The Real Life Vs The Blog Life

The blogging world can be a fickle one. It can look so perfect and put together that it can seem very overwhelming to an outsider looking in at those photos of the perfect house with the perfect seasonal table decorations, and the perfect smiling children. The reality is though, that for the majority of people, life isn’t really like that.…

Top Tips For Working From Home As A Mum

Recently I have been looking into becoming a freelance writer. I am a stay at home mum and blogger and I love it. I always wanted to be a stay-at-home mum but now that Ava goes to nursery for a few days a week I now have some time to earn some money whilst still hopefully remaining at home. Working…

5 Blogs I Love and Why I Love Them

I love reading blogs. At the moment I don’t read my favourites with much regularity but when I can I still pick these out of my inbox to enjoy and take inspiration from. I have many more favourites, but for now; here are 5 blogs I love and why I love them so…. Life at the Little Wood I love…

Spread the Love – A New Linky Idea

For the last few months the idea of me starting a new linky has been floating around in my head, usually swiftly followed by thinking that I haven’t got time right now to set one up and read and comment on the blogs of the people who link up (if anyone does!). But Ava is at nursery for fifteen hours…

A Year of Birds and Lilies | 2014

In January I shared why I thought I needed to lighten up in 2014 in HAPPY NEW YEAR! / In 2014 I Shall: Lighten Up! and it is actually a good reminder for me again this year, as I am letting all of the little things overwhelm me at the moment. February saw me talk about what a great age…

A Year in Birds and Lilies Land | 2013

In January 2013 I mused on the things I wanted to change about myself in ‘Goals for 2013‘; these included to stop comparing myself to others (still do!) and do more exercise (which I did! Yay!). February saw some ponderings of the painful variety in ‘Motherly Musings – Immunisations‘; where I talked about why we had decided to immunise our…