When life gives you grapefruit…

when life gives you grapefruit

*This post is sponsored by Finish When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. But what happens when life gives you grapefruit, in abundance? Well, these days, you resort to social media for inspiration! My lovely readers suggested biscuits, marmalade, salads, grapefruit and gin cocktails, grapefruit yoghurt cake and grapefruit sorbet. Now grapefruit sorbet ought toRead more

Five tips for a fantastic DIY Cake Smash

five tips for a diy cake smash tasty

My little lad turned one, such a lovely milestone! Obviously I couldn’t do a birthday interview with him so instead it was DIY Cake Smash. Of course the results would be much more impressive if I was a whiz bang photographer. Nevertheless, combine a cute kid (if I do say so myself) with a cakeRead more

Too Busy Sleeping – Book Review

Too Busy Sleeping, Zanni Louise and Anna Pignataro (Little Hare Books, 2015) Too Busy Sleeping is an honest and gentle portrayal of introducing an older child to their newborn sibling. The story unfolds with big sister Eleanor longing to play with her newborn baby brother Reuben. But Reuben is always too busy sleeping. As a familyRead more

A travelling husband is not all bad

10 reasons a travelling husband is not all bad

Recently I’ve been wondering if Mr Wallace has swapped his office job for a role as a travelling salesman. He’s been jetting around the country for work, leaving me to kid wrangle. I bitch and moan about it, partly because it’s hard work when he’s away but mostly because I am jealous. How amazing wouldRead more

Competition: Win a house clean and do what makes you happy!

do more of what makes you happy - competition

This competition is now closed. Wow, what an amazing response, choosing a winner was tricky! I loved every entry, they all made me smile and nod in agreement. Huge congratulations to Julie Jones, the competition winner, based on her sweet little poem – Like Cinderella I toil away, wishing I had more time to play.Read more