Why aren’t you Wearing a Bra Mummy?

One morning I was getting ready for the day when LP walked into my room. I was wearing trousers and a vest top, sitting on my bed and trying to do my hair. She looked at me for a moment and said: ‘Mummy, why aren’t you wearing a bra?’ I explained that wearing a bra is a personal choice – not a requirement. I said that some people wear bras…

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Always Be Nice – Unless Someone is in the Public Eye

That’s right isn’t it? We are all taught from a young age to be nice, if you have nothing nice to say then don’t say anything at all. But, there’s a line where celebrities and other famous people are concerned isn’t there? Famous people are fair game – you’re allowed to be mean about them. But, no, that isn’t the case. No-one deserves abuse whether they are famous or not…

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Bedroom Quiz: Guide to Essentials Needed/Not Needed in an …

Your personal style evolves as you grow older, and so does your interior design style. The bedroom you had when you were a child looked a lot different from what your bedroom looked like as a teenager. The same can be said about the appearance of your bedroom as a teenager versus your college dorm room. The changes in style and design can be looked at as a gradual progression.…

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Me & Mine {January 2019}

This month has been a really lovely month for us as a family. I usually don’t like January and I would go so far as to say that January is usually my least favourite month. But this January has been so different. I think because we organised a break away to Darwin Forest at the start of the month, making the most of an extra inset day, we started the…

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Pizza Pinwheels Recipe

The children absolutely love making Pizza Pinwheels with me. They are so simple to make, taste great and are lovely to look at as well. We have them for a simple lunch, as part of a buffet, as a party treat or even when we’re making a picnic. How easy are Pizza Pinwheels to make? Pizza Pinwheels – or Pizza Swirls as we call them too – are one of…

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A Rainy Day at Monkey World, Dorset

When we stayed in a yurt in Dorset a few months ago we took the opportunity to visit Monkey World – somewhere we have wanted to visit for years. Monkey World in Dorset is home to over 250 monkeys from 20 different species. It was setup in 1987 and was intended as a home for abused chimpanzees from Spanish beaches but is now home to many more primates from all…

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Liked & Loved {January 2019}

This time each month I share the things that we’ve been loving throughout the last few weeks. So here is what we’ve loved in January: Reading This has been such a lovely month and it’s one where I have got back into reading. I’ve read five books this month and the one that has really stayed with me is How To Be Happy. This book really made me realise that…

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