bakerdays 5″ Letterbox Gift Cake Review

When the lovely people at bakerdays asked me to review one of their 5” Letterbox Gift Cakes I didn’t hesitate with my response because, well, its cake. How could I say no to cake? Especially as Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and a personalised cake would make the perfect gift for my fiancé Chris. “bakerdays […]

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Gratitude Post #1 – Thank you January

Gratitude Post #1 - Thank you January

I had quite a few ups and downs in 2016 and the year ended with me having surgical treatment for endometriosis. Not wanting to dwell on the previous year, I was determined to have a positive start to 2017 but things weren’t quite going to plan… It seemed like one thing after another as soon as […]

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Who Needs Sleep Anyway?

Ever since she was born, Molly has been a terrible sleeper. But who needs sleep anyway? She was born by emergency caesarean section so I had to spend a couple of days in the hospital afterwards. I remember being on the postnatal ward with three other woman; their babies were sleeping soundly. Not mine though. […]

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Two mamas, two toddlers, and a weekend away…

Two mamas, two toddlers, and a weekend away… What could go wrong? Last weekend my sister and I took our little girls to the Isle of Man for a short break. We have family who live on the island so we have been holidaying there since we were really young. The island is truly beautiful […]

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Scaredy Cat

Hi. I’m Sam. And I’m a big scaredy cat… There I said it. It is ants mostly, but any sort of creepy crawlies freak me out; spiders, earwigs, beetles… if it is tiny and it crawls, I’m likely scared of it. Not many people like little bugs so I know its not unusual, but the ant […]

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Making New Memories 

This weekend myself and my sister are taking our little girls to the Isle of Man for a few days. I have family who live there so I have been visiting the island for as long as I can remember, and have some amazing memories.  I love the place and would move there in a […]

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Bring on 2017!

This isn’t going to be a new year new me BS post, but, at the risk of it sounding corny or contradictory, it is going to be one about me trying to become a better version of myself. Sort of… So bring on 2017!   2016 was shit! Simple as that. One of the worst years […]

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Crafty Christmas – Handmade Gift Ideas

I love Christmas, crafting, anything homemade, and blogging so inevitably, I have written a blog post about homemade Crafty Christmas ideas. I love so many different crafts but I am most definitely a master of none of them. I still love having a go though, especially crafts I can attempt with my daughter, Molly. These are some of the festive themed […]

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The Christmas Tag

I really LOVE Christmas so I was thrilled to be tagged in the Christmas Tag challenge by the lovely Kimberly from Media Mummy, who by the way, has seen the actual Home Alone house. I’m totally not jealous at all… Here goes… What’s your favourite Christmas Movie? I love a good Christmas film. I’m always […]

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Cheap and Cheerful Christmas

​It’s no secret that Christmas is expensive.  Even so, we still conform to society’s tradition of spending vast amounts of money on gifts. Gifts that will ultimately be played with for five minutes or end up in the recipients cupboard, never to be glanced at again. That sounded a bit negative, but its true. I am extremely guilty of overspending […]

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