Are you ready for Summer?

With a teenager in the house life seems to sometimes revert back to when there was a toddler in the house. Going out anywhere takes four times longer than it should. Conversation has been reduced to a series of noises and bedtime is a nightmare, needing military precision planning and bribery. I know things are being re-wired in his brain. He’s going through a transformation of sorts, so I can almost forgive him. It would be nice, however, to be able to do things as a family without a thousand complaints from the teenager! If Chris and I think it’s … Continue reading Are you ready for Summer?

Budget Mum’s to the rescue!

Clare Curran created Budget Mum’s because she knows that there’s more to life than having to worry about what to cook for tea or how to enjoy the school holidays without breaking the bank. Let me set the scene for you… It’s the school holidays (again) and you realise that in among the drama that is your life you have completely forgotten to plan things to occupy your little darling angels. Instead of forking out extortionate amounts of money on days out and McDonald’s bribes then why not check out what Budget Mum’s has for you instead 🙂 Clare’s website, … Continue reading Budget Mum’s to the rescue!

I do…

The man of your dreams has asked you to marry him. You’ve said yes, everything is wonderful and now you get to do the fun part of planning the big day! You decide on a budget and think you’re being super smart because secretly you’ve been planning this forever and you know exactly what you want. You have an ‘essential list’. Dress Grooms suit Flowers Photographer Venue And you think ‘Yeah, I’ve got this. I can keep this well below £7,000’. Then you remember that you haven’t looked at rings yet. Do you have your wedding night lingerie? Shoes? Who’s … Continue reading I do…