Overspending at Christmas

Overspending at Christmas

When it comes to Christmas shopping, I’m a bit rubbish. Every single year, I end up leaving it until mid-December then doing a … View Post
Our Christmas Eve Traditions | AD

Our Christmas Eve Traditions | AD

There’s no other evening that’s quite as magical as Christmas Eve, is there? No matter how old you are, there is something … View Post
Life Lately | September 18

Life Lately | September 18

I’m about a week late sharing this months ‘Life Lately’ post so forgive my tardiness. I’ve been quite busy doing nothing particularly … View Post
My Millenial Baby

My Millenial Baby

To you guys, it may just be another Monday morning but for me, today is a pretty big deal. You see, my eldest girl … View Post
Budget Summer Adventures For Teens | NCS

Budget Summer Adventures For Teens | NCS

My girls are rapidly getting older and currently embarking on the journey into adulthood *gulp*. I’m also witnessing them both develop a wonderful … View Post
Board Games, Baking and Early Bedtimes

Board Games, Baking and Early Bedtimes

With the cold weather creeping back in, all I felt like doing last weekend is sleeping. Or more accurately, hibernating. As I’ve mentioned (… View Post
Life Advice For My Teenage Girls | International Women’s Day

Life Advice For My Teenage Girls | International Women’s Day

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day 2018 and it got me thinking about my own journey through adulthood, from being a shy, scared teenage girl … View Post
A Beach Break in Barcelona 

A Beach Break in Barcelona 

I finished writing this post on Wednesday, August 17 – one day before the horrors that unfolded on Las Ramblas. I intended to delete it but … View Post
Family Fun with Treetop Trek, Manchester

Family Fun with Treetop Trek, Manchester

A few weeks ago, my little family and I did something rather unusual. Instead of enjoying our standard Saturday morning lie in and leisurely … View Post
Blackpool Sea Life Centre | Review

Blackpool Sea Life Centre | Review

It doesn’t matter how old you are, there’s something about seeing sharks, seahorses and other brilliant creatures up close that can turn … View Post
A Trip To The Seaside | The Weekend Post

A Trip To The Seaside | The Weekend Post

By the time Friday evening rolled around, I was rather tired from a busy week yet knew I had an even busier weekend ahead … View Post
My Mother Was Right | Raising Teenagers

My Mother Was Right | Raising Teenagers

Yes, you read that correctly. I am holding up my weary hands, waving that white flag and admitting that my Mother right – about everything! … View Post
The Old Mill Hotel Ramsbottom | Spa Day & Afternoon Tea

The Old Mill Hotel Ramsbottom | Spa Day & Afternoon Tea

January is one of the worst months, isn’t it? Everyone is skint, sluggish and tired. The weather is usually less than ideal for … View Post
Why 2016 Wasn’t A Complete Disaster

Why 2016 Wasn’t A Complete Disaster

Ah 2016. Let’s be honest – it’s been a pretty dire year and one that most people will be glad to see the back … View Post