Scrapbook Loves – October 18

I’m back with another ‘Little Loves’ post, which is a round up of the things I’ve been loving (or perhaps not loving!) over the past month! Read This month I’ve read less books than normal as half term craziness meant I barely had time to sit down let alone read much! I listened to Lily Allen’s autobiography on the drive…

Sunday Scrapbook – What we got up to in Half Term

Ahhh, Half term is over and we’re back to normality tomorrow with school runs and swimming lessons! The week has gone so fast but that’s probably because we stuffed it full of fun, friends and time outdoors. The kids have mostly worn their spookiest clothes for the week too, which has been fun! Last Saturday the kids and I headed…

Travel: Three European Cities I want to visit in 2019

I love exploring cities, checking out the local cuisine, finding out where the locals shop, exploring museums, and just people watching in general! Earlier this year I visited The Hague, and previously have spent time in Prague, Amsterdam and a few different cities in Germany. However there are still tonnes of cities I’d love to visit, and these three are top…

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

My experience with PCOS

I have PCOS – which stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. According to this article around 3.5 million women in the UK have it, but as the symptoms can vary so much from woman to woman everyone experiences it differently. As many as 20 percent of women can have cysts on their ovaries (which is called ‘PCO’) but when you have this…

How to get your cosy on! #DFSCosyNightsIn

With it getting darker before seven, the nights are all about comfort for the next five months. Turn on the heating, tuck into the autumn TV schedule and get cosy. Once the sun has set and the kids are in bed I am more than happy to be ensconced in my living room all evening! To me, autumn signals the start…

Interiors: Easy Bedroom Decor Themes

With autumn just about upon us, many of us will be looking at ways to make our homes a little cosier for the cooler months. Where better to start than in the bedroom? There’s plenty of great resources on the internet that are giving us all plenty of ways to add a touch of homely charm to our bedrooms. So,…

Simple Autumn Crafts for Kids

Half term is just around the corner, and it can’t come soon enough! Both my kids are exhausted after school and more often than not just want to stay indoors rather than take a trip to the beach or the park. However being indoors from 3 till 6 every day means finding things to entertain them with, and thankfully they’re…

Days out: Drusillas in Autumn

We love Drusillas, it’s the perfect family day out and we spent the day there last Sunday – and despite the slightly miserable weather forecast it didn’t rain all day and we got to do everything we wanted to! I’d definitely recommend going in Autumn, especially if you have kids that can be a bit overwhelmed by lots of crowds…

Interiors: 5 reasons to have a fireplace

Home is where you rest your head, it is where your children grow up and it is where you will spend most of your time trying to make improvements in order to help create a space you can be proud of. Some of us spend years and years renovating and extending properties in order to design out dream homes, whereas…

Athena and Arlo October 18

Athena & Arlo – October 2018

These two are definitely feeling the ‘it’s almost the end of half term but not quite’ exhaustion. I am too, even though I had a five days away last week! It always amazes me how much kids seem to change when you don’t see them for a few days. I only had one phone call with them when I was…

PJ Masks Toy Review

Toys: PJ Masks Super Moon Rocket & HQ Toys

If you have kids in primary school, or younger then you’ll probably be very familiar with the PJ Masks! It’s a kids cartoon featuring three 6-year-olds,  Amaya, Connor, and Greg/ They are neighbours and friends who go to school together. But at night then turn into Catboy, Owlette and Gekko, and create a little crime fighting team called the PJ…

Travel: A weekend in the Lake District with Sally’s Cottages

I really needed last weekend after a stressful few weeks; comfortable surroundings to relax in, stunning scenery to enjoy and a group of lovely people to spend time with. Also, no kids! I spent the weekend with eight lovely ladies, many who I knew well and a couple of people I’d not met before – but by the end of…