Which of the Mr Men are you?

We read lots and lots of children’s books here, and so they tend to work their way into everyday lives, as the characters come alive for us and we find ourselves able to recite the stories pretty much verbatim! Julia Donaldson is a huge hit with both Boo and Little …

My Weekly Planner

I’m getting organised! Or better organised, I should really say. Now, I am a naturally organised person. The type with a family organiser calendar (and the type who is really happy to receive said organiser as a Christmas gift..!), where it has reminders such as ‘worm dog’, ‘wash Dyson filter’, …

Our Tesco Clubcard Buys

In my bid to be thrifty, I’m always looking to get treats for the children for as little as I can. I like them to still have lovely days out to enjoy, and nice presents when it’s birthday time, but not that cost the earth. Especially as they’re still young …

I’m Knitting!

I’ve recently taken up knitting. My mum is surprised and delighted. So why the surprise? My mum is one of those ‘traditional’ mums. She knits, bakes, sews, loves gardening and DIY – be it wallpapering, tiling, shelving, reupholstering – she’ll do it! And she’s good at all of the above. …

Tips for Getting The Best Mortgage Advice

As you may know, my life before kids was in financial services, covering lots of areas and products, but specialising in mortgages and related insurances. I was a co-creator in deciding how mortgage advice was given across our branch network, and then coached, managed and supervised the advisors to deliver …

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