AD: Creating an after school wind down area with IKEA

As regular readers will know, my youngest child Lena has just started primary school and my eldest child just went into juniors. There have been big changes in our house this year. We recently embarked on a hallway makeover project…

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The transition to having both my kids in primary school

A few weeks ago, my youngest Lena (4.5 years old) started primary school. Having already gone through this with my eldest I wasn’t as anxious about it this time around as I was for him (you can read about that…

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The perfect autumn/winter coats for parents

There is no bad weather they say, just bad clothes for it! Well, the last week or two there has been a significant change in the weather that has had many on social media talking about the need to get…

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AD: Pan fried halloumi with caramelised red onion and lentils recipe plus £10 off at Hello Fresh

If you follow me on Instagram stories (follow me here) then you will know I always share my meals over there. I get asked for recipes a lot and I’m always promising to do them but struggle for time. Now…

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A normal weekend in the North East using an electric car – what’s it really like?

Those of you who have read my reusable menstrual care blog post will know that where we can, we try to do our bit for the environment. We are in a huge climate emergency and (whilst 100 companies have been the source of…

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