Back to School essentials for… mum’s

I am officially about to become a school mum. As Miss Marnie starts school in September. I feel like I have been avoiding and planning for this day for a long time. And, from the moment I had to fill in the school application forms time has sped up and now we are days away from saying goodbye to pre-school and hello the school life. I feel like I am on top of the uniform, forms and general school admin…

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Last minute back to school uniform shopping with Debenhams

Kids back to school next week? or, like us starting school? I can’t believe I am now writing back to school posts as it’s actually happening to us rather than just in my shopping round-ups. Most of Miss Marnie’s uniform I have picked up from the school shop – as it worked out the easiest and cheapest way to get the school logo items and colours. But, if you’re looking for those last-minute back to school items – coast, back…

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Back to school shoe shopping with Marks & Spencer

September sees Miss Marnie starting school. I actually cannot believe I am writing this – it all seems to have gone so fast. I started this blog when she was a year old and now my baby is heading to school. And, besides getting the uniform the one thing I’ve been dreading is getting the school shoes. So, I took refuge in my favourite store Marks & Spencer. Marks & Spencer has always been there for me. During pregnancy and…

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Which mum are you? A gift guide for the modern mother who needs…SLEEP #part 6

When you become a mum there are a few things that get your through the day and night – and they can become your lifeline too. Playing on those ‘mum cliches’ I have complied a series of Christmas gift guides that I’ll be sharing over the next few weeks centred around these little treats – but with a difference!

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How to put together the perfect (last-minute) Christmas Eve Box

The idea of a Christmas Eve Box isn’t about a whole new pile of gifts before the big day – it’s a little box of treats to set the scene for a ‘relaxed family pre-Christmas night’. The calm before the storm as it were. It’s big in America – and on Pinterest – soooo of course it’s caught on over here! Miss Marnie has been a super special one this year – as the lovely people at The White Company have sent her…

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