Wearing the Gemstone Collection from Pia Jewellery – review and £50 giveaway

Wearing the Gemstone Collection from Pia Jewellery

It’s no big secret that I love jewellery, or in fact, that blue topaz is my favourite gemstone.  With Mother’s Day and my birthday fast approaching I’ve been spoilt recently.  I’ve been wearing the Gemstone Collection from Pia Jewellery since I received it last week.  It’s absolutely me and I just… Continue reading »

The Wild Garden – review and giveaway

The Wild Garden

As a child I can remember loving rub down transfer books, but I haven’t seen one for a long time.  It’s certainly not something that my 7-year-old has ever seen before.  When Usborne Publishing contacted me about the recently published The Wild Garden, it brought back so many memories from… Continue reading »

A Mother’s Day treat from KAYA – review and £40 giveaway

A Mother's Day treat from KAYA

You all know I love jewellery and you may recall I reviewed a lovely personalised pendant last year.  Well I’ve just received a Mother’s Day treat from KAYA and I love that it’s a little different from the norm. I’m not known for my love of hearts, so Daddy P and… Continue reading »

Mum moments with Hotel Chocolat – review and giveaway #MumMoments

Mum moments with Hotel Chocolat

As a child I remember Mothers Day as being a time to get my Mum some flowers or to make her sometime to keep. I don’t think I ever really grasped how special being a Mum actually is. I’m sure we’re all a little guilty of taking our parents for… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 10

Sharing Mummy on a school trip

Project 366 2016 Week 10 Day 66-72 with The Boy and Me. Mothers Day, a Theatre outing, a trip to the Forest and a School Fayre. Sunday 6th March – Day 66 For the first time ever I got a real lie in.  Daddy P always falls asleep on the sofa when he… Continue reading »

Wearing Amy Childs Official for Mothers Day

Wearing Amy Childs Official for Mothers Day

I can’t believe it’s March already!  It’s a busy week for us, as it’s Granny’s birthday tomorrow and then I get to celebrate on Sunday  for Mothers Day too.  It still feels quite weird that Mothers Day is for me as well as my Mum.  6 years and that fact hasn’t… Continue reading »

Hearts and Flowers crafts with Baker Ross

Baker Ross Heart Lantern

With Valentines Day closely followed by Mothers Day and Granny’s birthday it all been about Hearts and Flowers crafts with Baker Ross here lately.  We received a bumper selection from the crafting company and Monkey’s enjoyed getting creative after school. Fused beads kits are a new idea for us.  Monkey did… Continue reading »

A new house for Mothers Day

A new house for Mothers Day

Did that get your attention?  A New house for Mothers Day – are we moving house?  Sadly not, but I am now advertising for some tenants to move into a plush new residence, purpose-built, a room with a view.  What is she talking about?  Well, regular readers will know of… Continue reading »

Five Quirky Facts about Mother’s Day

Five Quirky Facts about Mother's Day

It’s that time of year again: in a flurry of blooming flower petals, and pastel-coloured cards, Mother’s Day has arrived. But other than where to buy the best box of praline-centred chocolates, what do you really know about this annual celebration? Read on and you might just be surprised by… Continue reading »

Something different for Mothers Day

Something different for Mothers Day

I have been fascinated with maps and atlas’ for as long as I can remember.  I think it all stems back to an old atlas that my Dad had.  When I was a little girl we’d look at far off places on the maps within the atlas.  Lots of exotic… Continue reading »