Happy Halloween 2014!


We’ve had a lovely Halloween together! Even hubby joined in!

Rewarding Renovations


Renovating your home can be tough, but the rewards far outweigh the time and effort. Renovating the place you call home doesn’t have to cost a fortune but can add a surprising amount of value to your home. For example, adding a lick of paint can increase a house value Read More →

‘Storytime Sounds’ app helps makes wonderful stories

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I was contacted by Mumsnet to download and review the Not on the highstreet.com – Storytime Sounds to see what we thought of it. ‘Storytime sounds’ is a fab app that is designed for families of children aged 3-7yrs to create extra element of fun to storytime. It is available Read More →

Frozen Elsa and Anna dressing up – Competition


Like lots of the little ones around I have two Frozen fans in my house! Although when we put on the Frozen soundtrack all 5 of us love a good sing along (yes I am including hubby in that too!!) So when Otley Run fancy dress contacted me to ask Read More →

Halloween Marshmallows


With Halloween coming soon it is time to have a bit of fun and to be silly! So I thought I would give the kids a surprise with Halloween marshmallows in their hot milk one day. Not only did they have Halloween marshmallows, their milk had changed colour! This was Read More →

Halloween Face Painting


My girls love face painting so I am having to do some practice ready for Halloween! Last year I was quite impressed with my efforts for their Halloween face painting…… So I got practicing again this year but the face painting didn’t go on as well this time so I Read More →

NEXT Cream 5 Tier shade


When I had my trip to the new NEXT superstore in Hedge End a couple of months ago they gave kindly gave us a gift voucher to spend in store. As I was doing my hallway at the time I could easily spend this! I needed some new lampshades for Read More →

Me and You October


Me and hubby had a perfect ‘Me and You’ month. We had 4 nights away together ON OUR OWN! My wonderful parents looked after the children from Monday to Friday whilst we stayed at a lovely barn in Surrey. It was pure bliss, just wonderful to have some quiet time Read More →

Silent Sunday 19/10


I know it is ‘silent’ Sunday but I just wanted people to know this little chap above is our new Hearing Dogs puppy, as it is a charity I thought best to mention to give awareness of the charity.

Pre teen bedroom design


When I saw that Chestertons we’re running a competition to win £250 worth of Selfridges vouchers by designing a dream room, I knew whose room I would design! I ran off to Pinterest to get pinning my ideas to my mood board. T’s room is a small room, it need Read More →