Happy Bloggerversary To Me

I got a little WordPress notification earlier – wishing me a Happy Anniversary. My Bloggerversary! Not actually a word of course but I’m having it. A year today I sat down and tried to figure WordPress out, I followed some instructions I found online, registered my domain and set up a basic template. To some […] Read more…

I’m Not A Fun Mum

There, I’ve said it… I’m not a fun mum. Truth is, I was never going to be – I may have had the vision, but I was never going to deliver on that score. You know the vision don’t you…skipping through fields on our way to an impromptu picnic, smiling children, water balloon fights, craft sessions […] Read more…

How Many Friends Do You Have?

How many friends do you have? Excuse me if I tread carefully on this one, I realise I’m on shaky ground – one wrong move and I’m in danger of declaring myself to be a total loser! I’ll chat away to people about pretty much anything, I’m an open book. I have my little old […] Read more…

Apparently You Can Be Poorly Without Knowing It

I’ve been a little quiet on the blog front this last week or so for two very different reasons. Firstly a happy reason. My parents were here for one whole week! They live abroad and we don’t get to see them as often as any of us would like. It was truly a lovely week, […] Read more…

Because Life Is Short…

I used to have this nagging feeling that I had ‘wasted’ my twenties. For the girl who wanted to travel, I had never done the backpacking thing. For the girl who thought career and success would come naturally…it did not. For the girl who wanted to be free; I was ,at times, utterly trapped. My twenties were […] Read more…

Deliciously Ella Courgette Fritters

I’ve been on a little break from my Deliciously Ella healthy eating experiment due to being in Valencia and then Paris…and then working twice as hard to make up for being away! My previous experiments have proved very popular here with Sweet Potato Wedges now a firm family favourite along with the Guacamole I tried a few […] Read more…

Finding Joy – What Marriage Means To Me.

As part of my Finding Joy series, I have been working on my  Happiness Inspired Project for 2015 – this months focus is on what marriage means to me. I learnt pretty early on that marriage is hard work and that it doesn’t always work out. My parents divorced when I was eight, it was […] Read more…

4 Simple Ways To Make Your Morning Better

Is it possible to have a happy, healthy, productive morning routine AND be a parent to young children? I’ve always been a bit of a morning routine fan – my eldest was a ‘sleeper‘, as in from a young age 7/8am was not unusual. This meant I had plenty of time to wake properly, go for […] Read more…

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