Getting started on Christmas shopping – 50 Days of Christmas with Boots

In collaboration with Boots Despite my best intentions, I am generally a last minute shopper at Christmas time. Yes, I’ve been known to hit the…

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What I learned from Instagramming my menstrual cycle

Last month Lucy from Lulastic and the Hippyshake documented her daily menstrual cycle experiences on her Instagram and encouraged others to do the same. I’ve…

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Frankensnakes – an engineering-inspired Halloween trick

This post is sponsored by The Year of Engineering You may remember Talitha tried one of the activities developed by the Year of Engineering’s Holiday…

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Storytime Magazine

About a year ago I reviewed beautiful Storytime magazine and gushed about it because we genuinely loved it. In fact, our whole family has wound…

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September highlights: our home educating month

September would have seen Ophelia start reception had she been in school. Talitha would have started Year 3. Our fourth year homeschooling, we’re continuing to…

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Finding peace on hard days home educating

I probably err on the side of talking about our homeschooling life as if there’s more rhythm and flow than frustration, and most of the…

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Everyday challenges – improving my driving

This post is brought to you by AVIVA “You could drive over on your own.” I’d been agonising over how to see friends in Bristol…

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