Half Term Picnic in the Park

I am a member of the #CollectiveBias Social Fabric Community. This #shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias. Half term. There are those parents that love it and there are those parents that hate it. Personally, I love half term. I love the slower pace in the mornings. I love spending more time with Cheeky Chap. We try to strike a balance between lazy days at home and fun days out. The trouble is,… Continue Reading “Half Term Picnic in the Park”

Girls with Swords, Christian Aid Week and Big Little Lies #LittleLoves

Well hello… It seems, once again, I’ve gone through a quiet patch on the blog. Real life has been somewhat emotionally overwhelming in the last couple of months. I’m riding through a period of uncertainty which, as a control freak, is rather uncomfortable. I haven’t felt up to posting as I didn’t want to be seen as fake but actually I realised this week that it is during the difficult times that it is more important than ever to look… Continue Reading “Girls with Swords, Christian Aid Week and Big Little Lies #LittleLoves”

Quitting Smoking Using A Vape Starter Kit

I had my first puff of a cigarette at the grand old age of 13. I remember I didn’t even like it and wondered what the fuss was about. Yet I continued, largely (or perhaps wholly) due wanting to fit in. Maybe it was being the new girl at school and I felt that this was my way of trying to make friends as I wasn’t a particularly confident teen. In the mid-ninties it was seen as ‘cool’ to smoke,… Continue Reading “Quitting Smoking Using A Vape Starter Kit”

Blogosphere Magazine, Mrs Armitage and Beavers #LittleLoves

I love spring and the lighter evenings are a sure sign that it’s coming soon. This pleases me immensely. I’ve spent much of this week in bed having been hit by a wave of fatigue. I really hope that I come through it soon as I’ve promised Cheeky Chap some fun outings for half-term next week. Read For a long time now I’ve been trying to track down Blogosphere magazine in the shops. I didn’t want to buy it online… Continue Reading “Blogosphere Magazine, Mrs Armitage and Beavers #LittleLoves”

Sleeping {The Ordinary Moments}

Every night before I go to sleep, I get back out of bed and check in on Cheeky Chap. I’m not sure why but it is always these moments, when he is sleeping peacefully, that I notice how he has changed. They are moments I cherish. Moments that I often capture on camera. It doesn’t seem to matter how bad my day has been, if Cheeky Chap has misbehaved, if things just haven’t gone my way, it is these ordinary moments… Continue Reading “Sleeping {The Ordinary Moments}”