All Aboard! A day out on the East Lancashire Railway

We’re always looking for days out around Manchester that are a bit different and manage to keep us all happy, usually including a lovely lunch halfway through if we can! Joe had his heart set on a trip on a steam train that runs along the East Lancashire railway that isn’t too far from our…

DIY: Ikea Play Kitchen Hack

I wanted to do a little Ikea play kitchen hack (or Duktig as it’s known to its friends) for Eva’s birthday in September but because I wanted to make it look like our kitchen, I completely ran out of time! I decided to give it another go for Christmas…

wtf can I do with… A can of chickpeas

I’m trying something a bit different and starting a new little series! wtf can I do with… is going to be (hopefully if life allows) a regular series to give you a few ideas to make pretty boring stuff slightly more interesting.

Usually when Eva’s napping I spend a…

What a Difference a Decade Makes

With the end of the year hurtling its way towards us at a seemingly impossible speed, it seemed like the perfect time to take a trip down memory lane.

Seeing as we’re starting a whole new decade, I wanted to have a nosey to see what I was up to…

5 Easy Ways to Save for next Christmas

This is potentially the most grown up blog post I’ve ever written… But as we’re boobs deep in the busiest shopping period of the year, there are a few little and easy things you can do now to save for next Christmas.

Peak mum post alert!

I started doing these…

An Honest Review of the Elvie Breast Pump

Time has flown by, we’re officially 14 months into breastfeeding and 3 months into expressing with the Elvie breast pump. I feel like I’ve used it more than enough to give an honest review so here it goes. I read SO many reviews before I bought mine so hopefully…

Eva’s 1st Birthday Party

This weekend we celebrated Eva’s very first birthday! We were surrounded by friends and family, cake and wine and the birthday girl had the best time despite having a cold (which we now all have of course).

I wanted to put together a little blog post with a few photos…

A Bedroom Refresh with Primark Home

Since the wonderful miss Eva joined us nearly a year ago (how is she almost one already please?), our bedroom has become a bit of a dumping ground. The room we said we’d keep as a haven for us, free from baby paraphernalia and tidy so we can retreat…

Farewell Maternity Leave

And just like that, a year has flown by! I’m officially back at work and trying my best to be a normal, functioning human being. The weirdest thing about it is how normal it feels already. Thank goodness for that!

It’s been a very daunting, worrying and stressful time running…

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