Last week my Mum turned 60 and we celebrated with a party at my parent’s house. With her Birthday being so close to Christmas, it was hard to find somewhere to hold the party that would fit in everyone she wanted to invite, and we decided that parties at home really are what we… Continue reading Mum’s 60th Birthday
Last week we headed over to my Mum and Dad’s to celebrate my Mum’s 60th Birthday with a family party. We had a lovely time and it was great to celebrate the kindest most wonderful woman I know, who always makes everything so special for everyone else.
I love this really simple and cute idea and used it for Christmas presents for my class last year and am giving them again this year as they went down so well. I thought I’d share them for any teachers looking for a class present, or any parents looking for a small gift or party… Continue reading Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?
On Saturday my lovely sister got the train over for the day with her little pug Harriet. We met them at the Christmas Markets (another off my Festive Bucket List!) then headed to Meadowhall for a spot of Christmas shopping. Zöe left Harriet here for the week as she had some long shifts and no… Continue reading Pug Love, Christmas Markets and the Dreaded Sickness Bug #LittleLoves
Having been on (and off!) my slimming world journey for nearly two years now, I’m always looking for new and exciting recipes and products to keep me interested and to avoid eating the same things week in week out. So when the opportunity arose to try out some products from The Food Market I jumped at… Continue reading Edamame Spaghetti with Prawns and Pesto Recipe
What. A. Week. This week has been a tough one. Leaving the house at 7am and not returning until 7.30pm. Observations, inspections, twilight training, two evening staff meetings and decisions from management that have made me really rather cross. It has been so stressful and has felt so long and I’m literally exhausted and feeling over worked… Continue reading Christmas Cupcakes, Chatsworth House and a Stressful Week #LittleLoves
I love baking at Christmas when I’m in the festive spirit (and have lots of people to eat what I make!). Sometimes Christmas can be rather hectic though, so its nice to have a quick and simple recipe to rely on. These cupcakes are really easy to make but the addition of a cupcake topper… Continue reading Christmas Cupcakes Recipe (and Discount Code)
Ohhhh Christmas. Christmas is literally my favourite time of year. I just love it! I love everything about it and savour every moment of the build up. This time of year is just so cosy and magical and special. I don’t wish the time until Christmas Day away at all because I love to be looking… Continue reading Festive Bucket List
After work last Friday we drove down to London to stay with Tom’s sister and her husband. We had a lovely day walking along Portobello Road, through Kensington gardens and to Hyde Park. We went to Winter Wonderland which was really lovely and got us in the festive spirit, so much so that we may have bought our Christmas tree… Continue reading The Elephant in the Mirror, Dinosaurs and Winter Wonderland #LittleLoves
8 years ago last week my husband and I started dating. We have previously celebrated this date as our anniversary, but since getting married in the summer and now having a wedding anniversary, we decided not to bother buying each other anything for our ‘fakeaversary’. However when the opportunity arose to try out Morse Toad’s… Continue reading A Fakeaversary with Morse Toad – Say it with Chocolate: Discount Code and Review