My twins will be celebrating their 6th birthday midweek next week, they are extremely excited about it and have been writing ‘Who to invite?’ lists since last October so they are extremely organised. They have been throwing the odd hint of gifts into conversation (basically anything from the Disney Frozen range) and which cake they’d prefer […]
Tag Archives | #MBPW
*sharp intake of breath* I missed last week’s #MBPW. I hadn’t planned to miss it, it just happened. We went to Devon over half term and had a wonderful time, we even had a few days of really good weather, however, the signal where we were staying was pathetic to say the least. This seems […]
Hello, hello, come on in. I hope you’ve had a good week, enjoyed the sunshine and the milder temps. I was so pleased to get my washing on the line this week, on the line people! Fluttering in the wind, it’s the small things in life right and this one makes me so happy. The […]
In 1984, I was 18. I’d read the book 1984 by George Orwell as part of my ‘O’ level curriculum, that’s what GCSE’s were called back then and I was curious to see how our world was evolving. Would it ever end up like Big Brother was watching over you 24/7? Maybe not quite on […]
Well that’s it people, as of midnight you can say goodbye to November and we all step in to the Countdown of The Year. There’s no need for me to remind you, you’re going to be bombarded with it on every single medium possible. Can you believe a school local to me forbid their primary […]
Have you ever come so close to wanting something it’s almost within reach? Have you ever desired something with your entire heart, soul and being? That is where I am now and today I am going to unashamedly ask for your help. I entered a competition with the Royal Caribbean, they were looking for a […]
This week was the week I baked my first ever Christmas Cake. Now it’s good to bake your Crimbo cake months in advance so you can mature all the lovely fruit and, more importantly, you can feed it. With Brandy. And Jamaican Rum. And whatever takes your fancy really. By the time I’m cutting into […]
Yay, I’m a grandma – again! Allow me to welcome into the world little Sophie Rose who was born on Sunday 13th just in time for roast dinner, sadly I haven’t seen her or cuddled her yet as she lives in Italy so I am scouring the net for flights that will fit in with […]
One of my major ‘let’s keep positive’ tactics to help me through the daily humdrum of what can at times become a tiresome life is to have something to look forward to; a date in the diary, somewhere to go, a person to meet up with. It doesn’t have to be exceedingly expensive, it doesn’t […]
This week saw a birthday in our family but we are countries apart so the celebrations are on hold until November. However invites from our school friends have started to arrive, a bowling party last weekend, a pamper party to come in October and some disco dancing to throw into the mix too. So how […]
What happened to the sunshine? What happened to all the open windows and drying laundry on the washing line? I guess summer is over now which is a shame as I would have loved an Indian summer to draw it out a little longer, you can’t have everything I suppose but there is one thing […]
It’s happened. The last weekend in August is here and then we’ll be moving into September with a whole new agenda; school, office, morning alarms and lunch boxes to prepare. That’s even more reason to make the most of this weekend and fill it with fun and laughter wherever you are and whomever you are […]
I’m going to keep this very short and very sweet this week reason being time; this is fun time and who wants to spend hours in front of a laptop/tablet/smartphone when they could be out there having fun with friends and family? Just in case you are on your tablet or smartphone, take a look […]
Isn’t it quiet around here? I think everyone has left the house and is hopefully having the most fantastic time. One of the joys of the long summer holidays is we do get to spend time with our children and make memories that they too will remember and pass on as parents to their own […]
Almost half way through the summer holidays now and I’d love to hear what you’ve been up to. Have you been out somewhere nice and written about it? Have you been on holiday and if so where did you go? I love our big wide world and when I win the lottery I shall travel […]
It’s August! I realise I am stating the obvious and saying the old cliche’, Where is the year going? Hasn’t time flown? but it really does seem to me that time is flying along and before we know it it will be Back to School. All the more reason for us all to make the […]
Who else has lulled into the summer holiday feel? My two broke up on Wednesday and life has already accelerated into 5th gear, so much so that I only just realised what day it is and it’s time for this week’s #MBPW. In two days of summer holiday we’ve already had a play date and […]
It’s beginning to feel a lot like *cue scratching vinyl* NO! It is no way near the C word yet, we are months off before we start getting prepared and organised for the most wonderful time of the year, right? But for some bloggers, including myself, we’ve been to see the products that will be […]
Looking For Something?
BritMums TV on YouTube
- Tom @Ideas4Dads: Really enjoyed reading this and love the Lilky All...
- thisdayilove: Hope you have a lovely break...
- The DADventurer (Dave): Great idea and thanks for setting up! Have added a...
- Win a LEGOLAND Windsor Resort Short Break 23 January 2012
- Giveaway: Tell your dream holiday; win £1,000 for a getaway! 27 December 2013
- Announcing the 2014 BiBs shortlist 28 April 2014
- Should I get a divorce? 23 July 2014
- Anjum Anand’s Herby quinoa and chickpea salad 23 July 2014
- Anjum Anand’s Baked ricotta with chard 23 July 2014