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Post Comment Love 19th - 21st January

01/18/2018 23:58:00 PM

Welcome back to Post Comment Love, I hope you've had a fabulous week and have a great post for Stephanie and I to read. I'm looking forward to reading your posts again.This week has been slightly quieter than last week but it's still been busy. ...

Family fun with Catan

01/17/2018 23:30:00 PM

As you know we love to play board games, we have a huge selection of board games that keeps growing. We bought the boys lots of games for Christmas and we spent some of the time during the holidays playing. One of our favourite games is Catan, ...

Help your parents hold on to their independence

01/17/2018 23:30:00 PM

Getting older is never easy, and it's certainly not easy to see your parents get older either. After all, you spend your entire life being able to look up to and depend on your parents that seeing them get older and start to need more help ...

Have you ditched your New Year Resolution yet?

01/16/2018 23:30:00 PM

Did you know that today, 17th January, is Ditch New Year's Resolution Day? I had no idea but I have to be honest and say it sounds about right - a couple of weeks after New Year and already people are thinking about giving up their resolutions.I ...

Novel ways to throw your child a fantastic birthday party

01/15/2018 23:30:00 PM

When it is time for another birthday in the family, there are many things you can do. For younger children and those reaching certain ages of importance, it is always a nice idea to throw them a party - if they want one, that is. Throwing a ...

How to help your Teen cope with exam stress

01/14/2018 23:30:00 PM

Starting today BP has Year 9 exams, we were told just before Christmas he would have exams and that he should start revising for them as soon as possible. As a parent my first thought was "What an awful time to make kids revise for exams!", ...

5 Ways you can use your smartphone to relieve stress

01/13/2018 23:30:00 PM

It seems like the smartphone is a primary cause of stress for a lot of people. It seems like being in a constantly connected world has made it more difficult for us to switch off and relax at the end of a tough day, leading to more instances ...

Creature comforts: How to add some warmth to your dreary winter days

01/12/2018 23:30:00 PM

As we settle into the coldest months of the year, it can be easy to forget what it’s like to feel truly warm, and if you’re in the house all day looking after the children or working, you’re less likely to want to head outside for a bit ...

Post Comment Love 12th - 14th January

01/11/2018 23:30:00 PM

Welcome back to another week of Post Comment Love, link up your best or favourite post of the week to give that extra bit of love.We are finally back to normal here, whatever normal is. Hubby and I are working in our rooms and the boys are back ...

Getting back to normal after Christmas

01/10/2018 23:30:00 PM

It is just over two weeks since Christmas day and I am only just getting back to normal. This year the boys went back to school on 8th January - the day before my birthday - which meant the Hubby and I didn't plan to get back to work until 10th. Of ...

Post Comment Love 5th - 7th January

01/04/2018 23:58:00 PM

Welcome to the first Post Comment Love of 2018! Link up your best or favourite post of the week and Stephanie and I will be happy to read, comment and share.I can't believe it's almost back to school time - the boys go back on Monday. Which ...

Struggling to keep your children busy during the school holidays?

12/21/2017 23:30:00 PM

It is something that all parents know too well, and it can often seem impossible to keep the kids perfectly busy at all times throughout the holidays. However, as long as you take the time to stop and consider the possibilities, you should be ...

Getting close up photos with smartphone accessories

12/17/2017 23:30:00 PM

As a blogger taking great photos is super important, but also as a mum I want to take the best photos of my boys I can. With a smartphone I often find myself wishing I could zoom - I know what you're going to say "get a DSLR camera!" right? ...

Post Comment Love 15 - 17th December

12/14/2017 23:30:00 PM

Welcome back to another Post Comment Love with Stephanie and I. Link up your best or favourite post of the week to give it that extra bit of love.Well this is it folks, the last Post Comment Love of the year! Stephanie and I decided a few weeks ...

Keep your man in style this Christmas

12/12/2017 23:30:00 PM

If your man is anything like mine he is a pain to buy for, especially at Christmas. He already has most of the things he wants and socks and mens fragrances are off the list, so what on earth do you buy? This year I have turned to clothes, I ...

What I love about Christmas...

12/10/2017 23:30:00 PM

This time of year is a great time to get to know people, it's a chance to sit and chat with your family and friends and find out what they love about Christmas. In the blogging community there's an easy way for us to get the same kind of ge ...

Post Comment Love 8th - 10th December

12/07/2017 23:58:00 PM

Welcome back to Post Comment Love, link up your best or favourite post of the week and Stephanie and I will read, share and comment. It's so lovely to see our little linky still going after all this time and I'm looking forward to another great ...

Why won't my Teen talk to me?

12/05/2017 23:30:00 PM

My eldest son, BP, is 13 years old and refuses to talk to me most of the time. He is quiet, which is fine, but even with simple things like asking for sweets he is reluctant to do. I have no idea why and sometimes it makes me feel like I'm failing ...

Post Comment Love 1st - 3rd December

11/30/2017 23:58:00 PM

Welcome back to another Post Comment Love - link up your best or favourite post of the week and Stephanie and I will read, comment, and share to give it that extra bit of love.Well that's it folks - it is officially December. How did that happen!? ...

She's a keeper! Christmas gift ideas for your boyfriend's parents

11/29/2017 23:30:00 PM

Buying gifts for your own family can be difficult enough at Christmas! So, when you have got your boyfriend’s parents to buy for as well, it can be even more of a challenge. After all, you want to make a good impression. However, you probably ...

7 Things that make me proud of my boys

11/28/2017 23:30:00 PM

When you're a parent to school-aged children it is so easy to get bogged down in the routine of things and nagging them to get ready for school. You go through the daily motions of sending them to school and sometimes forget about the things ...

Don't rush in! Extra costs you need to consider when buying a new home

11/27/2017 23:30:00 PM

When people decide to purchase a new home, they usually spend a lot of time checking out all the available properties on the market. They then visit their bank and ask how much they could borrow in the form of a mortgage. It’s essential that ...

Finding yourself after the kids have started school

11/26/2017 23:30:00 PM

In life there are certain times when you can feel lost, an event or changes in circumstances make you question yourself and you begin to wonder where the "real" you disappeared to. It could be that the "real" you never disappeared, just changed, ...

Add a touch of romance to your festive season

11/24/2017 23:30:00 PM

Christmas is definitely around the corner; there are decorations everywhere, and every advert seems to be about gifts and festive food to celebrate this special time of year. As parents; you’ll probably find yourself running around like a ...

Post Comment Love 24th - 26th November

11/23/2017 23:58:00 PM

Welcome back to another Post Comment Love with Stephanie and me, link up your best/favourite post of the week and we'll give it some extra love!Can you believe it's almost December? In fact it's just one month away from Christmas Day - how ready ...

Switching to LED undercabinet lighting

11/22/2017 23:30:00 PM

Undercabinet lighting is the best way to add another layer of lighting to your kitchen. It can look striking yet understated, and it can also make your kitchen more functional when it performs as task lighting. If you’re considering investing ...

Do you supplement your child's school learning with home learning?

11/21/2017 23:30:00 PM

It’s almost been a month since my boys went back to school and we are well and truly back into a routine. I get up every morning (yes every morning) and do exercise and then I get the boys up and sort their breakfast before school.By 8:30am ...

Health and weight loss update - month 2

11/19/2017 23:30:00 PM

It has been 2 months since I started this latest campaign to be more healthy and lose weight. I've seen lots of changes this month and I'm feeling pretty pleased with myself.Last month (October)Weight: 13st 6.6lbsFitness: 10 1 minute sessions ...

Post Comment Love 17th - 19th November

11/16/2017 23:58:00 PM

Friday keeps rolling around doesn't it? Are you ready for the weekend? Friday can mean only one thing, it's Post Comment Love time. Join Stephanie and I for our weekly linky where we welcome all bloggers, all topics, as long as it was written ...

Too much tech in your home? Here's how to deal with it

11/16/2017 23:30:00 PM

If you live with a family of impressionable children, then it’s fairly standard to have piles and piles of old electronic devices that we simply don’t know what to do with. Some people love hoarding old tech and they’ll keep entire cupboards ...

4 simple ways to keep the kids out of your hair on moving day

11/15/2017 23:30:00 PM

The day of your home move has been rapidly approaching. All you can think about is conveyancing, stress, deeds, stress, boxes, more stress, brown tape and how Fido the dog will cope with the home move. Another niggle of a thought that’s been ...

What do you LOVE about YOURSELF?

11/14/2017 23:30:00 PM

As a busy mum you always put others first, you punish yourself when things go wrong and blame yourself if something is forgotten. You don't spend enough time taking care of yourself and there aren't many things about yourself that you actually ...

Not just stocking fillers from Sports Direct

11/13/2017 23:30:00 PM

This time of year all (or most) purchases are about Christmas right? The next few weeks we spend money, collect gifts and store them in the best hiding place we can find. The gifts range from huge things that we struggle to even get into the ...

Why your meal didn't turn out like the recipe

11/12/2017 23:30:00 PM

In the past I have thought of myself as a bad cook, I can't bake cakes - well actually that's not true, if I try I can. But my point is that I thought of myself as a bad cook, it didn't matter what I was doing it never seemed to turn out right. ...

Make Christmas even more special with a luxury hamper

11/10/2017 23:30:00 PM

With Christmas just around the corner we're all thinking of new ways to make it even more special. New decorations usually feature, I know they do in our house. Maybe a new alcoholic beverage makes its way into your kitchen. Or perhaps you'll ...

Post Comment Love 10th - 12th November

11/09/2017 23:58:00 PM

It's Post Comment Love time again which can only mean one thing - it is Friday! Yay! The weekends, while still busy, are always a slower pace which is lovely when you have school runs to do every weekday. Join Stephanie and I in our weekly linky ...

A better education is a better future

11/09/2017 03:19:00 AM

Education is the key to any successful future, yet we're sure we can all admit that while we were in education, it didn’t seem like the most important thing in the world. But it’s not necessarily the physical grades that are the key to a ...

No more tricks, time for treats

11/08/2017 23:30:00 PM

As you pack away the carved pumpkins and the Halloween costumes, it’s now time to ditch the good old trick or treat attitude and to embrace a new approach for the last race before Christmas. Yes, it’s going to be stressful. Yes, you’re ...

Teaching your children about money

11/07/2017 23:30:00 PM

The Hubby and I have recently realised that we needed to change the way we teach our children about money. So far we’ve tried to pay them for small jobs, 10p here, £5 there, but it didn't really teach them much, they just expected to get ...

Create a cosy living space for autumn and winter

11/07/2017 03:18:00 AM

You’ve probably already have had the heating on by now in an attempt to stay toasty while you’re snuggled up, watching Blue Planet or The X Factor. It’s definitely the chilly season, which is about to turn into the cold season, full of ...

How my son’s trip abroad has taught me to let him go

11/05/2017 23:30:00 PM

BP is 13 years old and is going to France in a few days. I am terrified. He has been away from home before, he went to the Isle of Wight a few years ago with school but this time it feels different. He’s travelling with school to a different ...

Post Comment Love 3rd - 5th November

11/03/2017 00:58:00 AM

Friday again, and that can mean only one thing. It's time for Post Comment Love - join Stephanie and I and link up your best post of the week.Another crazy week for me, it's always the case after half term isn't it? The boys are back at school ...

Find the perfect Christmas gifts online

11/02/2017 00:30:00 AM

After years of buying gifts for family members you can end up getting stuck in a rut. Every year you buy a selection of the same things - jewellery, perfume, socks, pyjamas, the list goes on. But what if you could find that perfect gift that ...

London during the summer Part 2

11/01/2017 00:30:00 AM

On day two of our London trip we got up early and headed straight for the Tower of London. This is something that did cost extra but we used our Clubcard Boost to get vouchers. We paid a little towards the cost but it wasn’t much.There is ...

Is bespoke interior design worth your money?

10/31/2017 09:45:00 AM

When it comes to interior design, we’re usually limited by what brands have to offer to us. In fact, it’s such a huge deal that we usually need to build our dream homes around the choices we have instead of looking for pieces that suit our ...

Learn about history while playing Timeline

10/30/2017 00:30:00 AM

History has always been a bit of an issue with me, I'm a bit rubbish when it comes to remembering historical dates. What year did Tony Blair become Prime Minister? I have no idea - I think it was 1997? When did the last public hanging happen ...

Post Comment Love 27th - 29th October

10/26/2017 23:58:00 PM

Hello peeps! Welcome back to Post Comment Love, live here and with Stephanie, every Friday, waiting for your awesome posts to be linked up. I hope you've got some great ones for us this week.It's almost the end of half term. We've not done too ...

Ways to treat yourself this Autumn

10/25/2017 23:30:00 PM

As a busy mum you often forget that it's okay for you to have a treat sometimes. It can be anything from a fancy coffee at Starbucks or a brand new pair of shoes that you've had your eyes on. You spend so much time looking after everyone else ...

London during the summer holidays

10/24/2017 23:30:00 PM

We had been promising LP we’d take him to London for ages and before the summer holidays began we took a conscious step and booked a hotel stay for mid August. LP was so excited when he found out we’d actually be going to London that he ...

The Ultimate Relaxing Bathroom Should Have These Things

10/23/2017 23:30:00 PM

The bathroom is the best room in the house to relax in, sometimes. Whether you’re going in there for a long soak in the bath to unwind, or you just want to clean up after a trying day, you want to feel good when you enter your bathroom.What ...

Health and weight loss update

10/22/2017 23:30:00 PM

A few times recently I have spoken about doing more exercise and trying to be more healthy. It really started (again) after the boys went back to school after the summer holidays. The Hubby and I need to  get more exercise and lose weight and ...

10 ways you can show him you care

10/21/2017 23:30:00 PM

When it comes to relationships, men like feeling appreciated as much as women. There are many ways you can express your gratitude to your man for being a part of your life, apart from cheesy letters and notes left in his lunch box. If you want ...

Creating a perfect, stress-free-bedroom

10/20/2017 23:30:00 PM

If you value your sleep, which you really should do considering it provides you with the energy and rest you need to make every day count, then you should be doing all you can to send yourself to sleep every night. But what is the best way to ...

Post Comment Love 20th - 22nd October

10/19/2017 23:58:00 PM

It is Friday. It is Post Comment Love. Join Stephanie and I for the best linky in town (even if I do say so myself!) and link up your best post of the week. I can't wait to read!It is officially half term. LP is off school today, INSET day, ...

How to save yourself from losing your home

10/18/2017 23:30:00 PM

When you own your home there is always the worry that money will stop coming in and you won’t be able to afford your mortgage repayments; therefore putting yourself at risk of losing everything you’ve built in your home. There are some ...

Activities to do with your children

10/17/2017 23:30:00 PM

If I don’t write lists I forget things, it doesn’t matter what it is - if there’s no list it won’t happen. Food, for example. The Hubby and I have a list of food we like to eat, we also have a list of healthy food we can eat when on ...

Getting Christmas-ready in your home

10/15/2017 23:30:00 PM

Christmas brings forth visions of strings of lights, decorated trees, snow and a fat man in a red suit. Christmas is a great time to go all out with decorations and rejig your home. But you don’t want to go overboard and turn your home into ...

Post Comment Love 13th - 15th October

10/12/2017 23:58:00 PM

Welcome back to another week of Post Comment Love where Stephanie and I welcome all bloggers, all topics, and we can't wait to see what you link up this week.I have news people.I have internet at home!!!Can I hear a "Woo!"? I'm so pleased to ...

What would your perfect week look like?

10/11/2017 04:01:00 AM

Every week there's another "national" something week and there's always something to celebrate. This time of year, when we're preparing for Halloween, Christmas is on our minds and we're trying to get ready for the coming winter we tend to forget ...

Post Comment Love 6th - 8th October

10/05/2017 23:58:00 PM

It's Friday again - how does that keep happening so fast? The start of the week is always slow but Friday seems to come around so fast and the year flies by. It's October and half term is creeping up on me. Anyway - let's get on with Post Comment ...

Our trip to Blackpool during the summer

10/03/2017 23:30:00 PM

Before the summer holidays began we made a list of all the things we wanted to do before the holidays were over. Going to Blackpool was on that list and despite it being nearly a 3 hour drive we only ever go there for the day. With trips like ...

My favourite things about Autumn

10/01/2017 23:30:00 PM

It is officially Autumn and despite the fact that I'll miss the sunshine I do look forward to the change in weather. Autumn means a change in my wardrobe, changes in my home, and a change to the type of food we eat as a family.FashionI get to ...

Post Comment Love 29th September - 1st October

09/28/2017 23:58:00 PM

Welcome back for another Post Comment Love with Stephanie and I - can you believe it's October in a couple of days? Where has this year gone?I've had a heck of a week this week - no internet what-so-ever! I've used up the data on my phone and ...

What I’m expecting from Britmums Live 2017

09/26/2017 23:30:00 PM

Last year was my first BML (Britmums Live) and if I’m honest it was very daunting. Not only was I late to the place (train delays) but walking into a room of about 300 people when I was alone was terrifying. This year though I plan on it ...

How much do you rely on the internet?

09/26/2017 03:53:00 AM

Imagine...You get up in the morning all set for getting on with more blogging and getting posts scheduled, you sit down at the computer and find out the internet is off. Your husband checks if anything is wrong and finds out a reboot hasn't ...

How to create your very own spa sanctuary at home

09/26/2017 03:17:00 AM

After a long hard week at work juggling different responsibilities that leave you feeling exhausted and run down, there's nothing better than relaxing in the comfort of your own home - and that's just being able to chill out on the sofa with ...

Brain Training - without a device!

09/24/2017 09:06:00 AM

I am part of the Board Game Blogger Club and am sent board games occasionally to test out. We were recently sent Cortex Challenge, a brain training game.The box is small and on opening it took a little time to figure out what we were meant to ...

Post Comment Love 22nd - 24th September

09/21/2017 23:58:00 PM

Friday again - how did that happen?! Well anyway, it's Friday and that means it's time for Post Comment Love with Stephanie and me. I'm catching up on my reading but I'm sure I'll be over to your post soon!With the boys back at school and things ...

Three Things All Stressing Brides-To-Be Should Be Told

09/21/2017 23:30:00 PM

The role of the bride comes with some intense pressure. Almost always, it’s down to them to plan a wedding as well as to make sure that they look the absolute best they have ever looked (and are likely to look). It’s no wonder pre-wedding ...

Parents: Is It Too Late For You To Start Learning?

09/20/2017 23:30:00 PM

As a parent, you can sometimes feel like you just don’t have enough hours in the day. Making sure you’re looking after yourself and simultaneously looking after your kids can be tough. However, it’s important to ensure that you’re happy ...

What it's like to start a new fitness routine

09/19/2017 23:30:00 PM

Okay so if you have seen photos of me recently you'll know I could do with losing a few (okay, many) pounds. I spent all last year gaining weight even though I knew I didn't want to. I just couldn't help myself, the cake was too nice. But of ...

5 cheeky money-savers for you and the family

09/19/2017 23:00:00 PM

One thing I’m always on the lookout for is how to make a saving, and I reckon I have a pretty good nose for a bargain. Getting a good deal is an inherently satisfying feeling, but it’s also becoming something of a necessity. Figures released ...

Ahoy! Sea Life Centre, London Ahead!

09/18/2017 23:30:00 PM

Ahoy! On this International Talk like a Pirate day I thought it would be appropriate to share our visit to the Sea Life Centre in London with you. It was an excellent trip that both the boys and I enjoyed, even if we didn't get to walk the ...

A few days in Venice - Part 2

09/17/2017 23:30:00 PM

Venice is an amazing place, it has such beautiful buildings and streets as well as the canals. The last time we visited, almost 13 years ago, it was a lot less busy and it made us want to go back. This time it was busy, there were gondolas ...

Post Comment Love 15th - 17th September

09/14/2017 23:58:00 PM

Welcome back to another week of Post Comment Love - can you believe we're in the middle of September already? Link up your best post of the week and Stephanie and I will be sure to send some love your way.Boy is playing catch up difficult! I'm ...

A few days in Venice - Part 1

09/12/2017 23:30:00 PM

A little more than 12 years ago, when BP was just a baby, we took a short family holiday to Venice. We loved it so much - despite having to lift a pushchair over about a million bridges(!) - that we wanted to go back. It has been twelve years ...

Learning to ride a bike in less than 2 weeks!

09/10/2017 23:30:00 PM

Before the beginning of the summer holidays LP couldn't ride a bike, he'd been asking us to teach him for a while but because the Hubby had a bad foot he couldn't run alongside him so the teaching didn't happen. Over the last 6 months or so ...

Post Comment Love 8th - 10th September

09/07/2017 23:58:00 PM

It's Friday which means it's time for Post Comment Love, join Stephanie and me for our awesome linky and get your posts that extra love. We welcome newbies but love our regulars too!Oh boy what a summer it has been! This is the first Friday ...

Post Comment Love 1st - 3rd September

08/31/2017 23:30:00 PM

Friday has come around again and that means it's time Post Comment Love. Link up your best/favourite post of the week and Stephanie and I will give it a little bit of love by stopping by to read and comment.I am exhausted. For the first time ...

Trying out Highfields Park Adventure Golf

08/27/2017 23:30:00 PM

During the school holidays it's important to find activities for my boys, it can be difficult to keep them occupied at home for six whole weeks. A few weeks ago we decided to spend a morning at Highfields Park Adventure Golf - a new adventure ...

Post Comment Love 25th - 27th August

08/24/2017 23:58:00 PM

Post Comment Love is back for another week and Stephanie and I are ready to read your brilliant posts. Link up your favourite or best from this week and we'll share and comment!Right now my boys (including the Hubby) and I are in London. We're ...

A night at Bunga Bunga, Covent Garden

08/22/2017 23:30:00 PM

At the beginning of the summer holidays the Hubby and I got to have another stay in London so that we could go to Bunga Bunga. I have to admit that when I first heard that the place was called "Bunga Bunga" it made me think of some dodgy strip ...

Time to get back in shape

08/20/2017 23:30:00 PM

During the school holidays it's always difficult to stay healthy, taking the boys out on activities or day trips means eating at restaurants or fast food places. It's frustrating when you're trying to lose weight but it can't be helped. On the ...

Post Comment Love 18th - 20th August

08/17/2017 23:58:00 PM

It's time for Post Comment Love again and Stephanie and I are back and ready to read your brilliant posts. Link up your favourite or best from this week and we'll share and comment!I am exhausted. We're just half way through these holidays and ...

Connecting with the older generation - before it's too late

08/15/2017 23:30:00 PM

How many times have you spoken to someone who was actually alive during the war? I have known the Hubby's Nan for many years now but I've only ever spoken to her about things that are going on now. She is 83 years old and lives in a care home, ...

Nando's Spicy Prawns & Rice recipe

08/13/2017 23:30:00 PM

There are few meals that can both fill your family and make everyone happy but with my Nando's Spicy Prawns and Rice I think I've done just that. And the best bit? It takes about 10 minutes!What you'll need:2 packs of cooked & peeled king prawns ...

Post Comment Love 11th - 13th August

08/10/2017 23:58:00 PM

Friday again and that means it's time for Post Comment Love. Stephanie and I are ready to read your posts so link up your favourite or best from this week and we'll share and comment!We flew to Venice on Wednesday and are flying back today (Friday) ...

Getting our garden summer ready

08/08/2017 23:30:00 PM

At the bottom of our garden we have a pool and every summer we have lots of work to do to get it ready for use during the summer months. Cutting trees, mowing grass, cleaning the patio are just some of the things we have to do and a few weeks ...

Date night at home (when the kids are in bed)

08/06/2017 23:30:00 PM

Date night when you're a parent doesn't come around very often, especially if you can't find babysitters, which can be difficult when you live far from family. The Hubby and I rarely get to have a proper date night where we actually go out which ...

Post Comment Love 4th - 6th August

08/03/2017 23:58:00 PM

It's time for Post Comment Love again and Stephanie and I are back and ready to read your brilliant posts. Link up your favourite or best from this week and we'll share and comment!Well this week I've been feeling pretty rubbish, I got a cold ...

Around The World in 80 Days review

08/01/2017 23:30:00 PM

This year we have been to see so many productions at the theatre, they've mostly been musicals like The Addams Family or shows like The Lord of the Dance. But our most recent trip to the theatre was to see a play. We had no idea what to expect ...

How to get your kids to enjoy maths

07/30/2017 23:30:00 PM

Maths. Some kids hate it, some kids love it. I'm lucky that both my boys love their maths, I'm also lucky that I have a husband who is a maths whizz. Give him a maths question and he'd probably be able to tell you the answer. He amazes me a ...

Post Comment Love 28th - 30th July

07/27/2017 23:58:00 PM

It's Friday again and that means it's time for Post Comment Love. Link up your best/favourite post of the week and Stephanie and I will be sure to read, comment, and share. We're loving all your great posts so keep 'em coming!Well the summer ...

Codenames Review - Board Game Club

07/25/2017 23:30:00 PM

We love board games. From Carcassonne to Ticket to Ride and Game of Life our collection of board games is always growing. We like to spend time as a family, sitting around our dining table, playing our board game of choice. Our latest favourite ...

My summer wardrobe

07/24/2017 23:30:00 PM

Summer is always a tough season when you're overweight, you want to rock the cute dresses but don't have the confidence. You want to wear shorts but think you'll look ridiculous. This is just how I'm feeling at the moment. I want to look good ...

The storm rages on - Flash Fiction

07/23/2017 23:30:00 PM

Spending even a little time with creative writing makes me feel wonderful. I am truly me when I'm creating and as much as I love blogging, this is where my heart lies. This piece of fiction is re-written from a shorter piece I wrote back in ...

Post Comment Love 21st - 23rd July

07/20/2017 23:58:00 PM

Post Comment Love is here and Stephanie and I cannot wait to read your awesome posts. Link up, read, comment, and share posts you find. We'll be sure to do the same for you!It's been a better week this week, despite the terrible weather. At ...

Getting weight loss back on track

07/18/2017 23:30:00 PM

I've been through this before, many times, but losing weight is so tough! I've been wanting to lose weight again for a long time but now that the restrictions on my exercise are gone I can get back to trying. It is time to get back on track ...

Not quite a tween, but getting there

07/16/2017 23:30:00 PM

LP is eight years old, he has two years until he 'officially' enters the tween stage which begins at 10. In many ways he is still my little boy; he likes to have cuddles, he likes to play games, and sometimes he'll even get out his toy castles ...

Post Comment Love 14th - 16th July

07/13/2017 23:30:00 PM

Post Comment Love is back for another week, link up your favourite or best post of the week and Stephanie and I will read, comment and share. Get that extra love your post deserves.This week has been interesting, I did something I never thought ...