Halloween is my favourite holiday of the year, I love it. The kids are so happy and excited but it comes without all the planning and financial pressure that comes with Christmas. I know not everyone likes it though, so I thought I’d share 8 tips to have a happy Halloween. 1) Go Where You’re Wanted So if you’re going trick or treating which is something we … Continue reading 8 Tips For A Happy Halloween
I wrote a post a while ago called ‘Is It Time To Move On’ and it turns out it really is. I absolutely love living in Bournemouth, but for a while now we’ve been thinking perhaps it’s time to leave. Well, my September started with a call from the estate agents saying the landlords have decided to sell so we need to move out. This place … Continue reading It’s Time To Move On
We’ve been living in Bournemouth for 10 years in August and I love it. It feels like home. For the past two years though we’ve been discussing if it’s time to move on. A few times we’ve come close, but then nothing has really come up so we’ve always seen it as a sign to stay put. Recently though, we’ve been talking about it again. … Continue reading Is It Time To Move On?
It’s only seems two minutes ago that I was thinking I can’t believe I’m going to be 30, well last month I turned 31. I know I’m still young, but nonetheless I feel shocked that I’m actually 31. Like seriously, how has this happened? I mean I know how, but did someone speed up time? I feel like I only just blinked and bam the … Continue reading 30 Things That Happened When I Hit 30
Today I feel like I’m a crap Mum and blogger. Last week I didn’t publish a single blog post. I spend a whole week just trying to catch up with people. Trying to be a good friend, wife and most importantly mother. None of which I feel I’m doing well at. People will tell me I’m great at all these and whilst I appreciate their … Continue reading I’m A Crap Mum & Blogger
One of my favorite YouTubers for self-help/personal development stuff is Aileen from Lavendaire. She recently posted a video all about her theme for 2017. Having a theme for the year isn’t something I’ve ever done or really thought about, but I found the video really inspiring and thought it was a brilliant idea. So my theme for 2017 is to feel connected. I already had … Continue reading January Goals & 2017 Theme
This year we are heading to my hometown of Spennymoor, Co.Durham for Christmas. I haven’t been back since Christmas 2013 and I don’t go back often. Whenever I have to go back home I’m filled with excitement, dread and anxiety. I can’t frigging wait to see my family and friends. I’m particularly excited to give my sisters a big swish and see my gorgeous hilarious … Continue reading Emotional Going Home For Christmas
I’m all about ease so here are three easy gift ideas that the kids can make (age dependant of course) that are also very affordable. They make for great teacher presents, but they could also be given to a friend, grandparent or anyone else in the family. My daughter (8) made all three of these for her teachers without any problems so they are very doable … Continue reading Easy DIY Christmas Gifts From The Kids