Tips to prevent ear infections.

We are no strangers to ear infections in our house, with a child that had chronic glue ear and ear infections until he had grommet surgery when he was 3 years old. He has had one or two since then but thankfully far less. They are unpleasant & painful, both for adults and children, and […]

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Oh Christmas tree…

Our tree went up this week.  There was a bit of squabbling involved. I wasn’t well, so lay on the sofa directing affairs, and trying not to get annoyed when things didn’t look like I wanted them too. Half way through, I decided to just let the kids loose and stopped telling them what to […]

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Stuff we love – November 2018

It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas. December is here. Our November round up of things we love is brief and late, because we are already a week into December and it’s all things Christmassy from now on in… Sharing a few things we love. There may be some affiliate links within this post […]

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Our week in photos 25/11/18 – 1/12/18

Hooray, it’s December, and we can finally talk about Christmas without people being totally Bah Humbug! This is our weekly update, mostly for the grandparents so they can keep up with our antics and life. As usual cats, chaos, cake and coffee… We have been able to watch the kids in their end of term […]

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Grateful…

Life has been pretty tough for us & me, over the past few months. Adulting, to coin a social media popular word, can be pretty challenging and sometimes life can throw things at you that you have to handle, even when you don’t want to.  I have shared a fair bit about my mental health, […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Dalhousie

*this is a collaborative guest post, which we hope will be helpful if you are considering a new travel adventure* Swathed in beautiful landscapes, cascading waterfalls and hypnotising scenic views, Dalhousie is a slice of paradise that you cannot miss! Not only domestic travellers, but also international visitors make a beeline to this popular hill […]

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Handmade for Christmas (part 1)

I am not doing the usual Christmas gift guides this year, as a blogger I have decided to break with tradition and do something a little different.  I am, instead, featuring some lovely small businesses that I think make items that would be perfect if you are looking to support small businesses this Christmas or […]

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A little Christmas Giving with The Hamper Lounge – a giveaway

*This is a collaborative giveaway post* This Christmas we are all about doing things differently. Less stuff that clutters up the house, that we either didn’t need or want and more thoughtful, planned for gifts and to be honest, we are trying to go for practical and even things that can be used straight away […]

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Moo Free Advent Calendars – a giveaway…

*the winners for this giveaway have been contacted and the prizes sent. Unfortunately we had some issues with someone spamming and had to work with Gleam to find the correct entries* It’s that time of the year again. Christmas is coming, and we and everyone else is getting organised, planning gift shopping, food shopping, spending […]

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