Category: Random Ramblings

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, …

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 …

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 …

Start Yoga This Week!

You have always meant to give yoga a try. It’s one of those things that you keep meaning to get round to. You think you might enjoy it. You know it’ll be good for you. But it’s hard to know where to begin with it, so maybe one day. No, …

Feel-Good Treats This Autumn

I love the changing colours of this season, the sunny crisp mornings and getting out into the fresh air. And then as the darker nights draw in, I am all about staying snuggled up inside, creating a cosy home. As it looks like the weather has really shifted over the …

How You Can Support The Blogger In Your Life

If you’re not a blogger, blogging is a bit of a strange one to explain. Especially when it’s what you do for a living, people often seem baffled by that one! So today I thought I’d share a little more about what it entails to be a blogger by answering …

The Blog’s Got A Whole New Look!

Welcome to my new look blog! What do you think? It only took me….oh, around 100 hours to choose the new theme! And then I am very fortunate to have a talented husband, as he is responsible for the shiny new header there. Overall, I am absolutely delighted with the …

Getting Into Yoga

If you follow my Instastories, you’ll know that I have a new hobby, I have been getting into yoga. I have been meaning to give yoga a try for years, it was just one of those things that I never got around to. Until now. A friend mentioned that she’d …

The Ultimate Guide To Chips

Among a plethora of tasty British favourites including afternoon tea, Yorkshire puddings, Eton mess and crumpets, the humble starchy chip is arguably the UK’s most simple and coveted food – and whether you like yours as a chip butty, fish and chips or a side-kick to your cheeky burger with …

School, Homework and Education

I stand on the school playground daily and chat to the other mums. I’m very fortunate in that they are a lovely group of people, so the conversation flows as we all talk about our children. There are often birthday parties to look forward to over the weekends, then there …

On Being 40

Next week I’ll be turning 41. I am enjoying my last few days of being 40. And I do find that I have enjoyed it. It’s such a milestone age, isn’t it? Some people dread it, some revel in it and some just roll with it. I’m probably in the …

‘Grow’ with the Aviva Community Fund

‘In association with the Aviva Community Fund’ Today I’m happy to be sharing news about a local volunteer initiative, who were recently awarded by the Aviva Community Fund. ‘Grow’ applied for funding from the Aviva Community Fund last year and were fortunate to be chosen as one of the winners, receiving …

To Combat The Holiday Blues…

This month we are going to be off on a holiday that we have excitedly been counting down to for a year, a whole year. And when I say counting down, I do mean that literally as we have a countdown running in the kitchen that Boo updates daily.The anticipation …

Today’s the SSE Women’s FA Cup Final!

Today is the SSE Women’s FA Cup final, will you be watching? It kicks off today at 5.30pm and you can tune in live on BBC1 to follow the action at Wembley. A record breaking audience is expected to attend, it’ll be a great family day out. It should be …

What’s Next? – So Many Possibilities

I should be finishing with my Open University degree in the next few weeks. I have drafts of my two End of Module Assessments, so I’ll revisit those again next week and work on final revisions before sending them in. My studying has really taken up a lot of my …

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