Month: March 2019

Best Buys For Guinea Pigs

Our guinea pigs, Jessie and Leia, are coming up to four years old this summer. I can hardly believe they are that old and have been with us for so long, it has flown by. In that time, we have treated them to all manner of foods, homes and other …

A Day Out With Mum Thanks To CrossCountry Trains #Ad

Advertorial content in collaboration with CrossCountry Last week I had a lovely day out with my mum, thanks to CrossCountry. With Mother’s Day coming up, it was the perfect opportunity to spend some time together, time without the kids around, just the two of us. We don’t do this as …

5 Ways That Motherhood Has Changed Me

People like to think that parenthood or no, they are still the same person. They can still have it all, carry on with the life they have always had. At least this the story that is peddled through the media, the magazines, even the blogs sometimes. But you know what? …

10 Important Things To Do Before Bringing A Puppy Home

If you saw my post a couple of weeks ago, you’ll know that we have decided that it’s time to get a puppy. Which is wonderful and we are all so excited, but along with counting down happily to the day when we can go and bring him home, there’s …

Home Interiors Projects Update

I shared with you a couple of months ago our home interiors plans for 2019. Well, we’ve been pushing on with them and working hard to complete them. Nothing motivates you more to get projects done than a deadline, and the imminent arrival of our new puppy is that deadline! …

Helping Children To Understand The Value Of Money

This is advertorial content I wrote a couple of months ago about the benefits of giving children pocket money and since then, the kids have really been coming on leaps and bounds with it. It’s as though having their own money has given them both a better sense of responsibility …

Siblings March 2019

Mid-March already, I can’t believe where this year is going. It does mean that it’s time for this month’s siblings update… We’ve been really busy at home and in the garden and whilst the Husband and I have been getting things done, these two have been happily playing with each …

A Look At My New Home Office

If you read my post about my home interiors plans for 2019 you’ll know that, amongst other things, I wanted to sort out my home office and give myself a new space. It was a room that was part office, part playroom and part guinea pigs home. Well, now it’s …

17 Years Ago Today

17 years ago today, I got married. I was 24 years old, the Husband 25. We’d been together for three and a half years and living together for around eighteen months. We got married at Coombe Abbey, somewhere that I keep meaning to take the kids to show them. It’s …

Pen Pal Sign Up March 2019

Welcome to the Pen Pal Sign Up of March 2019. This is a chance to get yourself a pen pal, or two or three. I have had lots or requests lately, so I am bracing myself for this to be a busy one! This is by far the most time-consuming …

Do You Use ClassDojo?

This is advertorial content Do you use ClassDojo? Have you heard of ClassDojo? It is the most popular school communication app for teachers, students, and families. Used in over 180 countries worldwide, it connects teachers with families so they can become a “teaching team.” Teachers can instantly share pictures, videos …

We Are Getting A Puppy!

If you read my post on Friday, you won’t be surprised to hear that we are getting a puppy. We visited the mum and her pups yesterday and we all completely fell in love. We knew we would, I think it’s impossible not to. We got to meet the puppies’ …

Things You Need To Know Before Buying Artificial Grass

This is a collaborative post Artificial grass seems to be the new trend for modern homes nowadays. Artificial grass offers a more convenient way of having a natural-looking grass in your lawn while not having the need to maintain it regularly like mowing and watering. Aside from that, it retains …

The Dog Decision

You may know that there has been a dog debate going on in our household for some time. It has been as simple as ‘Do we get a dog?’ And if so, when? This year, next year, in two years time? There’s a fair bit to debate, but we have …

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