Lifestyle


I Quit – My Stop Smoking Diary: Why? 3

As I mentioned yesterday, rather than resolutions I have decided to set myself some major goals this year. Goals that will improve many aspects of my life. I didnt put pressure on myself to start from the 1st January. Personally I feel there is way too much pressure doing that and […]

I Quit

little loves

New Routines & Ambitions – Little Loves 11

A few months after I started blogging and started to get used to some of the more technical terms I started joining as many ‘linkies’ as I could possibly manage. I wanted to find new blogs to read but also wanted to increase my own readership. A ‘Linky’ is the […]


New Year, New Goals. Big Goals! 6

For me the start of a New Year is the perfect opportunity to set yourself goals and targets for the things you want to achieve throughout the year. I don’t like to use the word ‘Resolution’ so ‘Goal’ is the perfect alternative. Not only is there no pressure on a […]

Big Goals feat

family cruise

Our Dream Family Cruise 2

When I was around 7 or 8 years old my mum and dad took myself and my sister on a 7 night Mediterranean family cruise. We flew over to Palma in Majorca and got transferred to the port where a huge, luxurious cruise ship was waiting to pick us up […]


9 Years… 4

Wow! 9 Years… 9 Years On this day 9 years ago, James and I decided to officially become boyfriend and girlfriend. 9 Years, 1 Wedding, 3 Children, 10 Holidays, 5 House moves, 1 mortgage & 1 Autism Diagnosis later and here we are. Our past 9 years have been full of highs […]

9 years feat

June in Instagram

June in Instagram 23

As part of me adjusting and refreshing the type of content I share on Sons, Sand & Sauvignon. One thing I want to be producing more of are posts that help me remember and reflect on the things we get up to and where life is taking us from week […]


Exciting News! Changes on the horizon… 34

Well you lovely readers, I have some very exciting news! There are changes on the horizon for Sons, Sand & Sauvignon, and I am thrilled to be finally sharing my plans with you. When I changed my blog last Autumn, I was adamant I wanted to go against the grain of your […]

Exciting News

Hello July. A June round up 1

July the 1st! Wow is all I can say! The halfway point of the year is here! And before long we will be talking back to school, Halloween & Christmas! Let’s hope this next few weeks is full of sunshine before we start looking forward to the Autumn again. Each […]


Blogging writers block: What you need to know 84

Blogging writers block! It will happen to the best of us, and it will come when you least expect it. But how do you cope with it? And more importantly how do you get yourself back out of it? I have had writer’s block twice now, once around 8 months […]


BML16: New friends, fire alarms & a hangover 12

Well BML16 is now well and truly over, and I have just about recovered from what was an epic weekend! I had been looking forward to this weekend since I made the decision to attend after feeling completely out of the loop last year. As I was very new on […]


10 blogs I’m loving lately 48

Until I started blogging myself, I had never really read blogs. I didn’t really know much about them and definitely didn’t realise just how many bloggers there were. The community is huge! My favourite blogs are constantly changing. As my style changes, and more and more new blogs appear it […]

10 blogs I'm loving lately

blog style

Why you should embrace your blog style changing 21

The blogging world is a fast paced one. One that is constantly changing and adapting to new trends, tools and the size of the blogging community. Every day hundreds of new blogs appear, new platforms appear and become important in your journey. Your blog style will naturally change over time too. […]