Adding a collagen boost to my day

*This is a review post. I was kindly sent an item to try* I haven’t really made any firm resolutions this year, although self-care and taking care of me, is something I do want to try and focus on. I recently started to try and up my skincare game, and have added some supplements to […]

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It can’t be that hard to find a mattress that works.

It can’t be that hard to find a mattress that works, can it? That’s what I said. A month ago when we decided that the current mattress we have really isn’t working for me. We own a popular Ikea mattress. It was recommended by loads of people, and to be fair, it is a pretty […]

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Our week in photos – Rolling into January

Welcome to Our Week in Photos. Our way of sharing our week and what we get up to with our family abroad and grandparents who like to keep up with our life and antics. We are rolling into January, and have had a rather challenging week, but life as usual, does go on. We are […]

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What I miss and don’t miss now we are homeschooling…

We have now been homeschooling for almost seventeen months, and some days it feels like we have just started and the novelty hasn’t worn off, other days it feels like I can’t remember doing anything else. There are some things I miss and things I don’t miss now we are homeschooling so I thought I […]

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Our week in photos – Hello January

Welcome to Our Week in Photos. Our way of sharing our week and what we get up to with our family abroad and grandparents who like to keep up with our life and antics. It is finally January 2020 and Christmas seemed to come and go fast. I love Christmas but it is good to […]

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Stay Classy Mama – Happy New Year.

Happy New Year. I am rather delighted to be joining up to host Stay Classy Mama with the lovely Loopy Laura and another new co-host MumofASquarePeg. It’s a fun weekly linky where you can add a parenting post that you would like to share, and all you have to do is add your link and […]

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Goodbye 2019, can’t say I am sad to see you go.

Goodbye 2019. I can’t say I am sad to see you go. The last few years have been tough and 2018 ended hard for us, for many reasons, some of which we haven’t and won’t share, and some we have shared. 2019 started gently but has been a bit of a rollercoaster and I can […]

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Thirteen is good – growing up fast.

Thirteen is good. Today she’s thirteen. It seems like so many years ago and not just thirteen, that she decided to arrive earlier than expected as my body also decided that it had had enough of being pregnant. She came into the world dramatically and changed my life, our life. She made me a mum. […]

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Christmas Week 2019

I thought I would share a peek at our Christmas week. We did Christmas the way we wanted to. Last year, during what was a horrendously traumatic personal time for us, with some serious life stuff being thrown at us, we went away to France, sadly this year we didn’t have enough leave to do […]

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The owls in my Christmas tree.

There are owls in my Christmas tree. Owl Christmas baubles, in various shapes and forms. Some handmade, some bought, some given. New ones are added and older ones are treasured. I am not an owl fan. They aren’t an ornament I would normally collect, but along with the precious and treasured collection of owls ornaments […]

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