Shoot My Travel Review: A Family Photo Walk in LA

This Shoot my Travel review is for you, If you’ve ever thought about using a vacation photographer!  A highlight of our time in LA this summer was our photo shoot with Shoot My Travel. I paid for this particular shoot with my own, hard-earned cash. Many of the Shoot my Travel…

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Summer Road Trip Part 1: Los Angeles with a Teen

We’re here. We’re finally here. Honestly, that was my over-riding thought as we watched the sun set over Venice Beach two weeks ago. We had originally planned to be in the US a month ago, but at the last moment Flea’s ESTA was cancelled. For those who haven’t been to…

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What to get a 13 Year Old Girl for her Birthday

What to get a 13 year old girl for her birthday is – honestly – a difficult question. At the grand old age of 13, nobody wants to be treated like a child. This means you can’t buy anything that might be considered to be a toy. Definitely you can’t…

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Competition: Win a £50 Smiggle Voucher for Back to School

Today I’m happy to launching a competition to win a £50 voucher for Flea’s very favourite stationery store, Smiggle. There’s not much to be happy about when Back to School rolls around, but stocking up on new stationery is one of the bright spots. Flea loves Smiggle because there are…

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Things I Want my Daughter to Know at 13

There are so many things I want my daughter to know as she becomes a teenager. Flea had her 13th birthday this week and please don’t think I’m unaware of the irony of this post. Because parents of teens know nothing. Or so our children would like to think. Thirteen…

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