A few weeks ago, I was asked to give something new from LICKALIX a try. The new innovation from the company who specialise in health, organic food for the family are the BABY CÜBES. Aimed at busy Mums who want to provide the best for their little one but can’t invest hours into preparing food from scratch, these packs of…

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Whether your child is about to start primary school or they’re preparing for university, the educational experience is just as stressful for the parent as it is for the child. You want them to succeed just as much as they do (perhaps more so). But you also want them to have an enjoyable experience. Obviously, most kids say they don’t…

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If you haven’t had the chance to catch up with my A Year of Thrift challenge, now is your opportunity! Today I’m sharing a sneak peek of some of the items I picked up in July, which have formed a sort of wardrobe skeleton for the year ahead. Two of the dresses I’ve thrifted can be used to layer, which…

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A long time ago, on a blog long forgotten I undertook my first ever ‘Charity Shop Challenge’. One year where I wouldn’t be buying anything* new from stores, one year where the only clothing I’d buy would be second hand from charity shops. Today I’m sharing the concept again, because.. Well, I’m going to do it again. With a little…

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Earlier this week, me and Mike decided to have a ‘date day’ (with a six month old, date nights are out of the question..) and we ended up at Norton Priory Museum & Walled Garden. Hidden in the depths of Runcorn in Cheshire, its a refreshing little piece of tranquillity where you least expect it. When we arrived, the receptionist…

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A few weeks ago, I wrote on my blog: Now I’m Just Some Mummy That You Used To Know. Today I want to explore some ways you can banish the mum loneliness and move forward at your own pace! My original post got so much support and was shared so many times, I feel I owe it to you to…

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Six months ago, I was in Warrington Hospital feeling dazed and confused with a tiny human being having just vacated my body. Stitched up and sore, I knew right then and there that my world would be turned on its head as I stared at the tiny little bundle. My beautiful little boy. It was you. Since then, time has…

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I’ve actually had this post rattling around my brain for a while, but it seems appropriate to post today. Breastfeeding is something that is instilled in new mothers as ‘the way’. It’s the best, it’s easy, it’s free, it’s convenient, it’s what women do as mothers. There are adverts in the waiting rooms telling you how great breastfeeding is, leering…

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Wanting the most expensive baby products Big mistake. I made a list back when I was pregnant, of the most trendy, upmarket baby.. Equipment and literally pined for it. From prams that cost over a thousand pounds, to hand woven nappies made from the skins of angels.. I wanted them so badly. I thought I’d fail as a mum without…

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