Things I Love

I am a shopaholic. I have been, ever since I had pocket money, and I love a bargain. I don’t know if it’s my Yorkshire roots, but I hate paying full price for anything, so I am queen of cashback and voucher codes. This is a collection of the lovely things I have found online, or in the shops, or lovely experiences my family or I have enjoyed.

Thea and Ava’s latest antics: stickers, brownies and scissors

Thea has been exceptionally cheeky this week. She decided that my new pot of ivy needed a bit of extra decoration… I really, really hate…

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My Favourite Five for January

January is nearly over. It’s gone by pretty quickly for us, and we have been busy busy busy, so Christmas seems like a bit of…

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New Year’s Resolutions: #LiveLAGOM

Normally, I’m not one for making lots of New Year’s Resolutions, as I am not very good at keeping them! But this year, I am…

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Happy New Year! (And happy birthday to PinksCharming)

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and welcomed the new year with something sparkly. I woke up with a migraine, and…

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Our Christmas 2015

Despite my fears, our Christmas was wonderful. We kicked things off with our Christmas Eve Box, in the early afternoon, and it was a total…

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Ava is five!

Ava is five. FIVE! How did that happen? I know everyone says it, but these years have flown by, and whilst it hasn’t always been…

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Ava and the Christmas Tree

We STILL haven’t got our Christmas Tree, (something which we will rectify this weekend) but in the mean time I am enjoying this picture of…

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How beautiful snowflakes can help improve children’s lives

A few weeks ago, I wrote about all the (many) things I’m thankful for, but obviously not everyone is as lucky as us. I recently…

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Christmas letters

Have your kids written their letters to Father Christmas yet? We are going to have breakfast with the man himself at Wyevale Garden Centre (and…

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Five things I love right now: November

My birthday is in November, (or Yesvember, as Thea calls it!) so I’ve had no trouble finding a bunch of lovely things to share with…

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Reasons to be thankful

Happy Thanksgiving! Although I’m not American, I am an Honorary Texan (yes, that is a thing!) and my cousin and I spent a wonderful Thanksgiving…

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I really miss going to the cinema

Before we had the girls, I went to the cinema quite a lot. I love films, and did a minor in Film Studies at university.…

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Ava and Thea’s latest career plans

Ava has been mulling over a few career options recently. She’s wanted to be a racing driver, and then a running racer for a while,…

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“I love you to Spanish and back!”

When we put the girls to bed, they often say “I love you to the moon and back” and of course we say the same…

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