Teen Take Over Tuesday – Rugby sucks…

Hi, teen here, reporting for the first-ever Teen Takeover Tuesday. Now, this is not the first Teen Takeover Tuesday but the name has recently changed from Tween Takeover Tuesday to Teen Takeover Tuesday. The reason for this: I, teen, have recently graduated from tween to teen. In more formal words – I turned 13!! My […]

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Dry brushing for skin glow.

*This post does contain affiliate links, where I earn revenue if you click and make a purchase* I recently started making more effort to look after my skin, including bits of me that generally get neglected because they are mostly under clothes. Living in the UK means I am not exactly in shorts and t-shirts […]

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Confessions of a popcorn snob and a recipe

I have to confess something. I am a popcorn snob. I am very picky about it and what I will and will not eat. I loathe the microwave stuff (although I do know it can be handy) and I strongly object to paying cinema prices for a bucket of never very warm and not that […]

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How to cut a cat’s claws?

*This blog post does contain an affiliate link which if you click on, and make a purchase does earn me some revenue* Nope, this isn’t one of those hilarious meme things on how to cut a cat’s claws about pinning a cat down and ending up needing a visit to the hospital for stitches. It […]

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christmas

After all, it is just only ONE day…

Christmas is a funny thing, isn’t it? A lot of hype, excitement, change in routine, new things, people, food, experiences good and bad. But it really is just only one day. Christmas is only one day. As I type this, my family is asleep. We had an early start. Excitement and anxiety, plus an injured […]

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Brussel sprouts aren’t that bad…

It’s kind of a Christmas tradition in our house that we HAVE TO have Brussel sprouts. Some of us love them. Some aren’t so keen (ahem, the tween, who thinks being forced to eat any vegetables is torture, but reserves a special loathing for sprouts!)  They can be bitter, bland and boring and if overcooked […]

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Undercover Thief

*We were kindly sent a book to review. All opinions are our own* I am always on the lookout for books for the tween to read. She loves reading, and we encourage that because we firmly believe a love of reading is to be encouraged. Undercover Thief is a fast-paced and humorous book that she […]

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Getting Christmas ready with Swizzles

*We were kindly sent some sweets to share for this blog post* There are lots of things we do to get Christmas ready and there is usually a lot of excitement and anticipation at this time of year. Whilst my kids are a little older we still have lots of magic happening and every year […]

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