Planning a Cruise for the Summer Holidays

It’s that time of year again when everyone’s thoughts are turning to the summer holidays and planning their upcoming vacations. If you’re starting to think about your family’s next warm-weather escape and hoping to find a great bargain, a cruise…

Potty Training Before Baby #2 Arrives

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you’ll know that I’ve wanted to potty train Alyssia for so long but she’s not been quite ready and I didn’t want to push it. She’s now 2 years old and…

Baby Girl Nursery Plans | Toddler & Baby

I think I’ve finally, maybe, only just… got my head around the fact that we will soon have 2 girls and guess what that means.. mama wants to decorate! At first I thought ‘ahhh well, baby will be in with…

IT’S A GIRL! 20 Weeks Pregnant & Placenta Previa

So this week we found out that we are expecting our second little girl and we couldn’t be happier. For the first few days I was in complete shock and I’ll be honest I still am. I can’t believe I’m…

Shopping for Baby Essentials: Money Saving Tips

A new baby is an exciting thing. Your bundle of joy is sure to bring years of happiness and wonder into your life. However, when you’re pregnant and preparing for your new arrival, you might find yourself worrying about finances,…

Decluttering, Charity Shops & Rubbish Clearance

We moved into our first family home two and a half years ago and we started out with the basics, at first it was easy to keep tidy and I loved cleaning and buying new things for the house. However…

Common Body Changes During Pregnancy & Varicose Vein Treatment

During pregnancy there are so many things that happen to your body that you won’t realise are as common as they are, I’m forever asking other mums whether they went through the same thing or asking google if so and…

Looking For The Right Deals & Preparing For A New Baby

When you find out you’ve got a baby on the way and you need to buy all new baby things because you stupidly sold all of your toddlers baby outfits (after telling yourself you wouldn’t put yourself through the pain…

My Favourite Things About Alyssia at 2 years old

I haven’t written an update on Alyssia since she was 18 months old, she is now nearly 26 months old if you want to work out their ages by months, if not – She’s 2. I am finding it harder…

What I would look for in a house if I were to …

I’ve talked about my dream house on the blog before and no matter how much I face reality and know that we can’t afford to buy yet, I am still pretty obsessed with ‘just having a look’ and I am…

Meal Planning / 25 Family Meal Ideas

One thing that has really helped me feel more organised and like I’ve got my life together lately is meal planning, I used to meal plan every week, buy our shopping on a budget and make the most out of…