Last month hubby and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary. As it was a big one, we decided to go all out and have a fancy weekend away in London, just the 2 of us. No kids. I get giddy just thinking about it! I know we are lucky to have family close enough to […]
Things Mummy Did!
Last year I made some bath bombs – the ingredients have been sitting in my cupboard ever since, so I decided the other day to do something for myself and make some more for pampering purposes! I definitely want to try making some chocolate ones, using the chocolate essential oil at some stage, but this time […]
For Rachel’s 1st birthday she had a princess birthday cake with a Barbie-type doll in the centre. It has only taken me 6 years to make her a similarly styled cake, and here is how to do it! A real doll is in the centre of the cake and the cake itself forms the puffy […]
Last weekend was Rachel’s 7th birthday party. Where has the time gone?! Seems like only yesterday we were planning her 6th, a Frozen inspired party! She seems so much more grown up this year! We mused for many months over what we should do with her this year and after much umming and aahing, we finally settled […]
Why do we have to grade our 6 and 7 year olds? My daughter will probably still be (just) 6 when she is tested on her KS1 sats this month. Her best friend will be nearly 8 (as one of the oldest in her class). At this young age, an age difference of 8 months is […]