A Letter to Santa

Dear Santa, I have taken the time to write to you to ensure my name has not mistakenly made it’s way onto the naughty list, as I’ve been impeccably nice all year. I have played with my little sister loads, sharing my toys with her once I’ve finished with them and deciding of my own […]

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Hospital Bag Essentials

A useful, sensible list of what to pack in the all important hospital bag for the labour ward. If you’re anything like me you’ll be packed, unpacked and re-packed 10 times by the time you’ve hit 34 weeks. I massively over packed for hospital with my first, here’s the more sensible version from my second […]

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How to make Fairy Bread

We recently discovered this little treat whilst on holiday in Padstow and the eldest has literally demanded it every single day since (it’s been two months). A. Grab yourself a slice of bread. We use brown in an attempt to make it resemble something vaguely healthy. B. Get some chocolate/hazelnut spread – I bought this […]

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Remembering my Brother.

Eight years ago today we lost my brother to drugs. He was 13 months older than me and we grew up like twins. Our Mum and Dad did a great job raising us, along with our little brother exactly the same, giving us everything we needed and more. We had home cooked meals every day, […]

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A Typical Long Journey with the Kids

Going on a long journey¬†as a family always starts as a stressy nightmare as we’ve spent at least half an hour running around, tripping over the kids, throwing things in the car, plumbing in TVs, making up flasks and sammidges (as we’re skint so ham and bread it is ??). By the time we set […]

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