I have fond memories of feeding the ducks as a child. I used to go with my grandad to Bents. (local garden centre) for lunch and we would ask at the cafe for the loaf ends that weren’t used to make sandwiches and feed them to the ducks at the on site pond. So whilst today was a crisp autumnal day it seemed the perfect time to take my little man to feed the ducks. We wrapped up warm and headed off to a local park. We walked hand in hand, kicking the leaves and made our way to where… View Post

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and hubby asked me last week what would I like. Seeing as one year he bought me a bookmark with a light on (and thought he’d done pretty well), here are a few ideas: (starting top left) We both love coming home and putting on our “comfy pants” and these gorgeous PJ bottoms from Fat Face fit the bill entirely.  Perfect for lazy days in the Christmas hols. I’ve a bit of a thing for glasses, our cupboards are full of them.  But my bloke is a dropper so we have a lot of… View Post

On Saturday we hosted our very first children’s party as my little boy turned 2. It was one of the most nerve wracking events of my life so far, far more than when I got married. You generally know what to expect at a wedding and adults will usually behave in a reasonable manner. Kids parties were an unknown quantity. Well, we survived and I’m thinking of making myself a badge to wear with pride, “I’ve survived a Children’s party!” So after the past manic week this is what I’ve learnt about children’s parties: 1. Bouncy castles are worth their… View Post