The Things I Wish I’d Known: A Letter to My 18 Year Old Self

Dear Louise,   It’s hard being 18 isn’t it? I know you don’t think you’re very pretty now, or that your body is the way you want it to be, and I know your lovely mum tells you all the time how you should be grateful for it now whilst you still have that young body. But I’m afraid it’s…

5 Reasons to Choose Corfu for Your Next Holiday

I love this time of year; the nights are getting longer, the days are getting warmer, and there’s that anticipation of summer, and holidays and ice creams in the air. Usually in April we mostly get lots of showers with perhaps the odd warm day, but this year we’ve already had lots of lovely weather, and it’s been great. This…

Taking a Holiday in Term Time | School Days

So yesterday it was ruled by the highest court in all the land, that parents cannot take their kids out of school for term-time holidays without risking being fined. Supreme Courst Justices have ruled against father, Jon Platt who had refused to pay a fine issued after he’d taken his six-year old daughter on holiday during term-time. This was after he…

It’s the Little Things

Towards the end of 2016, everyone kept talking about what a terrible year it had been. I know it does seem like it was a particularly bad year; lots of well-loved celebs passed away, that Trump thing actually became President of America, and we’ve had plenty of problems in this country, and that shit has carried on into this year…

Shake Up Your Routine, with Hello Fresh (& Get £25 off Your First Box!)

We’ve recently got into a bit of a routine with our meals, and despite eating healthy home-cooked meals most evenings, we have got a bit stuck with the same meals over and over again. My daughter has become very fussy over the last year or two and I think we got a bit sick of cooking lovely meals and then…