Paperless Post Invitations

In this electronic age we live in, paper invitations can seem rather archaic. My daughters still sometimes receive paper party…

#Snapstar Dolls – The Perfect Christmas Gift

Apologies for using the dreaded ‘C’ word, but Christmas is just around the corner. If you’re shopping for a Christmas…

My 35th Birthday! 35 Things I’ve Learnt in 35 Years!

So today I celebrate my 35th birthday! It feels somewhat of a milestone! Here are 35 things I’ve learnt in…

Fun Questions to Ask Your Kids.

I saw these sorts of quizzes doing the rounds around Mother’s Day. You ask your kids a bunch of fun…

Our Favourite Julia Donaldson Books (A 5-Year Old’s Review)

My 5-year-old daughter, Aurelia has a favourite author, Julia Donaldson. (You can find out more about Julia Donaldson as well…

How to Create your Own Afternoon Tea

My daughters and I are rather partial to afternoon tea! We’ve had so many wonderful afternoon teas at some fabulous…

Aurelia and the Pop Pop Snotz

I have been kindly gifted a Pop Pop Snotz box for Aurelia to play with. Although I hadn’t heard of…

Comic-Con Oldham 2019 – Comic Book Heaven!

Aurelia and I love to make the most of our weekends and embark on some wonderful adventures! Last weekend, Aurelia…

Inspirational Quotes for Mental Health Awareness Week

In honour of Mental Health Awareness week 2019, I have put together some of my most favourite inspirational quotes. I’ve…

Create the Look: Retro Design

What is Retro Design? The term retro is short for ‘retrospective’ – the definition of the word is to look…

A Family Visit to South Lakes Safari Zoo

During the Easter holidays, I took Aurelia to the South Lakes Safari Zoo located close to the Lake District. This…

Quick and Easy Rhubarb Crumble

I thought I’d try something a little different this week and tried my hand at making my own quick and…

Dried Fruit Recipes

I received a complimentary box of dried fruit from Whitworths. My daughter and I decided to do some baking and…

Aldi Sugar-Free Sweets

When I stopped smoking in 2012 I turned to sweets (mints in particular) to curb my cravings for cigarettes. They…

The Russian Whale Jail and the Sad Reality of Whaling

In October 2018, a news story broke of a ‘Whale jail’ in the Far East of Russia. The media threw…

Fun Online Games for Younger Kids

Like many others of her age, my 5-year-old daughter loves playing games on her tablet. When she first started to…

Easter Resources From Mrs Mactivity

Aurelia and I have been introduced to a most wonderful website – Mrs Mactivity. I honestly cannot praise this site…

Shopping for a Chaise Longue

I had a chaise longue many years ago and I absolutely adored it. Unfortunately, it became a place to store…