Cornish adventure

Our Cornish Adventure

This time last week we were on our way to Treworgey Cottages in Cornwall for a little holiday. We had a lovely dinner at Bill’s in Exeter and saw this incredible street art, which I wanted to share with you.  It has been created by chipping the plaster off the wall!  So amazing.   Baby trying to […] Read more…

Living Arrows

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It’s time to link up with ‘The 52 Project’ (Practising Simplicity) and the ‘Living Arrows’ (Shutterflies).  The aim is to take a picture that captures the beauty and magic of childhood in our eyes.  I am also linking with Snowing Indoors and my Point & Shoot linky. “You are the bows from your children as living […] Read more…

5 things

5 Things; I Wish I Wasn’t

Time to check in with ‘5 Things’.  This week I am sharing; I think it is human nature to think about how our lives may be different if we had different characteristics.  If we were braver or more confident, what opportunities could we grab with both hands.  Does our personality hold us back? So what do […] Read more…

Gratitude

Gratitude List #46

I love the process of writing a weekly gratitude list, as it ensures I consciously take in the small, but lovely things that happen every day.  Then, they are immortalized here on the page, so I will always remember. This week I have loved; Baby saying ‘hi’ to the ‘Ducks’, which were actually swans, and […] Read more…

Melijoe April

Special Occasion Outfits for Children

Summer is on its way, bringing with it lots of gorgeous summer weddings.  There is nothing I like more than dressing Baby up; so I thought I would do some window shopping on your behalf and share with you my pick of special occasion outfits for children.     The Girls Pick Troizenfants Lace Dress – This […] Read more…

The List

The List #33

Hi!  Welcome to ‘The List‘.  If you are new here, ‘The List‘ is a great linky that I co-host with amaze-balls Hannah from Mum’s Days.  The idea is simple, just link up any post that is in list/bullet point format, easy!  I use mine to record my weekly highlights and remind myself of my hit […] Read more…

BeDogSmart

How Can You “Be Dog Smart”

The Dogs Trust has recently launched a dog safety campaign.  The campaign was the result of a survey, which shockingly revealed that a third of parents would let their child approach a dog they don’t know and one in three children were scared of dogs. The safety of children around dogs is something I feel […] Read more…

4 mins

Our 4 Minute Day Vlog

I really love capturing moments on video and I don’t do it enough.  I am always taking pictures, but videos get forgotten about.  Last week, we decided to have a day out enjoying the sun; just a normal Mummy Daughter day.  I thought I would share it with you all and I hope you enjoy […] Read more…

Family Holidays

6 Steps To Finding The Perfect Family Holiday

Getting away from it all and spending quality time with your kids is what life is all about. Unfortunately, family holidays can also be very expensive. But if you do your research and plan well in advance then you can easily find the kind of holidays you are looking for. Just follow these easy steps… Decide on your budget […] Read more…

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How To Help A Fellow Blogger #BlogClub

Helping fellow bloggers?  Surely they’re your competition…  Why would you want to help them?  I think there are people who actually believe this.  Here’s why I think they are wrong, and how supporting other bloggers can actually help you and your blog.   I think most of it comes down to good karma, put in the […] Read more…

PointShoot

Point + Shoot 21st April

Welcome to Point + Shoot, which is a great photography based linky that I run with my dear friend Em over at Snowing Indoors. So what is Point + Shoot?  The concept is really simple, you’re sharing your weekend with the rest of the blogging community.  It can be one picture or a whole bunch, it […] Read more…

Mode Media

Mode Tea Party

There are some days that I am so grateful to be a blogger, last Friday was one such day.  I recently signed to the fabulous Mode Media and I had received an invitation to afternoon tea with Mode.  How exciting!  Never one to turn down cake (although I have been VERY good recently since starting […] Read more…

Living Arrows

Living Arrows 16

It’s time to link up with ‘The 52 Project’ (Practising Simplicity) and the ‘Living Arrows’ (Shutterflies).  The aim is to take a picture that captures the beauty and magic of childhood in our eyes.  I am also linking with Snowing Indoors and my Point & Shoot linky. “You are the bows from your children as living […] Read more…

5 ThingsI love to listen to

5 Things; I Love To Listen To

Welcome back to ‘5 Things’, this week I am sharing; 1. Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars. This song is probably my favourite song of all time. I love Snow Patrol and think this song and its sentiment are beautiful.  A few years ago my horse, Ozzy, died. I had owned him for 8 years and it […] Read more…

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Gratitude List #45

I love the process of writing a weekly gratitude list, as it ensures I consciously take in the small, but lovely things that happen every day.  Then, they are immortalized here on the page, so I will always remember. This week I have loved; When I said something to Baby and she put her palms […] Read more…

25 things

25 Things About Me Vlog

I recently watched my amazing friend Amy do this vlog and I thought I would give it a go myself. So here are 25 things about me (Baby make a guest appearance too!) If you fancy subscribing to our You Tube Channel, we would love to have you! Read more…

TheList

The List #32

Hello!  Welcome to ‘The List‘.  If you are new here, ‘The List‘ is a great linky that I co-host with amaze-balls Hannah from Mum’s Days.  The idea is simple, just link up any post that is in list/bullet point format, easy!  I use mine to record my weekly highlights and remind myself of my hit […] Read more…

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My Weekly Weigh In

Welcome back to my weigh in with the Diet Chef plan.  I have been on the programme since October and you can find all my previous weigh ins are here if you want a little look. This is my last weigh in before I take a break for two weeks, due to our family holiday and a press trip […] Read more…

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How to Grow Your Blog

I get asked a lot, my tips on how to grow your blog.  I have been blogging for about 19 months, but only properly for 15 months.  In that time I have made the move from complete novice/hobby blogger to professional blogger.  I don’t profess to have all the answers, but what I can do […] Read more…

Aveeno

Does Your Child have Dry Skin? Aveeno launch new Ebook

At the end of last year, I reviewed the fabulous Aveeno range of skin care products.  I suffer with incredibly dry hands; years of working outside hadn’t helped and I had struggled to find a non-greasy hand cream that actually worked.  That was, until I was sent Aveeno, which works like a dream to make my hands soft […] Read more…

Expedia

The perfect family trip to Rome

Rome is more than just a beautiful city, it is also a giant adventure playground for inquisitive kids (and adults!). With ancient Roman ruins, the sites of gory gladiator battles, the best pizza and pasta in the world and a wide range of museums and art galleries, it is the perfect place for families. If you are […] Read more…

PointShoot

Point + Shoot 14th April

Welcome to Point + Shoot, which is a great photography based linky that I run with my dear friend Em over at Snowing Indoors. So what is Point + Shoot?  The concept is really simple, you’re sharing your weekend with the rest of the blogging community.  It can be one picture or a whole bunch, it […] Read more…

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