afternoon tea at Curiouser Creations
Cornwall

WIN afternoon tea for two at Curiouser Creations

I'm loving sharing some of my favourite places in Cornwall with you as part of my blog's fifth birthday and I'm so grateful that they've all offered something to you lucky readers. Today's giveaway is the ultimate embodiment of Cornish geekery. A few weeks ago I shared my new favourite tearoom - Curiouser Creations Cupcake… Continue reading WIN afternoon tea for two at Curiouser Creations

a family day in marazion
Cornwall

St Michael’s Mount: A fun family day out (review + giveaway)

My week of blog birthday giveaways continues with a fun family day out in Marazion. One of the most iconic places in Cornwall, if not the most iconic place, is St Michael's Mount, and it wasn't until a couple of years ago that I finally wandered around the castle itself. We were invited back as… Continue reading St Michael’s Mount: A fun family day out (review + giveaway)

fish and chip tuesday at the mexico inn
Cornwall

The Mexico Inn: The best fish and chips in Penzance (giveaway)

I'm continuing celebrating my blog's fifth birthday by shouting out some of my favourite places in Cornwall. I've mentioned before how much I freaking love The Mexico Inn* - and I'm clearly not the only one. Not by a long shot, as they just won Best Destination Pub! The food there is incredible and I… Continue reading The Mexico Inn: The best fish and chips in Penzance (giveaway)

brunch at The Front Room, Penzance
Cornwall

The Front Room: The best brunch in Penzance (review + giveaway)

On Saturday this here blog turns five! I've been blogging in one way or another for over 12 years now but my current blogging home is about to reach half a decade. To celebrate I'm hosting a week of giveaways (actually I kicked things off yesterday with a spa day cos I've got a fun… Continue reading The Front Room: The best brunch in Penzance (review + giveaway)

spa day for two at st ives harbour hotel and spa - review and giveaway
Cornwall, Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #22 and a spa day giveaway!

For a few weeks now I've been teasing a week of giveaways on my blog but I'm actually kicking things off a day early! Yep, that's eight days of giveaways! And we're starting with a Self-Care Sunday post because we all know how important it is to look after ourselves - and I'm going to… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #22 and a spa day giveaway!

saturday share
blogging

Saturday Share #104

The blogosphere always has something new and wonderful to offer. This week it's all about being kinder, watching life-changing films, baking cakes and realising our parents have more exciting lives than us! Grab a brew, settle down and enjoy. Something I believe in really strongly is the need to be kinder, especially to ourselves. As… Continue reading Saturday Share #104

play-doh!
blogging, Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Flow magazine, hearing tests and Play-Doh! #LittleLoves

It's been a funny ol' week and felt very much 'business as usual' but still with little moments to treasure. Here are some of my highlights. Read: I bought Flow magazine for the first time a year or two ago and fell in love with it instantly - but £10 an issue is quite expensive… Continue reading Flow magazine, hearing tests and Play-Doh! #LittleLoves

emma by jane austen
Books

Introducing young readers to classics

I've been a bookworm for as long as I can remember. As soon as I could read to myself I was straight down the library every week borrowing as many books as I could carry. I started with Enid Blyton and Jacqueline Wilson, moving on to the Babysitters Club, Goosebumps, Sweet Valley High and then… Continue reading Introducing young readers to classics

i am woman the summerhouse gallery
Cornwall, feminism

I Am Woman

If you follow me on Instagram you may have noticed that I went to a private view at The Summerhouse Gallery on Friday night. It was one of those situations where I found out about something awesome and local because of a sponsored Facebook post (those things really do work!) and I just had to… Continue reading I Am Woman

open-top bus
Mental Health

Self-care Sunday #21

This week's self-care tip is to take the scenic route. We're always in a hurry to get somewhere and forget to just take some time and be in the moment. At the weekend I often like to walk out to the supermarkets with Jenson rather than get the bus out and back quickly. I had… Continue reading Self-care Sunday #21