My weekly photo roundup | 24 November 14

Top: 1.  So it looks as though mischievous Little E found the camera facility on my phone whilst I had my back turned.  What a lovely photograph of her boot!!! 2.  Last weekend we went for breakfast at Bill’s, the…

Top 20 signs that tell you Christmas is just around the corner…….

The shops have finished stocking anything you might actually require NOW, in favour of tinsel, baubles, wreaths and tins of chocolates! The Sky TV Christmas channel is permanently on, and you have already watched The Santa Clause, The Santa Clause…


I'm Steph

A lifestyle blogger with a passion for my family, our home & the travels and adventures we share together.

On here, you'll generally find me whittling on about my home style, our day trips & travels and the general daily mayhem of raising two little girls! Oh, and obviously anything that's caught my eye in the shops recently, too!



Blogfest 2014 – So much more than just a blogging conference!!

WOW! Talk about being totally overloaded with so much super cool information that your brain actually buzzes!!! I take it that’s what you get after attending your first ever Mumsnet Blogfest event!!! My lovely pink notebook is freshly full and…

Dear Blog. It’s not you, it’s me….

So, late last week I had a bit of a meltdown. I lost all confidence in my abilities, at home at work and online. I questioned whether I just had too many plates spinning all at once and wondered if…

Fancy Dress & Fireworks

Each year (sorry G if you’re reading this – it’s tradition now!!) – some good friends of ours offer up their house for an evening of fun and frivolity with a brilliant mix of great company, food, a few drinks, music…


13 Favourite Scary Movies for Kids

  If you’ve read my 12 Safe & Fun Halloween Activities for Families, you’ll know that item number 12 was to watch a scary movie with your children. If you’ve not seen the list then why not catch up with it here!…

{The Ordinary Moments 14} #40

So, not much has really happened in the last week or so as unfortunatly we’ve all been hit with the ‘dreaded lurgy’. But, hey – what’s not ordinary about that???  Especially in our household!! I know I’ve mentioned it before…

So much to do… So little time!

As with every mother and father out there, I have a mile long ‘to-do’ list with umpteen things to do, people to see, places to go, etc all that should supposedly fit into a single weekend of two days! I…

Savvy Christmas Shopping!

So, today I joined a new club. I discovered a new me. I became a…. Savvy Shopper!!!

Stress: A Monster Within

I hold my hands up in the air and admit freely and openly, to each and everyone of you, that I sometimes don’t seem to cope very well with being a mum.

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