Sep 202017
Mixing Fun

I have a mixer that cost me a small fortune. It is a very well known brand and I thought that I would love it and it would last me a lifetime.  I have been disappointed with it. The beater doesn’t seem to reach the bottom of the bowl so in order to mix thoroughly I have to put pressure on top of the mixer.  I have also damaged the beaters. I popped them in the dishwasher and they are [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on September 20, 2017 Reviews 9 Responses »
To My Baby Girl On Your First Day In Year 2

Today has been a scary day. You have started a brand new school! We thought we would have moved house by now but we are moving in a few weeks. We are only moving about half an hour away so I gave you the choice of staying at your old school or moving to the one near our new house. When we went for a taster day last term I was so worried for you. On the way home I [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on September 5, 2017 Being a Mother, Firsts 4 Responses »
5 Essential Tips That Will Make Your Child Well Mannered

If you want to raise a child that is well mannered then you must stop looking at the world from your perspective (the adult viewpoint) and adopt a more child centric perspective. The constant swirl of rules and new scenarios can be highly confusing for a child so you must do all that you can to see the world from their viewpoint. This is especially true when trying to introduce new rules and concepts such as being polite and well [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on September 1, 2017 Uncategorized 2 Responses »
Under The Sea Party - Jiggly Jellyfish & Seashell Wands

I like to have lots of themed party activities at Bob’s birthday parties that the children can access independently. Pinterest is fabulous for finding ideas! At her Under The Sea birthday party there were crafts galore! The first two that I am going to share with you are the Jiggly Jellyfish and the Seashell Wanda that we made! Bob loves preparing for her parties and she always helps me to make examples beforehand. To make the Jiggly Jelly fish we [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on July 31, 2017 Party Planning No Responses »
Quick & Easy Ways To Spruce Up Any Outfit

Today I have a post for you from Maise Fitzgerald. Maise has worked with a number of high end fashion designers as a stylist and blogger, helping others to find a style that works for them. Sometimes, being a mum means that the last thing on your mind is actually taking your hair out of that messy mum-bun, wearing something other than your worn in boyfriend jeans or replacing that comfy t-shirt that still has a baby sick stain on [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on July 30, 2017 Being a Mother No Responses »
Jul 172017
Summer Dresses

The warmer weather is here and my wardrobe needs updating. Every summer I buy clothes but somehow, by the following year, I have nothing to wear! I am too hot in my jeans, even with flip flops so I need some new summer dresses! Love The Sales has some great bargains on there website. They pick the best sales around and have them all in one place. Buying things in the sales doesn’t seem as naughty and it means I [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on July 17, 2017 Uncategorized No Responses »
Under The Sea Party - Feed The Shark & Fishing Fun

I tried to think of more games that we could play at Bob’s Under The Sea party. I had lots of craft ideas but I thought it would be nice to have some games that they could access independently too. I had an idea for a feed the shark game. I drew a shark on a big cardboard box and cut out his mouth and around his fins so they stuck out. Bob helped me to paint him and then [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on July 5, 2017 Party Planning No Responses »