As you may have guessed from my blog name I have slight phobia about turning into a frump now that I’m a mother and approaching a big 4-0 birthday (I’m still a few years off but close enough for it to be a concern).  Since having my two boys my weight has fluctuated constantly and it’s probably only now, over five years since having O that I am starting to feel a bit more body confident again. But as a woman in my mid-late 30’s I find that I don’t really know where to shop.  I feel a bit too… View Post

Now where did the past week go? I can’t say I was looking forward to the return to work after the Easter break, I really enjoyed having two weeks at home with the kids but this is a short half term and it will be the May holiday before we know it.  The downside of being a teacher is you often find yourself wishing time away to the next school holiday. Read  I had a quite unexpected and very exciting email arrive this week.  I can’t say too much more about it at the moment (I know, I hate it… View Post

It’s been over a month since I last joined in with Little Loves, although it’s been a while since I’ve blogged much at all, other than to keep up with a few reviews and collaborative posts.  I think returning to work after maternity leave, tied in with G deciding he didn’t want to sleep anywhere but in my arms started to take it’s toll.  Being back in work has been a bit rubbish, but I’m only doing 3 days a week at the moment so it could be a lot worse.  Anyway, enough moaning from me, I’ve missed my positive… View Post

It’s been quite a while since I’ve written a home post, and there is actually a really good reason.  Behind the scenes there have been some very exciting plans taking place which, if everything goes smoothly, will mean some very big changes to our forever home. I have mentioned before that we fell in love with the house almost immediately.  It was one of those feelings that is quite hard to  describe but the house just felt like home.  It was far from perfect but we loved it’s quirky features and traditional cottage style.  As the house had been empty for… View Post