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Our Annual Family Photo  

It all started about five years ago. My niece was about three weeks old and my brother and his now wife were about to head off to Australia travelling for a year. I can’t even remember who suggested it now Read more…


2018: Family plans and learning to be calmer 

I never make New year resolutions. I always feel it can put a bit too much pressure on people and then lead to disappointment. Instead of resolutions I aim to make goals of things that I would like to achieve Read more…


‘One moment in time’ with Diary of an Imperfect Mum

A massive thanks to Catie at Diaryofamperfectmum for featuring me in her series ‘One Moment in time’. I love this idea of sharing stories behind one single photo so was really excited to share this story from last summer. This Read more…


Holiday photo round up: France with the family

We have just returned from a week away in France with all of the family. We had such a lovely time and it was so nice to spend time with the family and for Amelia to spend time with her cousins. Read more…


Holiday planning and in car entertainment 

It’s only a few weeks until we head off on our holiday to France. I can’t wait. A whole week away from home and work. I can’t wait to take Amelia away and spend lots of time with the whole Read more…


Looking forward to the next few months: Holidays, pinterest searches and thoughts of a garden. 

Happy June everybody! I can’t believe we are half way through the year! When did that happen? This morning the sun is shining and I am dreaming of summer holidays in the sun. It’s just over two months before we Read more…


The beginning of the family cycling days 

Mr P has always been a big cycling fan.  Over the years I have learnt all of the cycling lingo and even got a bit involved myself after a moment of madness and signing up for the Ride London 100 Read more…


My holiday photo round up 

For the past two weeks I have been on annual leave from work. It has been heaven. After returning to work in September following 10 months maternity leave this has been the longest time I have had off work since Read more…


Mother’s Day 2017: A steam train ride and bubbles in the play park.

This weekend we celebrated Mother’s Day in the best way possible. With my family and a few glasses of the bubbly stuff!  In a week where I think we have all hugged our loved ones for a little bit longer Read more…


Mother’s Day: Now I am a Mum 

This year will be my second Mother’s Day. I remember not really thinking much about it before the day. It hadn’t registered in my head that Mother’s Day was related to me apart from how it normally was and celebrating Read more…