Anyone who has followed me on Instagram for a while knows I'm a little bit fanatical about supporting small and local businesses where I can.For me, shopping with small businesses is about putting some real thought into gifts and supporting the economy while helping small businesses - usually run by just one person - grow. … Continue reading Keep it local this Christmas
My two have always loved doing crafts. A couple of years ago I had pneumonia. I was poorly for about 4 months and had ALLLLLLL the mum guilt about not being able to do things with the children. As I began to feel better, I started to set up simple activities for them to come … Continue reading Saturday afternoon inspiration – crafts with kids
A while ago, someone asked me to do a blog post about my Instagram. At the time, it seemed a strange request but I have been thinking about it whilst wandering in the blogging wilderness and more and more it seemed like a good way to get back into blogsphere. Instagram for me has been … Continue reading My Insta-adventure
Well after a summer off I'm back to the meal planning! Thanks to all those who asked about it. This week is nothing massively inspirational. It's about avoiding the 4pm brain freeze about what to cook and a bit about stocking up the freezer and generally making life easier as the chaos of school routine … Continue reading Meal planning with Laura: first week back
I can't remember when it was that I first decided I'd love a camper van. Living by the sea you often see them about and the idea of packing up and escaping, waking up somewhere new, outside, preferably by a beach or a lake is hugely exciting to me. I've talked before about how we … Continue reading You can’t buy happiness… But you can hire a camper van.
With the summer holiday looming, and as a mum of two (aged 4 and 6), I am always looking for things to do, without ending up bankrupt, or in some kind of asylum. Since moving back to Deal three years ago, we have tried to make the most of what the local area has to … Continue reading Love where you live – 5 things to do with children in Deal over the summer holidays
What a month. It's June 2nd, and I've had time to think and recover a bit, so I thought I would do a blog post reflecting on my Every day in May challenge now I have completed it. Thanks to those of you who read and commented on my previous blog post about Every day in May … Continue reading Every day in May – wow, what now?!!!