Pregnancy update – how I’m really feeling

Maybe I have been a little lax this time around…  I mean last time there were updates every single month (you can find them here and here) and this time I have been just about keeping my head above water.  I shared the ugly truth about the first trimester and my battle with extreme sickness in this post and then pretty…
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Hunter is two

The two fastest years of our lives…  And unexpectedly the two best years…  In fact so wonderful he made us want to do it all over again (truly if I wasn’t so terrible at pregnancy I think I would have all the babies). I started the tradition last year, on Hunter’s first birthday, to write him a card to keep and…
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Travel hack – How to pack Ryanair (aka tiny) hand luggage only

In the interests of a challenge I packed a Ryanair carry on bag for a three day break according to the new 45cm x 25cm x 20cm regulations.  And I am here to tell you – it can be done. So yep, there is a little bit of compromising and a lot of smart thinking to be done but you…
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Home tour – bathroom makeover – budget changes for a big difference

Sometimes the smallest of changes can make the biggest of differences. Let me preface this by saying that there was nothing wrong with our bathroom.  It has grey floor tiles, white wall tiles and an all white bathroom suite.  It is not old, it is not ugly, nor is it big.  But it was lacking a bit in the personality department. …
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Final piece in the adult puzzle – the buttoned footstool

What can I say other than that I have finally graduated into a ‘grown up’ home – I have a proper, upholstered, buttoned footstool.  The one key piece I never knew I was missing…  and yet I knew something was missing; the husband needs somewhere to rest his size thirteens and I need somewhere to park my G&T (ok, just…
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