It’s Friday I’m in Love {+ My Simple Winter Goals}

Hello. It’s Friday. Thank goodness. This week has dragged for some reason and it felt like it should be Friday on Tuesday, which it wasn’t of course, which meant we had to plough through another three days before we arrived safely at the weekend. That’s how I’m feeling at the moment; like I’m having to plough through life, which is…

A Wine Tasting With Spuntini, at Veeno Nottingham

A couple of weeks ago I went to a lovely wine tasting at Veeno in Nottingham. Veeno is an Italian wine cafe, offering quality Italian wines and Spuntini appetisers with chains across the UK. I’d never heard of it until they invited me along for a wine tasting, so I was intrigued to see what it would be like. I…

Happy Eggs Come From Happy Hens – A Day in the Life of a happy …

A couple of weeks ago, very early in the morning, I travelled down to a farm in Peterborough to spend some time on a happy egg co. farm to find out what makes the brand’s hens quite so happy, as well as discovering how an egg farm works. Farmer Tony greeted us and introduced us to his family’s farm and their business.…

Beautiful and Timeless Children’s Clothing From La Coqueta | A Review

“…traditional, timeless fashion for children…” I love dressing A in lovely clothes. Generally that means clothes from Next, supermarkets, or occasionally John Lewis, but occasionally it means something super special from a small brand or family business. I love putting an outfit together for her with some pretty or bright shoes, and a pretty hair clip, and seeing her look…

A Lovely October and a Big Comedown

Well hello there! It’s been a little while hasn’t it? Every so often I seem to take a few weeks off and disappear off the face of the (blogging) planet, and although it feels weird – especially when it isn’t planned – I think it does me a lot of good and I come back really wanting to write again.…

The Paper Fortune Teller and the Cheeky Monkey #MySundayPhoto

  Do you remember Paper Fortune Tellers? This photo was taken in Kingston-Upon-Thames where we stayed for a couple of days with Craig during our trip to Chessington World of Adventures. I’d taken a little kids activity book with us for Ava and it had a couple in there to make. So we spent a lot of time choosing a…