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Last Minute Fathers Day Gifts 10

Father’s Day is only just over a week away, and if you are anything like me, you haven’t even really given it a second thought yet. I am always so last minute with events. I really should get more organised as I always end up running out of money. I have […]


My starting stats & fitness plan! 1

I shared a couple of weeks ago that I have been given a fab opportunity to make use of a 3 month trial with HeyWorkout! A webcam based fitness session that you can do in the comfort of your own home. You can choose between pre recorded or live workout […]


Summer Garden Wishlist 6

As the weather gets warmer and now June is in full swing it is time to start looking at getting our garden summer ready! As it is only our second year with a proper garden there is still an element of novelty, and I like nothing more than browsing the […]

summer garden wishlist

my May round up

Hello June. My May Round Up 17

Well hello June! You have crept up on us very quickly! This year is just flying by isn’t it? Anyone else seen the Christmas memes floating around Facebook already? It is just crazy! As you know each month I like to reflect on the previous month’s positives and set a […]


What happened to our friendship? 33

I have had a real hard time blogging this week. There have been some things going on in our personal lives that have been hard to deal with, which haven’t left me very inspired. Everything came to a head Thursday which meant James was now looking for another job. I’m […]


I'm going to #BML16

I’m going to #BML16 4

With only one month to go, I cannot really convey my excitement that I will be attending #BML16 this year! Last year I hadn’t been blogging very long and didn’t feel ready to attend what is definitely the most talked about blogging conference in the UK. I was attached to […]


Made by Mrs F **Launch** 16

I don’t think I can even express how excited I am that this day has come! Made by Mrs F was an idea that came to me back towards the end of 2015. I wanted to showcase the things I could create and design and share the products and services I […]


Family day out

Wildlife Trust, Brightlingsea and Hungry Horse 3

Last weekend we decided we all needed to get out of the house and soak up some sunshine and fresh air. You may have read a few days ago that in fact, our ‘perfect’ family day out was anything but! After I had got over my stubborn grump at the […]


Improving health and fitness with HeyWorkout! 12

Recently I seem to be taking myself on a bit of a self improvement journey. I am happy with life but I know I can do so much to make it better, happier and more fulfilled. I’m not sure whether the motivation is the brighter mornings, the fact I am […]


My online shop is on it’s way! 40

A couple of weeks ago I shared that after intending on opening an Etsy shop this year to sell my wedding stationery and décor I had, had a bit of a change of heart and decided to open a shop on my blog instead. Well I can excitedly confirm my […]


Plans for year 2 7

Unless you have been hiding away for the past week, you will know that Tuesday saw my little blog turn 1. A really proud moment for me, as I am sure you can tell. So far I have shared what blogging has given me, how I feel about my little labour […]

Plans for year 2

20 lessons after a year of blogging 72

Yesterday my little blog turned one! So I thought today I would share what I have learnt so far. 20 lessons after a year of blogging. I don’t expect to stop learning now I have reached a year, as there are so many skills to improve, new things to learn, new guidelines […]