Are they twins? | 10 things no-one told you about having {twins}

As a first time mum of twins it became clear very quickly that I was woefully unprepared for what lay ahead. It was the epitome of a baptism of fire and learning as you go. You go to the antenatal classes {only to be told 80% of it doesn’t apply to you be used you’reContinue reading “Are they twins? | 10 things no-one told you about having {twins}”

I Made a Balloon Arch! {The Twins’ 6th Birthday}

I can’t believe the boys are 6! {You can read my Early Days with Twins post here}. Their second lockdown birthday meant no big party or day out could be planned so of course I wanted to make sure we had a proper celebration at home. The boys LOVE dinosaurs so picking a theme wasContinue reading “I Made a Balloon Arch! {The Twins’ 6th Birthday}”

Mass toy sort out | Project Simplify

The playroom of doom. Literally the absolute joy and bane of my life. We are so lucky to have such a great space at the top of our house but oh my days I must have lost YEARS of my life trying to keep on top of keeping it organised {and sanitary}. Re-wind to pre-kids.Continue reading “Mass toy sort out | Project Simplify”

10 lessons I’ve learnt from {home learning} | Lockdown 3.0

{Thursday 21st January 2021} I think it’s pretty fair to say that week 3 of lockdown 3.0 has pushed me to the edge. It was always going to happen. My inner perfectionist kidding me into thinking we can do it all and come out feeling rosey on the other side. Yet here we are. FreshContinue reading “10 lessons I’ve learnt from {home learning} | Lockdown 3.0”

Habits over {motivation} | 8 habits before 8am

I am a BIG fan of routines and when thing get on top of me laying out a plan of action is definitely a big part of my go-to self-care toolkit. But creating {or sticking to} new routines is HARD. We so often think we need to be more motivated or have more willpower thenContinue reading “Habits over {motivation} | 8 habits before 8am”

The Sunday {Basket}

Do you have that pile {or piles} of paperwork lying around that doesn’t really have a home to live in? Stuff that clutters up your surfaces but if you put away will likely be forgotten about? I know I do. And it’s taken me 36 years to finally find a solution. The Sunday Basket! IContinue reading “The Sunday {Basket}”

15 things to do this December {to raise your spirits}

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Unless you’re in the middle of a pandemic. I don’t know about you but 2020 has left me feeling pretty battered and bruised and going into December I’ve been really struggling to keep my spirits up and think positive. With the feeling Covid is just on ourContinue reading “15 things to do this December {to raise your spirits}”

A {Simple} Guide to Money Management

Money is a subject we often brush over in everyday conversation yet it is so often one of the number one things that plays on our minds. Whether you’re a spend it Sally or save it Stacey money is something we all have to think about and manage in our lives. I don’t know aboutContinue reading “A {Simple} Guide to Money Management”

Simple {Early Autumn} Home Decor

I don’t know whether it’s the seemly long summer we’ve had since the start of lockdown {at the end of March}, that I’ve been really enjoying getting bits done around the house or that September feels like somewhat of a fresh start but I have been so excited to decorate the house this autumn –Continue reading “Simple {Early Autumn} Home Decor”

Early days with Twins {the 4th trimester} {Part 2}

Read Part 1 here.  So let’s catch up and go back to April 2015 where our new little family has just been discharged from hospital – eeek! Ok, so long story short the routine we had going in hospital pretty much went to pot as soon as we stepped through our front door.  Doh!The babies wouldContinue reading “Early days with Twins {the 4th trimester} {Part 2}”