Tag: being a mum

Pulp Wine: A subscription box I can really get behind

It finally happened. I have been sent the ultimate product to review: Wine.  You might be aware that I’m a fan of wine. A wine enthusiast, if you will. If you hadn’t realised this then I can only assume that this is your first visit to this blog. Perhaps you’ve …

I’m too old for that sh!t: Ten things I am just too damn old for

So if you’re on the internet, you may have seen that Nordstrom is currently selling some very confusing jeans, with see-through, plastic knees. You can buy them here.  Or not, because they’re bloody ridiculous. Why not team them with the lovely shoes pictured above, complete with hole in the heels? These …

The perfect Mother’s Day gift with Bella and Bow review

Let’s be honest, when your kids are small, you don’t really expect much for Mother’s Day.  It’s essentially a test for your husband or partner, to see if he can remember, and manage to do crafting on the sly. Last year, I got a lovely card with missing chocolate and a …

19.5 months

The small one is now the age the big one was when he was born. This means the big one is now twice the age she was, and the small one is, well, infinity percent older. It’s always very tempting to compare your children with each other in terms of …

Jobs for the mums: Picking my new career

When I left the workplace to become a stay-at-home mum, one of my biggest considerations – bigger, even, than the no money I would actually bring home after spunking it all on childcare – was the large gap it would leave on my CV.  It might be the 21st century, …

Twinning is winning: A review of me&i clothes

I first approached me&i, a Swedish clothing company, not for the children but for myself (selfish, I know right). I was due to attend Blogfest and I fancied something new to wear, as all my clothes seem to have shrunk in the wash since I had children. Ahem. I liked …

Fare thee well, 2016: My review of the year

This is a post I wasn’t going to write, but I’ve found myself in a bit of a funk. The kids have both been sick (again – what the hell right?) so I’m even more tired than usual and feeling pretty run down. Friends have suggested that looking back over …

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