Even though we were all dreading the onset of the autumn weather and the dark nights, October actually started off pretty mild, didn’t it? I got my big coat out. And then I put it away again. I’ve therefore been living in coatigans & blazers and still been wearing my shades on the school run.

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When the darker mornings start (seriously, how hard is it to get up at the moment?) and it’s getting late earlier at night, it can be easy to want to hibernate and get into bad habits. Such as eating ice-cream and chocolate whilst watching TV every night, not socialising much and generally feeling pretty low. The change in season is…

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I literally cannot believe that it’s now officially September and that the twins have started primary school! We’ve had almost 6 whole weeks of being at home together during the summer and enjoying time to take things a little slower; with a long break from the normal morning preschool routine. It’s been really nice.

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I’ve noticed a lot of brilliant reads online lately, as well as some fab YouTube videos and TV programmes. I’ll be honest – I don’t really watch a lot of TV every night anymore; Dave and I tend to watch on demand TV (or a Netflix series that we are into) but not as much TV as previously. I do,…

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We have been living in Worcester for exactly two years now; we moved here from North Wales due to Dave relocating jobs and although it was a tough time to move our very young family – and leave both sets of our parents behind – we actually haven’t looked back. It has been a superb move for the four of…

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I cannot believe how quickly the summer is going already. We are only 4 weeks away from the September school term starting, where Harry & Lottie will begin in reception class. It feels as though their last summer holidays as pre-schoolers is literally flashing before my eyes! Last week Dave was off work for a few days and so together…

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People often ask me how I manage my Mum-life and freelance business. I have been told that I come across on social media as though I have my act together! Like I have said on my blog before I am a very organised person and I thrive on routine, lists and working hard. It comes rather naturally to me (sorry…

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Over the last few years (since becoming a Mum) I’ve not been one to obsess or spend lots of money on hair, make-up and beauty products. I always fancy trying new products out, but never really know where to start. I don’t always feel all that confident trying new brands either (over the years I have predominately stuck to the…

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