Starting On The Raised Bed – Year Of The Garden

Raised Bed We managed to get out in the garden for a while over the Easter weekend. Our first job is to make the raised bed so I dug over the former border. It used to look lovely before the grass and weeds took over. […]

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Author Spotlight – James Patterson – Book Display

Author Spotlight James Patterson I’m not a James Patterson fan but only because I’ve never read any of his books. I’ve got one on my ‘to be read’ bookcase but I keep putting it off. I’m not sure but I will get to it one […]

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Banana Bread – Slimming World Style

Banana Bread My Nan-Nan makes the best banana bread and I was missing it. In fact, she makes the best cakes and I was missing cakes so I went searching for a recipe to help with my cravings! I didn’t think I’d be able to […]

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Liquid Gold: The Benefits of Argan Oil

Argan Oil Originating from Morocco, the argan tree produces kernels which you can extract oil from, which is what is used to create this amazing, natural ingredient that has been proven to hold many different benefits and ways to use it. Using natural products on […]

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Small Gain – Weekly Weigh In Slimming World

Got away with a small gain! After all the chocolate I consumed before Easter (we had Easter early!) I wasn’t expecting such a small gain. I was very happy with only gaining half a pound! I dodged a bullet but to be sure I’m going […]

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7 Activities To Get Your Kids Outside

Getting The Kids Outside When I was my daughter’s age, I was hardly ever in the house. Our small village was surrounded by fields and streams. We’d make a simple packed lunch on a weekend and go off looking for tadpoles and newts for the […]

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National Stationery Week – April 24-30

National Stationery Week My girls love stationery about as much as I do. We’re suckers for buying pens and pretty notebooks so we were excited when Stabilo got in touch. They asked if we wanted some new pens and of course, we said yes! Ella’s […]

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Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey – Book Review

Elizabeth is Missing From the start of the book, Elizabeth is Missing, I was very impressed with the writing. Emma Healey gave me an idea of what it’s like to get older and lose your memory. The book is written from the point of view […]

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New Holiday Wardrobe – Thanks Simply Be!

Holiday Wardrobe I hardly ever buy myself new clothes. I’ve never bought a special set of clothes especially for a holiday but I have to admit, it is nice to have lovely new clothes to take on holiday next week! Ant and I are celebrating […]

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Big Brekkie – Christian Aid Week

Big Brekkie I have to confess to not really knowing anything about Christian Aid. I’d heard of them, obviously, but I didn’t know what they did. I remember being given a little red envelope when I used to go to Sunday school. I’d take it […]

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