Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Happy New Year everyone, did you have a lovely christmas and new year? Or was your christmas like ours full of ups and downs and family dramas? We were really looking forward to christmas this year, as it was the first christmas we were going to have all 3 children under one roof for christmas day, even my husband who is not a big on christmas was looking forward to it. This is the first year we didn’t have a list of what C wanted for christmas, we made sure…

Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Guide

It is now 3 weeks to go until Christmas, it really is approaching far too quickly, are you all finished with your present buying or are you like me, still panicking to find the perfect gift for your family and friends? If so then hopefully I can help with my christmas gift guide.             I hope this guide has given you an idea of a few different presents Thank you for visiting xPlease follow and like us:

A Letter to My Daughter on her 13th Birthday

A Letter to My Daughter on her 13th Birthday

Today my beautiful daughter turns 13, she is a teenager (finally). Dear C Today is your birthday, you have finally become a teenager.  We have laughed and joked about you suddenly turning into ‘Kevin the teenager’, we do get the occasional grunt and shrugs. I remember when you were a newborn in my arms, thinking about the future and how it felt impossible that you would be a teenager, but here you are. Last year, we talked about your birthday this year, how we were going to celebrate it and…

Alternative Christmas Guide – Oxfam Unwrapped

Alternative Christmas Guide – Oxfam Unwrapped

As we are now in November (just) , we can officially say that it is Christmas next month.  The shops are already filling their shelves with christmas gifts, and I am busy working on my ultimate christmas gift guide to try and help you with choosing that perfect gift. Alongside my gift guide, I will also be promoting various gifts along the way, and today I am going to start christmas off with alternative christmas gifts. Oxfam unwrapped, have some great gift suggestions, for that gift that could also change…

Smile For ME

Smile For ME

As regular readers ill know, my Daughter has been diagnosed with ME/CFS this year.  It has been hard on us all but C has coped so well coming to terms with her illness and diagnosis. I have not really updated much lately, she is now back in school for 3 hourly lessons a week, we have tried to increase but she just can not cope with the increase at the moment.  Last Wednesday, she crashed and was in bed suffering all day.  Thursday she was determined to go in for…

My Christmas

My Christmas

Hope everyone had a good christmas, ours was lovely as always. Christmas Eve started with me making sausage rolls with christmas songs blasting and singing away. After lunch I popped to the pub with my husband for our annual christmas eve drink, our daughter stayed at home with my parents.  I fell in love with the mulled cider and had a couple of those and my christmas baileys latte, before heading home for dinner and then prep the veg for the next day. After dinner my daughter and parents went…