Gift Ideas for a Sugar-Free Easter

Kingston Lacy Bluebells

Now that we are into the month of March, my attentions have turned towards Easter and cannot believe it is only 4 weeks away! Like all kids, mine love nothing more than a visit from the Easter Bunny with some chocolate eggs but when you have friends and family buying them chocolate treats, and joining in with Easter egg hunts it can all get a bit much and the chocolate starts taking over the house. A few years ago, Hubby… Continue Reading “Gift Ideas for a Sugar-Free Easter”

What do you buy Dad for Fathers Day? #DadsDayDeals

Fathers Day

Unless you have been living under a rock, you will know that it is Father’s Day this Sunday (18th June). I have to admit that I am normally super organised when it comes to occasions but with 5 birthday’s to contend with in the month of June, Father’s Day normally takes a back seat. In fact this year Sebby has his birthday party on Father’s Day (sorry Hubby). In our family presents normally involve an activity rather than a physical… Continue Reading “What do you buy Dad for Fathers Day? #DadsDayDeals”

What to buy Mum this Mother’s Day!

Serenata Flowers

Mother’s Day is on 26th March this year and if you are stuck for what gift to get for your Mum, I have a few suggestions for you. Mothering Sunday is a Christian celebration, which we celebrate in the UK exactly three weeks before Easter Sunday and was originally a day for Christians to visit their ‘mother’ church. Did you know that traditionally, domestic servants were given the day off to return to their hometown and worship with their families.… Continue Reading “What to buy Mum this Mother’s Day!”

Sharing #MumMoments in time for Mothers Day

Mother and Daughter

Parenting can often feel like such a challenge that you forget about the little things that make you smile everyday. Part of the reason I started a blog was to make a record of all those things; the way they said a certain word when they were little, their favourite joke and even their ‘oops’ moments as it is those little things you forget somewhere along the way. Then there are the moments that make your heart swell with pride.… Continue Reading “Sharing #MumMoments in time for Mothers Day”

Gift Ideas for the whole family


I am normally really organised for Christmas and would have finished my Christmas shopping by now, but this year has been a spectacular fail. I always take advantage of the voucher system like Nectar and Clubcard, but this year they have changed how they work and we were not able to double up our Clubcard points and our Nectar points just didn’t add up to much. I tried to get presents on Black Friday / Cyber Monday but the ones… Continue Reading “Gift Ideas for the whole family”