Gift Guide: Top Games for Family Fun This Christmas

As a young girl, I look back fondly at the memories of growing up in my family. I remember how we used to spend so much time together playing games, which is something, I think happens a little less nowadays…

Lighting up the Night Sky

So we’ve just passed November 5th. And in good English tradition we donned our wellie boots, our coats and mittens and set out for an evening full of big bangs and bright lights. Every year the Newbury Racecourse, is hired out…

Fun at the Fireworks – My Captured Moment

It’s not often we get a photo of all four of us, so for My Captured Moment this week I am choosing this shot. And I’ve stuck it in black and white to cover my complexion! It was a bit…

Transfixed – My Captured Moment

I’ve been a little slack of late, so it’s been a wee while since I last joined Heledd for her fab linky. This photograph was taken whilst on holiday in Rhodes, Greece just over a year ago now. It was one…

Questions to a Four Year Old

For a long, long while now, I’ve wanted to do a question and answer session with Holly. And when she is more able to understand the questions, Ella too! My initial thought was to do this around each birthday, and…

Toilet Roll & Paper Plate Butterflies

If you’ve read a previous post of mine – you will know very well that messy play brings me out with the sweats!! That said, I’m trying my hardest to overcome my little problem and therefore really trying to push…

Messy Play Gives Me The Jitters!

I try my hardest to be the best mum I can be. To fill the girls days with endless opportunities. Outings, walks, playdates, pretend play and craft activities. All to let them express who they are, enhance their little imaginations and…

The Best of our Bookshelf…. One Snowy Night

Gosh – it’s been a fair few weeks now since my last ‘The Best Of Our Bookshelf‘ feature as I’ve been away sunning myself on tropical shores and since then, we seem to have been hit with bugs and other…

Easter in the Midlife Mummy Household….

Well, while the rest of you probably tiptoed merrily around gardens, with your little ones tightly gripping onto their little Easter baskets with big grins of anticipation and excitement – I was slaving away indoors trying to keep house on an Easter weekend I…

Holding On Tightly – My Captured Moment

My Captured Moment this week when my beautiful little Holly Ava was only a few days old. I remember as I sat on our sofa one evening, most probably in a fair amount of discomfort after my C-section and just gazing down…

Changebag vs Handbag Essentials!!

  So, just for all you mummies out there – who might be gearing up for new roles or who are still relatively new to this whole process – here I’ve drawn up a handy little list for you of…


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