My Crazy Cats and Their Interesting Personalities

Around 8 years ago we decided that we wanted to adopt our first cat. I grew up pretty much always having a cat, so when we had settled into our first house we decided it was the right time. I kind of wanted a cute kitten, but I also knew that kittens are always the first ones chosen to take…

Why I Love Portugal for a Family Holiday

We have been to Portugal a couple of times now, and we are going again really soon (or we might be there right now as you are reading this!) and we really love it for a family holiday, but it’s also great for a relaxing few nights away as a couple. My sister got married in Portugal a few years…

It’s Party Time at Smyths Superstores!

Last week Ava decided that she would like to go to Smyths toy shop to spend her money on some new clothes for her babies. She’s saved up a bit in her cute Elephant piggy bank (thanks Aunty Emma) and I’d said she was allowed to spend it on something of her choosing at Smyths (within reason). Alas, once she was…

Those Lazy Days in PJ’s

When it comes to nightwear, I like all different sorts depending on what kind of mood I’m in and what time of year it is, although I do tend to get boiling hot at night regardless, so I can’t wear too much. If I had the drawer space and the money, I would have drawers full of different pyjamas –…