I can't live without either darling. One of my mummy friends, a very stylish French lady screws her face up at man made fibres next to her skin. On a recent shopping trip I spotted a garment that looked great, she tried it on and literally pulled a grimace. Yuk, it was 100% polyester!! It … Continue reading Silk and cashmere ..and maybe a bit of velvet too..
My morning routine is actually not a routine of any sorts at all. It is a complete mish mash of chaos, procrastination and general rebellion. It is actually so bad that I would rather endure my little darlings all day day in day out on holiday then have to put myself through the torture that … Continue reading The tedium of the school run..
Have you got the Monday morning blues? It doesn't help that it's cold and wet, how I hate January. Last night I watched Shirley Valentine. The last time I watched this film must be about 20 years ago. I cried my way through it (with a few laughs in between). I didn't expect to feel … Continue reading Blue Monday
Recently I gave my little mans room a bit of a makeover. I'm not a fan of colour on walls, I prefer adding personality in accessories because I know I will tire of it quickly and want a change. I also prefer to have a neutral shade throughout, it flows better, doesn't look disjointed and … Continue reading A bedroom fit for a little man
I'm struggling with current kid party etiquette. Why do most parents treat kids parties as a parents social? Controversial opinion I know, but hear me out .. My eldest is 22, when she was little everyone dropped and left, most people valuing a bit of time to themselves. I do remember a mum hanging about … Continue reading Kids birthday party etiquette
I hate January. It's grey, cold and dreary. What's to like about it? One of my mummy friends husband takes a dip in the sea every day at this time of year. Swears by it. Makes him feel alive, apparently. I think it would be the death of me. I may tease some of my … Continue reading No neon spandex for me …
I am really lucky to have my friend and fellow blogger Lynne Jarrett guest posting for me today. Lynne, like myself is passionate about cooking, healthy eating and how it impacts on the body. This interest has, understandly, become even more important since her diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis. Lynne has good and bad days, she … Continue reading Homemade soup to feed body and soul ..