Mummy Life

What A Week – Tonsillitis, Fevers & Exhaustion!

Well, what a week it has been. I am so glad to be sailing into the weekend as I am bleddy exhausted! The week started off with Amelie burning up during Sunday evening, her temperature was high and she was complaining of a sore throat. Earlier that day she had a barky cough, not like croup more of a whooping cough…

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Review

The Diet Plate®

Summer is well and truly here, people are getting ready for holidays abroad or stay-cations in the UK and others have returned from a holiday feeling sluggish and bloated after indulging in the all inclusive food at the hotel… sound about right? Yup, the latter is most definitely me, I always feel like I need to eat a huge salad when…

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Children

Summer Bucket List

  Eat fish & chips on the beach with Daddy after work Go strawberry picking Have a picnic at the park Visit the zoo Toast marshmallows Enjoy ice creams Pick sunflowers at the farm Have a water balloon fight Go to the beach with friends Dance in the rain Take a train ride to another town and explore Visit local…

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Days Out

Paulos Circus – Topsham, Exeter

We love visiting Paulos Circus and have been many times before, it is a traditional family fun show that just gets better each time you visit.  I was extremely excited to be invited to the opening night of the all new #HereTodayTour at Darts Farm, Topsham. As we have seen the show before I was expecting the same or similar set up, however,…

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Days Out

Quality Time – Budleigh Beach, Devon

It has been scorching in Exmouth and whilst it was far too hot to be outside yesterday, today was a little cooler. I planned to take Charlie out for the morning to Budleigh beach as we had not been there since the winter. I really wanted to spend some quality time with him away from my phone, away from the…

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Review

Mum Hacks – Tanith Carey

Being a parent to however many children you are constantly chasing your tail. What with housework, school runs, baby/toddler groups, play dates, unexpected visitors, etc etc – us parents are run ragged. I’m certainly all for making my life easier and the Mum Hacks book by Tanith Carey is a little bible of brilliance. There are a number of things…

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Mummy Life

I’m THAT Mum…

A post I published for Meetothermums, I hope you like it. I am that mum who… Uses the TV as a babysitter when I need to get jobs done or just have 5 minutes to myself Gives the children chocolate more than once a week, I use it as a negotiator, bribe and treat Falls for every trick in the…

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Ramblings

It Really Does Brighten My Mood – Chit Chat

For the last 20 billion days it has been raining in Devon and I’m not gonna lie, it has really depressed me and zapped all motivation, energy and good vibes. I had to dig out my winter attire after packing it all away when we returned from our holiday, get out the Chelsea boots and find some sort of coat.…

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Meal Plan

Meal Plan In Pictures

I thought I would take a different approach to my meal plan for this week. I love reading other people’s meal plan ideas but would like to see what their food looks like. So, I have put my meal plan for last week into pictures for you. Monday Today I had sausages, jacket potato and broccoli as we had nothing left…

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Monthly Favourites

Holiday Favourites

Here are my holiday favourites that were used every day in Majorca. I wish I was still on a sun drenched beach sipping a pina colada and not wearing jeans, boots and a winter coat! Travel Detergent This Superdrug travel detergent was amazing, it worked so well on the children’s sandy swimwear, soiled swim shorts and underwear. You can use it…

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