The annual clear the freezer ready for Christmas Day

Christmas is just a few weeks away, we’ve just bought the decorations for the house and the Christmas tree, I’ve done all of my Christmas shopping, so now what’s left is prepping my cupboards, fridge and freezer for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. I do a few clear outs throughout the year but…

Emily, how are you 2 already?

My beautiful Emily. How are you 2 already? I have had mixed emotions of you turning 2 today. It’s scared me, worried me and excited me, above all it’s amazed me. I have had moments of complete madness cooking shepherds pies at 7am, staring at the ceiling late at night pondering how your birthday will…

Being Body Positive Whilst Also Losing Weight

I’ve been a bit slack of late. Since dental surgery a few weeks ago, my diet hasn’t been that great as I try to find things to eat that doesn’t cause more injury or harm- it’s quite difficult! Along with it, I’ve been terrible at the fitness side of things. Not sure if the weather…

We ate in Travelodge in Bristol’s Patchway and it was horrible.

We were up in Bristol in August visiting Sam’s brother and family. We had thought about trying to see the hot air balloon festival but unfortunately the weather was terrible and that never happened. Instead we spent time chilling out with family and it was good fun, Emily loved hanging out with her cousins too….

I’m having a bit of a clear out before Christmas

How crazy to think that in a few short weeks it will officially be December and then the countdown to Christmas begins. Seriously, where has this year gone? It’s flown by! It’s mad to think that in a few weeks Emily will turn 2 too. As Christmas approaches, to get ready for the first Christmas…

My mum came to visit in September, it always flies by so quickly!

It’s always nice when family come to visit us down here in Ramsgate. It’s also really nice when my mum comes down too. Mum loves Ramsgate, she’s transfixed by the beauty of the Royal harbour and our magnificent golden sandy beach too. Her and her partner Leon love exploring the various towns and areas around…

I’m suffering with dental pain and I’m so over it

Emily’s been having teething pains from hell this year, but recently, thankfully, she’s not been suffering. Whereas me, well, I’m just in agony. It’s not teething but since having dental surgery a few weeks ago, my mouth has been through hell and back and it’s not fun! I’m so over it. It hurts, the pain…

Autumn is here and I love it

Now that November is here the mornings and nights are darker, the days colder and the floor littered with leaves, autumn is well and truly here. Amongst it all, the Sky daily has been beautiful. Looking out across the field near our house, we can see the stunning colours filling the sky as the sun…

Im a Celeb is coming back and I’m not happy this year.

It’s the only reality program I show an inch of interest towards. Every year celebs or past-their-sale-date celebs are thrown into the jungle together and put through gross and terrifying tests to see how far they’d go for their pay packet and to be made king or queen of the mighty Australian jungle. It’s not…

We ate at Cafe Rouge for my birthday and I still love it 28 years on.

Cafe Rouge is one of my favourite restaurants, ever. As a child my dad used to take my sister and I to the Richmond restaurant where breakfast, lunch or dinner was a favourite time spent there. The smell of freshly roasted coffee, fresh squeezed orange juice, baked croissants, sugar cubes in little white bowls, chic…