So far, I’ve only written 20 blog posts. You’re probably thinking, it’s a bit early to be taking a break. A break is actually the opposite to what I should be doing. I need to be writing more than ever, posting on social media as much as possible, coming up with ideas to boost my profile and engaging with some of the amazing bloggers I follow. That’s what I should be doing…

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Although you wouldn’t believe it after the snow and arctic temperatures of the last few weeks, we are officially in Spring now. It’s probably my favourite time of year. With all the daffodils, tulips and bluebells in bloom, it brings the promise of warmer weather, longer days and happier faces. Most importantly, it means Winter is over. Putting winter hats, scarves and thick woolly jumpers in to hibernation is quite cathartic for…

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We are in our eighth week of renovating our kitchen and adding a rear extension to our house. We’ve hit the wall. It’s officially become a nightmare. Whether it’s a bathroom, a loft or an extension, no renovation is easy to live through. Every project has its ups and downs. If anyone says differently, they are lying. The most frustrating part for us has been…well, all of it so far. We’ve…

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When I first started this blog, I didn’t want my family to be the focus. So many bloggers feature their children on social media and have them at the centre of their blog – I totally respect and applaud their choice to put their kids out there. Sure, I’ll share the odd photo now and again, but I’m mainly choosing to keep my family out of the picture. Plus it’s nice to…

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  In life, we all have obsessions. Mine change fairly frequently, depending on the season, my mood and generally what’s going on in my life. For me, they are…   Instagram If you’re not on Instagram, I feel like you’ve probably been living under a rock for the past year or so. I can count on one hand the number of people I know not on Instagram. It’s definitely my favourite of…

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