I am constantly moving things around in the house and trying to keep things clean and tidy. Marie Kondo is my go to girl for tips on how to de-clutter. I am always tossing and turning between a minimal, clean home because I much prefer to live in a house like that, and having an … Continue reading Minimalist Home
This weekend we took a trip into Broadway in Worcestershire. It is was one the prettiest, most 'English' looking villages and its less than 30 minutes from where we live. I have been meaning to visit the Lavender Farm there before they cut the crops at the end of July (ideal for insta photos!) and although … Continue reading Visit the Cotswolds – Snowshill Lavender Farm
We had an impromptu visit to Pitville park this week, where I got stuck in traffic on the way to swimming so by the time we got there toddler swimming was over! Fortunately Cheltenham Leisure Centre is on the edge of Pitville Park so we stopped for a picnic while we were there and we … Continue reading Pitville Park Cheltenham
I am so glad to have discovered Bensons The Juicers , they are a Gloucestershire based company which have developed honest fruit juices specifically aimed at kids (they also do tasty ciders for Mums!!) and as a Mum of a toddler that wont drink anything other than milk and diluted fruit and barley this sounded ideal! … Continue reading Healthy, Honest Juice Suitable For Stubborn Kids and Toddlers!
As We gradually get more work done on Our garden and smash up more concrete I am starting to think about our garden design and the end goals we wish to achieve. After a big garden based, financial reality check, I probably wont be purchasing anything of the sort until next Summer at this rate. Its so … Continue reading English Garden Design Wishlist
There's nothing better than a decent night's beauty sleep to revive you. It's so rare that I wake up feeling fresh and well rested at the moment. I think my brain is always in overdrive and I just don't switch off at the end of the day. I've been trying out a few new methods get … Continue reading Beauty sleep must haves
'Look at that F**king cookie!' (I'm always pleased when I can get a Bridesmaids reference in, if you haven't seen the film, then you definitely must immediately) This recipe for a Deep Dish Brigadeiro Cookie is from the June edition of Waitrose food magazine. I had a go at baking it yesterday and it is … Continue reading Simple Deep Dish Brigadeiro Cookie Recipe
Since buying our house I have had several friends comment on the fact that they could never afford to buy a house because they are rubbish at saving money. We are currently going through another phase of doing more work on the house/garden again and so spending is currently down and saving is high on … Continue reading Easy Monthly Money Saving Tips (no pun intended)
I have to share this Salmon and Prawn lasagne recipe with you! Perfect if you want some thing fulfilling, but light for dinner.
As you may or may not know, We are doing a lot of work in the garden this summer (more to follow again next summer) and so We are holidaying on a budget in the UK this year. Living the dream. Last week we went on a little family trip to Brighton and this is … Continue reading Brighton Family Trip