A word about socks

Socks on a newborn… total nightmare! When our newest little man isn’t wearing an outfit with in-built feet in it I am so tempted not to bother at all. That is however a dangerous game as it opens you up to a rampage of abuse from on-lookers who consider you a bad parent for not putting socks […]

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When the lights go out

You really don’t realise how much you need electricity until you don’t have it. The power was out for around four hours this morning and we had no idea why – seems now that it was an overhead fault, thanks Scottish Power for getting back to me so quickly.With four children it seems that everything I […]

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The perfect toys for Christmas

If you are a parent of a child or children aged between 1 and 5 years old and you haven’t heard of WOW toys you really need to take a look These toys are very appropriately named and quite frankly when I heard of them I said exactly that “WOW”! So what makes these the ideal […]

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Relax and wind down through massage

After years of back and neck ache after a horse riding fall when I was 15 massage and exercise are the only two things that help relieve tension and discomfort. How good it would be if you could actuality massage yourself I have always thought…although clearly it is still nicer if you have a willing person to […]

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John Lewis: A busy mums hindrance

So on the John Lewis website it states the following:”John Lewis staff are Partners in the business, and are highly trained to offer helpful, impartial advice on all products. Our service doesn’t end with your purchase – we provide excellent after-sales and a great choice of expert services to help you, from delivery to installation. […]

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Apple Bobbing: What’s it all about?

With Halloween approaching, bobbing for apples has probably come to mind once or twice. Halloween is routed in American tradition, however you might not know that the act of apple bobbing was actually a British courting ritual, popular among young ladies and their potential beaus. With this British heritage in mind, we wanted to share […]

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Bonfire Night: Part One

As Bonfire Night approaches are you looking for something tasty for the family to munch on whilst the fireworks go off? What about these yummy sticky apples? Just click here to see how to create them – we are sure the whole family will love them!  Recipe credit: This recipe was made using Lyle’s Golden Syrup […]

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