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Catch your dreams little one

When it came to styling my new home I was particularly excited about decorating my daughter April’s room! She had just turned 9 when we moved in and it was the first time in years that she would have her own room. During the time our home was being built we spent some time at […] Read more

I may just be a little crazy . . .

As a mum I want to see my kids happy and healthy, that’s just natural. April turned 9 just before we moved into the new house, but she was really keen to wait and have her birthday party once we got in the house, so of course wanting my child to be happy . . […] Read more

any advice?

“Friendship … is born at the moment when one person says to another “What! You too? I thought I was the only one”  C.S. Lewis I got to talking to my daughter about friendship the other night, actually it is a topic that we regularly have discussions about because it is something that baffles her. […] Read more

We all survived our first week! #mg

Well I made it through my first week of being the “perfect wife“, you know the one who cooks, cleans and looks fab, that was totally me! Well if I am honest . . . . at least I tried! I mean it is the thought that counts, and the effort put in, even if […] Read more

Welcome home darling, here are your slippers. NOT!

Our home is finally starting to feel more like “our home” now which is so lovely. At first it felt more like we were just away some where, but the more we unpack and the more family and friends that pop in it is starting to feel like we actually are home! It was stressful […] Read more

a fun and furry weekend

The weekend was a fun one and a furry one too! We are a little animal mad in our house as you might already know if you follow my blog. But we are not the only ones! The lovely lady who we adopted our dog off was throwing her dog a tenth birthday party this […] Read more

why are you still friends?

I was recently spending time with a friend who had a break up a while back. She was telling me how her ex was overseas and about the photos he was posting on Facebook of himself with some beautiful women. It was not the first time since her breakup that she had told me about […] Read more

When life gives you pumpkins, make pumpkin scones!

When life gives you pumpkins, make pumpkin scones! Seriously, I mean why not? It sounded like a good idea at the time and believe me they were so yummy. So if you are lucky enough to have some pumpkin in your possession, or know a friend who grows them, then why not turn that pumpkin […] Read more

environment affects our mood

Our environment affects our mood that is no secret. I know for me when I am taking a walk through a forrest or along a beautiful peaceful beach I feel so relaxed, and reflective. When I am sitting by a fireplace whilst the rain pours down outside I feel safe and protected, and when I […] Read more

a happy weekend

This past weekend was, as my daughter put it “a weekend of celebrating”! Saturday was my brother’s birthday and we celebrated by heading out for a lovely lunch with family and then headed back to our parent’s home for cake and coffee. Whilst there we finally collected our cats and our dog Holly-Rose, and brought […] Read more