Oh My Blog! Meet Jo from Pickle and Poppet

oh my blog pickle and poppet
Oh My Blog is a monthly interview series, where fellow bloggers come together to answer a series of questions on a specific theme. This is a chance to get acquainted with a whole range of bloggers, some of whom you may not have heard of before, and learn a little more about them!   This month, the theme is Mums (because it’s Mother’s Day soon!) and we’re hosting Jo from Pickle ... Continue Reading

March Goals: Time to unwind

March goals
It's the beginning of March which means it is goal setting time again. First, let's look back on February; my February goals were: Lose another 5lb. I'll be honest I sucked at this, this month. I weigh exactly the same as I did at the beginning of last month. I wasn't very dedicated and I did next to no exercise; not a very productive combination. Reach 100 Facebook likes. TICK! Yup, ... Continue Reading

A Month in the Life Trying to Conceive Vlog

trying to conceive vlog
A couple of weeks ago I began to write about our journey trying to conceive baby number two and how it isn't exactly going as we had hoped. Well, earlier in the year I filmed trying to conceive vlog; a 'month in the life of a ttc'er. From the beginning of the cycle, through waiting to ovulate, testing for ovulation and then into the Two Week Wait and testing as part of that. If you aren't ... Continue Reading

Ultimate Family Friendly Easy Pancakes Recipe

recipe for family pancakes
It's that time of year. Easter Eggs are out on the shelves, we are deciding which vice we could bare to give up for Lent and the supermarkets are full of premade pancake batters. That's right, in case you missed the memo, it's pancake day! If you are like me and plan on eating pancakes until they come out of your ears then get cooking! Luckily for us mums, most kids love pancakes, they are ... Continue Reading

Motherhood burn out : Top 5 ways to quickly de-stress

motherhood burn out
There is no denying that as a mother your priorities change. Life becomes less about keeping your hair cut looking nice and going on swanky nights out and more about the little person that is now your complete responsibility. And often when this happens we forget about ourselves and don't take the care of ourselves physically and mentally like we should. Quite frankly it is a sure fire way to ... Continue Reading

27 month check and 2 years old development update

27 month check
Harrison had his 27 month check with the Health Visitors a couple of weeks ago so I thought it was time to finally do his 2 year update on youtube! What to expect at your child's 27 month health visitor check. Some areas do this check at two years old, some 2 and a half years old, but in my area it is a 27 month check. A couple of weeks before the appointment we received his questionnaire. It's ... Continue Reading