Browsing Category : Family

How I Made Blogging my Full Time Job


When I started this blog back in 2016 I had no idea where it would take me.  Now over a year on, it’s evolved into my dream job.  Having thought that I wanted to be a SAHM and having had a rude awakening when this materialised, I knew I needed to work in one way or another. Returning to my old…

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Beautifully Different Children’s Book Review & Giveaway


Beautifully Different written by Dana Salim is the second book in the Yousef’s Everyday Adventures series. The message that Beautifully Different puts across is that its ok to be different.  It aims to teach it’s readers that it’s ok to stand out and the key to success is believing in yourself and your abilities! When our copy arrived I was immediately impressed…

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SENSSE Hot & Cool Facial Bar – Review & Giveaway


As a working mother, finding time for myself to relax and recuperate isn’t always easy. If I’m not running around after the kids, I’m sat at my desk or acting the domestic goddess around the house. Looking after ourselves is really important though, so this week when I was offered the chance to try out the SENSSE Hot & Cool…

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#MumisBest Guest Post – Lisa from Pass the Prosecco…Please


Welcome to another instalment of my new guest series #MumisBest!  #MumisBest is all about the ever-growing SAHM/working mum debate.  I really want this series to highlight that there’s no right or wrong way, but whatever works for you and you family.  If you’d like to take part do get in touch, I’d love to hear from you!  For now I will…

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help: clear skin – Review & Giveaway


A lot of us associate acne with our teenage years. That’s not always the case though, acne can follow us into our adulthood and continue to leave us feeling conscious of our appearance. There’s nothing worse than looking in the mirror and focussing on our flaws, instead of our beauty. Since having children, a combination of sleepless nights and stressful days have added…

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#MumisBest Guest Post – Nahdia from Nahdz_Adventures


Welcome to another instalment of my new guest series #MumisBest!  #MumisBest is all about the ever-growing SAHM/working mum debate.  I really want this series to highlight that there’s no right or wrong way, but whatever works for you and you family.  If you’d like to take part do get in touch, I’d love to hear from you!  For now I will…

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Gift Buying Made Easy with GiftsOnline4U


This week my husband celebrated a milestone birthday.  He reached the big 3-0, leaving his twenties behind him for good.  Hubs and I have always been a little slack on the gift buying front, often not bothering at all.  However seeing as it’s not every day a man reaches 30, I knew I had to mark the occasion with something…

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Hovis Tasty Wholemeal – Mobile Bakery Tour


There’s nothing better than the smell of freshly baked bread, apart from eating it still warm, covered with butter and jam!  Over the coming weeks Hovis are touring the UK with their mobile bakery. A super cool 1930’s Airstream, giving the nation the opportunity to sample an oven fresh Wholemeal slice! Hovis have been baking their Wholemeal bread for over 130 years,…

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A Potty Training Dilemma


The eldest of my girls will soon be two and so the question of when to officially start potty training keeps popping into my mind.  Up until now we have had successful use of the potty, but by no means are we fully trained. I first gave her the option of using the potty at around eighteen months, one day she told me when…

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I’m not Failing, I’m a Working Mum


Since I went back to work at the beginning of last month, I’ve really struggled to shake the feeling that I failed at being a SAHM.  Every time I sit down to work, I look back at my children’s faces and a pang of guilt rocks me.  Once I get going the feeling usually passes and I get on with my job, but…

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