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Friendship Resolutions for 2019

Modern life makes friendship hard. It’s often hard to find time for friendship. I’m a single parent, running my own business. This year has involved a summer of travel chaos, Flea moving schools, potentially selling our house… it’s a lot. I think most women my age are the same. Between…

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What do you do on Christmas Eve?

Being a ridiculously nosy sort of person, I love to watch other people’s DITL videos on YouTube and read about their daily routines. And it occurs to me I’m not sure what Christmas Eve usually looks like when you have a young teen. Flea’s not old enough to want to…

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Best Ways to Feel More Festive

What happens when the “most wonderful time of the year” rolls around and you’re just not feeling it? We’re constantly told that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but honestly? It’s sometimes hard to feel that way. This year Flea moved schools. That’s a short sentence but…

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Repeat Prescriptions Made Easier with Pharmacy2U

Repeat Prescriptions Made Easier is a sponsored post in association with Pharmacy2U.  Back in the crazy baby days, I used to wonder what life would be like when Flea was in her teens. I imagined a lot of leisurely coffees being consumed while I relaxed on my sofa, free of…

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Brompton Lakes Luxury Lodges Review

This weekend, I spent a few fab days in the Yorkshire Dales at Brompton Lakes, a small development of luxury eco-lodges. We were invited to review the site by Holiday at Home, and I took the opportunity to enjoy a much-needed getaway with some of my very favourite blogging friends. Brompton…

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