Beauty on a Budget: 2

I used the last of my bareMinerals exfoliator yesterday, but luckily this also arrived, ready for my home-made scrub experiment. I know it’s childish, but it…

No sleep tonight…

I was just heading to bed, when I hear “Mummy, I want a dimp!” and look through Thea’s door to see this: Absolutely wide awake,…

Sleeping beauty

Throw back Thursday pic. Ava sleeps in some unconventional positions!

Cooking on gas… I wish

How on earth do people manage to cook on electric hobs?! The hideous oven/hob combo that came with our house has been the cause of…

We've been home five minutes…

Looks like I’ll be going back to IKEA to get another trolley!

My DIY helper and my new trolley

My RASKOG trolley from IKEA is finished, with a little help from Thea. I love how it complements my Ben di Lisi polar bear magazine rack (just…

New friends please

Last night before she went to bed, Ava said, “Tomorrow I want to play with three friends: Thea, Lucy and Emily.” “Oh, I don’t know…

IKEA treat

I’m excited to put this together this morning 💕 I’m going to keep my crafty bits in it.

A Day In Our Life

This morning, like every morning, was a complete battle of wills. Firstly, the will to wake up completely left me, after getting up about four…

Raise your glasses

The new glasses went down well!

Day Out At The National Trust’s Greys Court

We had a lovely day out this weekend, at Greys Court, near Henley-on-Thames. (I haven’t missed out the apostrophe, by the way!) It’s a National…

Glass half full

Every time we give Thea a drink, it ends up somewhere inappropriate. On the floor, spilled over the table, into her food, over the sofa……

Little Bunny gets a dress

Lovely Grandma made Little Bunny a Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ dress. Ava couldn’t be happier. I think it goes beautifully with the ‘ballet…