This week, in most ways has been all rather ordinary. We have had a few more mornings of mad dashes to school than I would have hoped for, and we have our usual trips across to soft play and a swim with some friends too, but then in and amongst all of the ordinary day to day stuff of parenting and family life, we have celebrated 9 years or marriage,… View Post

The kids rooms, whilst lovely at the moment, also stress me out! I feel I am forever trying to find the balance between practical and looking good/a bit trendy, and also being playful but not too cluttered too! If you’re looking to give your kid’s bedroom a makeover this season, then it might be useful to be aware of the trends that are big right now, as well as the… View Post

To think that I am a mother to an 8 year old is a bit of a scary concept. I know we all say this with each child, on each of their birthdays, but 8 just feels so big – I have an 8 year old – it really doesn’t feel like I have been a mother that long! Last weekend was Ethan’s 8th Birthday, and aside from being weirded out… View Post

Since the early 1930’s Agas have been a feature of many kitchens across the UK, with their classic styling, versatile functionality and overall presence – often placing them high on any kitchen-lovers wishlist. They work wonderfully for smaller families or even giant ones like ours. Whilst Nathan and I do not have an AGA ourselves (we love our newly acquired range cooker) we have over the years learnt and seen the… View Post