• Home lighting

    Lighting our dream home

    In about four years, I will be close to being able to purchase my first house.  I will be close to 40 years old which I think is quite old for first-time buyers but…

    June 13, 2018
  • Decluttering: Where do I start?

    Since having Dexter almost 5 years ago, I’ve been hanging on to all manner of baby stuff from clothes to blankets and buggies to weaning books. But we decided ages ago that Bridget will be…

    May 2, 2018
  • Small girls bedroom makeover

    Over the last month or so, we have been preparing for Bridget to start sharing a room with Paisley. The house we live in is small and the rooms are pokey, so it was always…

    April 29, 2018
  • How and when to introduce Pocket Money

    Liam and I are awful with money. Dreadful in fact. So I’ve always wanted to give our children some sort of financial sense. I’ve been in debt to the point where you are using…

    April 24, 2018
  • Starting school – A look back over the last two terms

    As we head into the summer term, my newsfeed is awash with people finding out their child’s schools place for September. It’s crazy to think that this time last year we were excited to find out…

    April 18, 2018
  • Child Development & Updates

    Bridget at 10 months

    Not surprisingly, I missed Bridget’s 9-month update so rather than writing that one late, I decided to get her 10 months one done instead. She’s growing up so fast and as cliche as it…

    April 15, 2018