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Two Years Old

Lifestyle Parenting

Today my baby turns two years old. I say it almost every day, but I can’t believe how fast time is going, and how much he is growing up.

My Time is Now – Being Present

Daily life

Recently, I’ve been really conscious of how much time I spend on my phone, and how much time I spend watching life on a little screen rather than actually just enjoying it…

A recipe for the perfect girly sleepover

Daily life

Phone off, kettle on (or Prosecco open) – here’s how we had the perfect girly sleepover…

My 2018 reading challenge: What I read in August


August was a really good month for reading, and I think I read a good selection of books. I also took part in the book tour for Lucy Knott’s debut novel, How to Bake a New .

All the little things: August

Daily life

It’s been a couple of months since I’ve done one of these posts, I just looked back over my blog and realised the last monthly moments post I did was May!

Book of the month: The Light Between Oceans (M. L. Stedman)


The first book for Blogger Book Club is The Light Between Oceans (M.L. Stedman). This is a book I’ve wanted to read for a while, and I was so pleased when it was chosen this month.

Steps towards sustainable living*

Daily life

I’ve made several changes in my life over the last few months in an effort to live more sustainably, and I thought I’d share them here…

Building up my body confidence

Daily life

Body confidence is always something I’ve struggled with, and so I’m actively working on ways to feel better about myself, both mentally and physically.

Five books I would recommend to everyone


I’m often asked for book recommendations, and I love hearing that people have enjoyed books I’ve suggested…

Book of the month: Why Mummy Swears (Gill Sims)


Why Mummy Swears is the sequel to the wonderful Why Mummy Drinks by Gill Sims.

Meet my August advertisers


Pinch, punch, first of the month… August?! I can’t believe how quickly this year is going!

My 2018 reading challenge: What I read in July


Last month was a selection of good books, but not really a stand-out book. This month, almost everything I read was absolutely sensational and I want to shout about them from the rooftops!