I’m out of touch

The past few months have been hard and since christmas I feel like I’ve really been in a winter slump that I can’t seem to snap out of. I’ve heard of the winter blues but I didn’t think it would ever affect me as much as it has. I’m really looking forward to the spring/summer now and I cannot wait for a little bit of sun. The dull days are taking it out of me even if I’ve not done…

Unconditional Love.

Happy Valentine’s to my first real love, my baby girl. You think you know what love is when you’re a teenager but you don’t, not really, not until you have a child of your own. Not until you have someone running around shouting “I love you mummy” and demanding kisses (and food) all day long. Alyssia never was the cuddly type, she always hated kisses and loved her own personal space but now that she’s growing up into a little…

Valentines Gift Guide for Him & Her.

Valentines Day is fast approaching and this year we might actually be celebrating it, maybe with a nice meal (obviously at home, we’ve got a toddler c’mon) but even so, I can’t wait to have my ‘once a year’ candle lit dinner. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you’ll know that this is my 4th Valentines with Rob and whilst neither of us are the ‘lovey dovey’ type, it’s nice to make an effort now and again…

Top tips for learning to drive in 2018

*this is a sponsored post. I have been asked by a few people lately for top tips when learning to drive, if you don’t already know I started learning to drive with my Grandad and then took a break after an unfortunate car crash (I wasn’t driving) when I was 7 months pregnant. It put me off a little but a month after having my daughter I decided it was time to get back behind the wheel. Within 4 months…

10 TOP TIPS FOR SAVING MONEY IN 2018

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not great when it comes to money but I don’t ever leave myself short, there has been the odd time that I’ve found myself looking at payday loans (e.g christmas) but I know I can manage my money if I try a little bit harder. A few months ago I went through our expenses and realised that quite a big chunk of it was just being spent on rubbish, things that we…