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My Autumn Happiness List

  September didn’t work out like I hoped. I was so looking forward to getting back to the old routine and having a (tiny bit) of time to myself and enjoying some late summer sun. But it was a trudge. It took us a…

2nd October 2017
Geneology Course With NCC Home Learning
Lifestyle Mama Stories

Learning a New Skill With NCC Home Learning

  If you are thinking about starting a course to expand your skills, retrain or get back onto work after a break, then read on! NCC Home Learning Award winning NCC Home Learning offer a huge range of distance based courses, for comparatively reasonable prices. Most…

6th June 2017
Alice Underground Immersive Theatre at Waterloo Vaults

Alice Underground at Waterloo Vaults

  I went to the fabulous (or frabjous as Lewis Carroll would say) Alice Underground at Waterloo Vaults a few weeks ago. If you are in any way a fan of Alice in Wonderland or immersive theatre or just bonkers nights out in London then this experience…

31st May 2017
Family Lifestyle

Father’s Day Gift Ideas With Amara

  Luxury homeware website Amara have a fine selection of Father’s Day gift ideas (it’s coming up soon on the 18th June this year!). They sent us (well, Andy) a box of gifts to try out over the weekend. So, yesterday was a sort of…

30th May 2017
The View from the Shard with Chesterton's Polo

The View from the Shard with Chestertons Polo in the Park

  Champagne tasting whilst hearing about the Chestertons Polo in the Park tournament? At the top of The Shard? Whilst my children are being entertained by party entertainers to Royalty? Oh go on then! Though I skipped the taking my kids part as – regular…

22nd May 2017
Family Lifestyle Make & Create

10 Traditions To Start This Easter

  Looking for inspiration of things to do with the kids over Easter? We’re already half way through the Easter holidays here, though I know many kids have only just started the holidays. I feel like we’ve done all the Easter crafts already and I’ve…

9th April 2017
Rush Hair Enfield Review
Lifestyle Mama Stories

REVIEW: Rush Hair, Enfield

  There was much excitement on the local high street last Saturday, with the opening of a brand new Rush Hair salon in Enfield. I LOVE seeing new high street openings – instead of closing downs which we seem to see far too often…

14th March 2017
Audley End Miniature Railway Fairy & Elf Walk
Adventures Family Lifestyle

Our 2017 Plans

  I’m pretty excited about 2017 already. I mean we’re still in holiday lull mode here (until tomorrow!) and 4 days in I can’t say it’s been life changing yet … BUT plans are afoot for quite a big year and here’s why: 1.…

4th January 2017
2017 Memory Jar - A New Year's Project
Family Lifestyle

2017 – In Our Hands

  I wanted to share a little New Year project that I put together with the kids. This combines two ideas I’ve seen in past years, the first being a time capsule and the second an ongoing memory jar for 2017. First, we drew…

3rd January 2017

20 Things I Learnt at Blogtacular 2016

It’s over a month since I attended Blogtacular, a London blogging conference for design loving bloggers. It was such an amazing day and a half with inspirational speakers, a photo walk, crafting and meeting lots of lovely bloggers. Here are the top 20 things…

31st July 2016
Maurice-Grant Died at the Battle of the Somme

100 Years Since The Battle of the Somme

My great-granny’s first husband Maurice Grant died 100 years ago last Friday. I didn’t know anything about him until I started family tree research a few years back though I vaguely knew my granny had half-siblings and her mum had been married before. As…

4th July 2016