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A New Job, Afternoon Tea and All the Books | My Weekly Favourites

Happy Friday! It’s been one hell of a week. Not in a bad way. Just busy and a little out of the ordinary for me, but good all the same. I am glad to see Friday though, even if I don’t get to clock off over the weekend. But a…

A Late Hello to March

It’s been a bit quiet around here lately. On my blog anyway. It’s been one of those months where life has most certainly got in the way and as is so often the case, my blog gets neglected. I do love writing these posts at the beginning of each month…

How to Keep On Top of the Housework When You Have Kids

When you have kids, it may seem as if all tidying routines fly out of the window, along with a clean house, nice ornaments and your peaceful life. As soon as you have vacuumed one room, it may feel as if another is already crumbling into the ground. However, surprisingly,…

Snow, Brilliant Reads and Queen | My Weekly Favourites

What a week! We’ve had beautiful sunshine and snow, a play date, the car passed its MOT and we submitted and paid our tax returns. The latter is thanks in part to the fab Julia Day’s Independent Girl’s Collective which helped me stop freaking out about how hard it was…

Books | What I Read in January

It seems while there has been somewhat of a lack of blogging throughout January, my reading certainly hasn’t suffered. I’ve devoured six brilliant books this month. All of them quite different. But equally as enjoyable. If you’re looking for a book to lose yourself in, you won’t go wrong with…

How To Reconnect With Your Teenager On A Family Holiday

Teenagers are full of conflicts, anxieties, and, of course, hormones, and this can make them feel unhappy and seem confrontational, even when underneath they are kind and caring young people. A family holiday can be the ideal way to really reconnect with your teenage children, and reassure them that, no…

Back to School, Healthy Eating and Dinosaurs | My Weekly Favourites

It’s taken me a little longer than usual to get back into putting finger to keyboard after Christmas. Although having seen mess that is the latest WordPress update, which I’m pretty sure Satan had a hand in designing, I must admit to having been a bit put off doing so.…