of people assume that you aren’t able to have both because being a parent is such a consuming job within itself, but you’d …

Book Swap January 2019

Let’s kick the new year off with a Bring Back Paper activity, we’ll go for a book swap! Now if you’ve yet to get involved in one of these, the idea behind the book swap is nice and simple and easy for anyone to join in. It’s open internationally, as …

3 Pro Tips To Sort Through The Clutter In Your Home

For me, decluttering your home counts as a renovation. You’re technically improving your home and making it look different, which makes it a very affordable improvement indeed! Seriously, it will blow your mind how amazing your house looks when it’s clutter-free. There’ll be so much space, it’ll seem so tidy, …

And I’m Back! Hello 2019

And I’m back! Hello 2019, where did that break go?! The kids have one more day off and then they’re back to school tomorrow, normality will resume. How was your Christmas? We had a good one, with lots of family time. It was filled with films, board games, reading, crafting, …

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