A Christmas Jumper Alternative! 16

I love the whole idea of a Christmas jumper. To me it’s a very modern trend (that we all ridiculed back when one first appeared on Love Actually all those years ago!) that is probably set to stay for the long haul! But. They can be pretty ‘samey’. The chances […]

Heckingham Manor

Heckingham Manor, Loddon

As you may have seen earlier this week in my post A Surprise Week Away in Norfolk for Mum. We have just spent half term in a huge country cottage in Loddon, Norfolk. Heckingham Manor is a large country cottage in the little village of Loddon, on the outskirts of Norwich. It […]

BakerDays Letterbox Cake Review & Giveaway 3

When i got a tweet from @Bakerdays asking me if I wanted to review one of their cakes, I didn’t need to think twice! Who on earth would say no to cake?! After a couple of emails it was decided. BakerDays would be sending me a cake…through the post…that would fit […]

BakerDays review

Reward chart

Are reward charts the way forward?

Discipline is a side of parenting I am really bloody crap at! I hate making my children cry, and I am incredibly inconsistent in my discipline approach. This of course causes us issues with behaviour. Hayden is slightly different in the fact he is actually very difficult to discipline and Ellis […]

Why a £15 bubble machine may have just saved my summer! 1

  When we first moved into the house in September, we decided the garden was definitely one of the priorities to make sure it was a safe place for the boys. It wasn’t bad, but it certainly wasn’t ‘made for kids’. A couple of weeks ago James had a week […]