Where do I work & dreaming of a home office

Where do I work

When I first started blogging, I would do it solely in the evenings when Emmy was asleep as she had a habit of grabbing the laptop, wildly pressing at buttons and one more than one occasion the laptop tumbled to the floor – thankfully bouncing instead of smashing but a lesson almost learnt the hardRead more

Kids Halloween Party Ideas

I was never really a fan of Halloween, mainly because it wasn’t something we did growing up. We weren’t into the whole trick or treating and I even remember my parents blacking out the door window with black bin bags when I was in my teens pretending not to be home when they came knockingRead more

Sweater, not heaters – the frugal guide to energy efficiency this winter

When winter comes, energy bills skyrocket.  Gas usage increases as heating works harder and stays on longer.  Similarly, lighting during the hours of darkness consumes more and more electricity as we find ourselves switching the lights on by 4.30pm around November time. Finding ways to improve energy efficiency around our homes can make a bigRead more

Mummy Bark – Halloween Recipe

**Post contains affiliate links** With Halloween just around the corner you may be wondering what you could hand out to those trick or treaters instead of the usual bag of Haribo sweets. This Mummy Bark is quick and easy to make and looks great too – whether you are having a party at home orRead more

Rosemary Mushroom Pork Chops Recipe

The weather has certainly turned and I have had to grab a coat on the School run on more than one occasion this week. The heating, however, won’t be going on just yet but I have treated us all to new PJ’s, Slippers and warm fluffy Dressing Gowns to pop on when we get homeRead more

Do you have Guilty Pleasures? – here’s mine #mummysguiltypleasures

Motherhood – it’s blooming hard isn’t it? There’s no off switch, even when Paul and I went away child free for my birthday at the end of the year I still had to get the kids up, dressed, fed and sort all their clothes and childcare arrangements and then found myself messaging to make sureRead more

Strange things to happen when eating out with kids

Heading out to eat with kids in tow can often cause headaches for us parents. There are lots of things we need to consider and careful planning is often needed when eating out with kids. We worry they won’t sit still so we pre-plan and prepare, packing colouring, small toys and distractions should they beRead more