Category: Random Ramblings

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 …

The Blog Plans…After Uni

As I move into my final few weeks of my Open University course, it’s fair to say that my attention is largely being diverted that way. So firstly I’d ask, please do bear with me. I will still be sharing and posting here, I will still be popping up on …

Do Your Kids Have Cool Grandparents?

Do your kids have cool grandparents? Or do you? What makes them cool? I’d say that my nan was pretty cool. She taught us how to play cards, and yes, we played for money. Big stakes, a penny a go! My brother and I used to love staying with her …

Make A Difference In Your Community

Today I’m sharing some details about a local project that’s been making a real difference to the declining bee population. Buzzing Hotspots are being created all over the city, with the support of funding from the Aviva Community Fund. This is good news for the bee population and this year’s …

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