My name is Steph – and I’m an emotional hoarder!

Ok – so maybe it’s because I’m due on or something and feeling a little bit emotional at the moment, but I’m sat here sobbing whilst sorting through piles, upon piles of clothing. Not just any piles of clothing. No.…

Holly Ava – My First Birth Story

So, four years ago this week I was lying in my hospital bed, with an expression of pure joy mixed with utter fear, all at the same time. I had become a mummy to a beautiful baby girl.


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!



All Grown Up

Well…..                                    …… ish!! Our little H has just started pre-school, which I’m sure is nothing too major on the whole grand scheme of…

Being a mummy is …….. sometimes far from glamorous!!!

(Disclaimer: Not to be read by the faint hearted or easily offended)

12 Best pieces of Advice to a New or Expectant Mother

Guidance I wish I knew before becoming a mummy!!!   Like many more before me, I have become a mother. Twice over now. And although these have become, hands down, the two most wonderful experiences of my life, they certainly…


What, what, what is a st-st-stammer mummy??

For quite a while now our eldest daughter, H (well, actually the only one who can talk seeing as the other is only one!) has been experiencing some problems with the fluency of her speech. We had noticed that this was the case,…

Wicked Wednesdays

Errr, Steph? Yup? I er, .. I think you’ve got a little something on your shoulder there…. Ah, right – thankyou [Looks down] Ah yes – this will be the sicked up/snotted out Spaghetti Bolognese look I’m sporting today!   Linking…

Being a mummy is….being the adult!

Yet another post from me where I beg of you not to judge me….

Being a mummy is……….Dangerous!!!

Seriously!! Every day with kids (well my kids anyway then!)….. Is hazardous!!! This morning, as I was quite happily laying bed, minding my own business and sipping on my cup of tea trying to catch up on whats been going…

siblings…. { july }

As my first link up to the fabulous dear beautiful for Siblings July, I’m afraid I’ve not come very prepared! At all! For a start I could have at least clothed my children!!! Though to be honest – this is…

If I don’t laugh, I’ll cry!!

When I thought about writing this up as a post earlier, it made me think a little. There’s not much in this life that really, really bothers me. A pet hate if you like. Something that I’d much rather run…

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