Snow day

Just as we were starting to feel hopeful for spring, the snowstorm came. Just a week ago, I had started thinking about the spring dresses in my wardrobe, the ones that have been stored away over the winter months. I’d begun to wonder how I might wear them in a few weeks’ time, most likely… View Post

Halloween dinosaur costumes

Halloween has never really been a thing for us as a couple – we didn’t go to parties, we didn’t dress up, at most we might watch a scary movie. But, of course, children love it and being parents means we have to put ourselves second. So Halloween it is. As much as we want… View Post

You can do anything, but you can’t do everything

I recently read a quote on Instagram that really resonated with me. It read: “You can do anything, but not everything.” I looked it up and its attributed to David Allen, a productivity consultant and creator of the time management method ‘Getting Things Done’. There’s not really any need to go into the background (though… View Post

Feeling healthier

This is a sponsored collaboration with Fish is the Dish.   Yesterday, I committed to a month without chocolate. You guys know how much of a big deal this is, given my self-confessed addiction to the stuff, but I’ve been feeling healthier lately and so I want to try to avoid chocolate – and sweets… View Post

A healthy but realistic start to 2018

This is a paid partnership with Fish is the Dish.  I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. In the past, I’ve made resolutions in January, and I’ve failed at them because I’ve set unrealistic challenges for myself. And nothing feels worse than failing, so I stopped making them around three years ago. Instead, I try… View Post