Sammydress.com Review

Sammydress.com Review

I recently received an email from Sammydress.com asking if I would like to review some clothes, what woman would say no to this, not me, so we discussed this further and I was offered a budget. On looking at the website, I soon realised this was not going to be as easy as I thought it would be, not because I did not like anything, but because I liked a lot of their clothes. After spending ages looking through their entire website, I chose 3 items   I chose the…

Rattan Direct Wildlife Competition

Rattan Direct Wildlife Competition

Rattan Direct are calling all budding photographers, for their latest competition, and the rules could not be simpler.  All you have to do is send in a picture of wildlife that you have spotted in your garden, which can be anything from squirrels, foxes, hedgehogs to any other wildlife you are lucky enough to see. The lucky winner will win a Rio (Armed) 4 Chairs And Open Leg Square Table Set Once the entries have been received Rattan Direct will select the best pictures they have received and put to a…

My Week – 18/09/2016

My Week – 18/09/2016

Another week has flown by, and it is time for my weekly post about the goings on in the StressedMum household. My Daughter C, started back at school this week, she does 1 hour a day on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, in school with a tutor.  She has loved going back into school and starting to get a bit of routine back in to her life.  She was struggling by Thursday, but the smile on her face when she came out on Thursday made my week.  I asked her…

My Week – 12/09/2016

My Week – 12/09/2016

I have not done a my week post for a while now, due for various reasons, but am going to restart doing them, as I know a lot of people liked them and I have had people message me regarding them, also sorry this is a little late. Last week, was full of mainly positives for a change.  Will start with my Daughter C, I had a little panic on Monday, as we had not heard anything regarding her tutoring sessions, and school starting back on Wednesday, so the emails…

Lolly’s Sweet Treats Review

Lolly’s Sweet Treats Review

When I was a child, we used to be able to go to our local sweet shop and buy penny sweets or buy a quarter of what we wanted at the time from a huge choice of sweets in a jar or a quarter of one and a quarter of another.  These days this has changed and when I talk to my kids about this they look at me as if I am about 100 years old. When Harry from Lolly’s Sweet Treats contacted me asking if I would like…

5 Things I Have Learnt About Caring

5 Things I Have Learnt About Caring

As regular readers will know, our lives have changed this year due to my Daughter having a chronic illness. Living with someone who has disabilities can be very hard and normal everyday things we all take for granted, are suddenly not so easy.  I have listed 5 things that have changed since she has become ill. energy – Even normal everyday things like getting dressed can wipe her out so we have to take time and prepare her, so that she is not rushing and can do things in her own…

Goodbye August – Hello September

Goodbye August – Hello September

So another month has passed and a new one just beginning.  We have had such lovely weather in August. I have found August very hard, as friends and family have been enjoying family days out and holidays, or hearing about the kids going out to play.  I was expecting this as my friend told me the first summer holidays are always the worst. I have felt jealous and as this should have been us, out enjoying the summer holidays. August for us has seen C have her friend here once, she…

When 3 Become 4

When 3 Become 4

Before you all start getting excited, no I am not pregnant.  But we do have an extra child living with us now, my 18 year old stepson.  It all happened very quickly but he has been here a week now. As you can imagine things have been quite hectic with sorting him out and sorting his room etc,as well as dealing with C. She is still no better and we have been unable to go out and enjoy the lovely weather we have been having.  I have been struggling with…

Dreams

Dreams

Dreams – we all have them, every night when we go to sleep we dream, sometimes we remember them vividly and other times we just can not remember our dreams at all. I am usually one of those people that fall asleep very easily and wake up in the morning, and mostly think I have never dreamt all night.  But lately, I have been waking in the night, due to various reasons and I have been dreaming, mostly I can remember the dream, but not vividly enough to be able…

Divorce In Numbers

Divorce In Numbers

We have all probably experienced divorce at some stage in our lives, whether it be ourselves, family or friends. Divorces fall into two categories for me, the first the amicable divorce where you both just agree you no longer want to be married and agree to split everthing evenly and move on. Or there is the battlefield, this is the one I know well.  I have been through a divorce (I will be polite and say him, and not my usual term of phrase).  Although it was all his doing, I…