I wasn’t planning to return to full time working, certainly not in the short term.  If I’m being honest I wasn’t sure I would ever return to working five full days again but life has a funny way of throwing you a curveball just when you think you have everything sorted out. For a long time now my career hadn’t really been at the forefront of my mind.  If you’ve followed my blog for a while you’ll know we were busy concentrating on trying to complete our family.  Whilst I wasn’t particularly happy in my current job I wouldn’t have felt… View Post

Life seems to have cranked up a gear recently and when that happens all things blog relates tends to go out of the window.  Posts have been a bit hit or miss and I have struggled to find the time to write or comment and even my usual Instagram happy place has been a bit neglected.  I’m probably the only person who really notices (and cares) but it’s always a niggle in the back of your mind.  I started this year with lots of grand plans of writing three posts a week, and keeping to a schedule and maybe that… View Post

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