Photo-fabulous Birthday – Personalised Cards, wrapping paper and Banners from Dom and Geri

I love celebrations and always get excited planning and organising parties.  I was recently contacted by Dom and Geri to try out some of their products. My little man (well not so little anymore) turned 7 last week, so it was the perfect time to get some personalised products. Dom and Geri.com is the UK’s…

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Family Weekend Break In Devon – Hawkchurch Resort & Spa

It’s time for a British summer holiday getaway! I wanted somewhere quiet to relax and chill…beautiful countryside to explore…quaint villages and close to the beach for the kids.  I also wanted somewhere no more than a 4 hour drive from home – Devon ticked all those boxes and as we’ve never been we decided to take…

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Happy Mother’s Day 2017

    Oh the joys of being a mum!  It is a huge responsibility and not something to be taken lightly. I thank God for the incredible gift of motherhood. It is such a beautiful privilege being mum to my two beautiful, loving, talented and funny children. It was lovely receiving hand-made cards and gifts…

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Celebrating World Book Day 2017

  World Book Day is back!  This year marks its 20th anniversary.   ” World Book Day is a celebration! It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading. In fact, it’s the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading,…

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A Word of Encouragement…Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life

As 2016 slowly draws to a close…I like to reflect and take stock of my life. I have so much to be grateful for and I always make sure that within my heart I cultivate an attitude of gratitude. For some people like me it’s been a really tough year.  Whatever the case may be,…

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The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice – Peggy O’Mara

Parenting is frightening, painful, expensive and a huge responsibility. Children don’t come with an instruction manual, and even if they did, it’s not always easy to follow! “Do as I say, not as I do” doesn’t work on children. Children see, children do.  My eldest son just turned 13. When he was born, a friend…

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My little man Josiah is 5!

 My little man Josiah turned 5 on Sunday. I know everyone says time flies. I try to cherish every moment because before you know it your little baby who kept you up all night, the teething dramas etc is now 5 years old! It has been very fascinating watching him grow over the years.  He…

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Legoland Windsor Family Day Out

My little man Josiah turns 5 next week, so we decided to visit Legoland Windsor for the first time.  As AA members we received up to 40% off ticket price. Adults from £28.80, children from £26.28 after member discount.  We bought 2 adult tickets and 1 child ticket.  Our little girl Annaliese is under 3, so…

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The Gruffalo Experience at Bluewater

My three children (and I) love Julia Donaldson’s books.  Our favourite is most certainly the Gruffalo, followed by a squash and a squeeze. I wanted to take my son somewhere memorable and fun just before he starts reception. The Gruffalo Experience takes place within a bespoke event structure outside Bluewater Shopping Centre in Greenhithe Kent. If…

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Summer fun in the park

My little munchkins love the park so over the summer holidays they wanted to go everyday! Their two favourite nearby parks are Cassiobury Park, Watford and Westwood Park, Little Chalfont. Cassiobury Park Watford, Hertfordshire WD18 7LB Cassiobury Park is the largest public open space in Watford comprising of over 190 acres (77 hectares) of green space stretching from…

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