It’s so easy to lose an hour scrolling on Instagram looking at everyones seemingly perfect lives. I’m a sucker for beautiful interiors that I know I’ll never be able to achieve or maintain. Nevertheless I thought I’d put together a handy guide to help you on the road to achieving an instagram home that is totally #goals     The first thing you need to do is remove everything from your home. The easiest option here would be a strategic house fire – just make sure you’ve got good insurance. Failing that skip hire is more reasonable than you might…

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Bookish bloggers is back in action with a fab post featuring one of my best buddies Beth who blogs at Twinderelmo. As you might have guessed, Beth has twin girls as well as an older son. Her family lives in Shropshire and can always be counted on for amusing tales of twin related mischief.     What kinds of books are your favourite? Trashy? Mystery? Classics? I love a good autobiography as I am really nosey! I do find it fascinating to find out about people’s lives and when they overcome huge things, such as Katie Piper. Her story is…

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Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about how you don’t need to wait until your kids are old enough to have a reasoned debate about what it means to be a feminist  to teach them a thing or two. I’ve been looking at a few different ways to create a culture of equality in our home and expand the mind of my mini feminist. We all know that famous quote “Dismantling the patriarchy begins at home”, right? Okay maybe it’s not quite timeless but one day, with a bit of luck. As you might expect we’re very much a ‘let clothes…

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I don’t know about you but I don’t get out much. Working from home, raising a toddler and attempting to train a dog keeps me pretty busy. Lu still isn’t sleeping through the night so we can’t really get a babysitter and hit the town, as much as I’d like to. As a self confessed loser parent going grocery shopping is one of my greatest pleasures. The love affair began during pregnancy when I would treat myself to a little of what I fancied in our local Aldi. That usually meant copious amounts of cheese and juicy berries. Now that…

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This year Lu & I are taking part in the Bostik Bloggers programme which means we’ll be doing a different craft every month and you are obliged to look at our creations. This month we were sent a box of valentines themed paper and craft goods.   You might think 20 months is pretty young to be crafting and doubt that Luisa could be showing any real artistic flair. You’d be right, she gives no thought to composition and less is never more. Nevertheless, the whole reason I got involved in the Bostik Bloggers project was so that we could both try…

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