There’s nothing more quintessentially English than scones with clotted cream and jam. They’re a doddle to make and absolutely delicious. Me being a little different, I’m not that keen on jam so I made mine with clotted cream drizzled with golden syrup and they were oh so delicious. So how do you make these dreamy […]

Meal Planning Monday


It’s that time of the week again and this week it’s definitely time to use up what we have in the cupboards and freezer! Here’s what’s on the menu this week: Monday Toad in the hole Tuesday Paella Wednesday Chicken and broccoli pasta bake Thursday Burgers and chips Friday Pizza Saturday Curry Sunday Roast dinner […]

BEAR Alphabites Cereal

monster magnets

When a package arrives from BEAR you know it’s going to be something the kids will love (they already have my 3 year old addicted to their fruit snacks and by addicted I mean utterly obsessed with them and for a kid that won’t eat fruit that’s a miracle!) so they couldn’t wait to get […]

Furniture to Make You Feel Like a Grown Up

drummond chesterfield sofa

I don’t know about you but there are some items of furniture and accessories that just scream ‘grown up’ to me. Having rented furnished properties for years I don’t have much furniture of my own and what I do have has been moved halfway around Europe on several occasions so I guess I still kind […]

Making Time for Yourself with Online Gaming


Modern life is stressful; from travelling to work through endless queues and cancellations, flitting between meetings and conference calls, to completing unrelenting housework, finding time for ourselves is often the last thing on our minds. However, taking a break every now and again is vital, and can be the difference between burning out, and retaining […]

Great Ways to Get Dads Bonding with the Kids


Sometimes, it is very easy for family life to be forgotten in the stress that comes with a full-time job and keeping the home organised. Dads, in particular, miss out on opportunities to spend quality time with their children, so it is important to find ways to get that quality time back. Activities There is […]

Great Value Kids Clothing from House of Fraser

House of Fraser Boys Clothes

With a rapidly growing 3 year old boy I’m always looking for good quality, great value kids clothing and House of Fraser came up trumps, nailing it in terms of both quality and cost. Armed with £30 to spend we set about trying to find a few great value items that wouldn’t break the bank and […]

Very YSL Make-Up Palette


Being a busy mum I sometimes have to apply makeup on the go and often end up lugging my entire makeup bag with me when we go out as a family and applying it in the car to save time. Now I don’t know about you but my makeup bag is HUGE! If I take a […]

Creating the Perfect Living Room


How do you create the perfect living room? One that looks great when guests come over and is also the perfect place to relax and unwind after a hectic day or for the kids to play in. Here’s a few tips: Pin your heart out – Years ago it would have been a mood board, […]

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