Wise(ish) Words For Kids | A Review and Giveaway

The lovely people behind ‘The Book of Everyone‘ have a new book out – Wise(ish) Words for kids. Wise(ish) Words is a personalised, 50-page book, with useful and funny advice for 8-16 year olds and personalised by you. We were sent a book for Ava – which I’ll keep for her until she’s a bit older – and it’s a really lovely, fun…

My Daughter at Six Years Old

Last week my wonderful child turned six years old, which is a bit nuts. It feels pretty unbelievable that I am the mother of a six year old but she also seems so grown up sometimes and she is absolutely bloody amazing. She has come on so much in the last year – her reading and writing has improved so much,…

The Healthy List // December – Healthy Snacks

It’s December – the month of mince pies, chocolate, and general overindulgence. So I figured it made absolute total sense to do another Healthy List! I’ve really not been very healthy recently, even before Christmas, and whilst I have fully embraced Christmas and all the food that brings with it, I do want to get a bit healthier and for…

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you all have a wonderful day with your families and get everything you always dreamed of! Enjoy your turkey and pigs in blankets and too much chocolate and mince pies and Christmas pudding and Baileys and…. okay I’ll stop now. I can’t wait! Thank you so much for supporting Birds and Lilies in 2017. It’s…

5 Reasons Why We Love CBeebies Land at Alton Towers

We’ve been to Alton Towers lots of times over the last couple of years, since I became a Merlin Annual Pass Ambassador – we’re lucky to have it relatively close to us so a day trip is pretty easy. As we’ve (so far) been with Ava every time we have spent the majority of our time at CBeebies Land within…