Ice cream at Swanpool Beach
Cornwall, Lifestyle

Friday Favourites #48

My gosh, this gorgeous weather just keeps on going, doesn't it?! Last weekend was the nicest Mazey weekend I've seen for a while and I even explored some of the festivities with Jenson. And I spent the day on the beach, all in the name of work. Can't complain! Here's a look back at what… Continue reading Friday Favourites #48

The Edge of the World Bookshop, Penzance
Books, Cornwall

The Edge of the World Bookshop, Penzance

This week combines two particularly awesome bookish campaigns: Feminist Book Fortnight and Independent Bookshop Week. I popped along to the award-winning Edge of the World Bookshop in Penzance to chat all things bookish with store co-owner Rachael Howorth. The store housed a display of feminist books before Feminist Book Fortnight even kicked off, such is… Continue reading The Edge of the World Bookshop, Penzance

Your Silver jewellery subscription review
Cornwall, Lifestyle

Your Silver jewellery subscription [review + giveaway]

I love supporting local businesses and being able to offer my readers some fab giveaways, so when Your Silver* got in touch to discuss their new jewellery subscriptions I jumped at the chance. The owners previously ran jewellery stores in Truro and St Ives and have recently made the move to online jewellery subscriptions -… Continue reading Your Silver jewellery subscription [review + giveaway]

Jenson's third birthday party with Jump With Jo
Cornwall, Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson’s third birthday party with Jump with Jo

We nearly ended up cancelling Jenson's birthday party with hours to spare this year due to a slapped cheek false alarm. Fortunately we were able to go ahead and Jenson had a great time. We booked Jump with Jo*, a local business offering soft play sessions and parties and invited a few of Jenson's friends.… Continue reading Jenson’s third birthday party with Jump with Jo

summer bucket list 2018
Cornwall, Lifestyle

My 2018 summer bucket list

I feel a bit iffy about writing these posts as it can feel like I'm setting myself up for failure. I only ticked off three of last year's items, so a fair few have been carried over to this year. If you read my latest bullet journal post, you will already have a sneak peek… Continue reading My 2018 summer bucket list

Portminster Beach, St Ives
Cornwall, Lifestyle

Friday Favourites #42

It's that time of the week again: here's a look at what I've been loving over the last seven days. Well Sunday was bleddy lovely. We went out for lunch for my dad's birthday and it just so happened to be The Cornish Barn's last Sunday roast of the season - timing! And sooo tasty.… Continue reading Friday Favourites #42

a family day in marazion
Cornwall

Ten of the most Instagrammable places in Cornwall

Let's be honest, if we're meeting a friend for coffee, heading out on a date night or planning a family day out, we want to go somewhere that looks good on The Gram. We might not like to admit but it's all thanks to this crazy social media obsessed world we're living in. Which is… Continue reading Ten of the most Instagrammable places in Cornwall

a family day in marazion
Cornwall

Some of my favourite places in Cornwall

Seeing as it's St Piran's Day, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to update my list of Cornish favourites. Here's a round-up of some of my favourite places to eat, drink and be merry. A place I keep going back to is Trevaskis Farm - great for a wander with the kiddo to look… Continue reading Some of my favourite places in Cornwall

Aardman Presents: A Grand Experience at Land's End
Cornwall

A Grand Day Out at Land’s End

Last week we were invited to Land's End to review a new interactive family attraction, starring much-loved characters from Oscar-winning animation studio Aardman. New for half-term, and available throughout the 2018 season, the ‘Aardman Presents: A Grand Experience’ attraction features the iconic Wallace, Gromit, Shaun the Sheep and Morph. There's something for all ages, with… Continue reading A Grand Day Out at Land’s End

Christmas lights
Cornwall, Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood

The Magic of Christmas

I'm guilty of posting a highlights reel a lot of the time when it comes to life with Jenson. Although I've discussed the reality of miscarriage, life with a newborn, colic and c-section recovery, most of the photos you see focus on the good times rather than the tantrums that occur seconds before or after… Continue reading The Magic of Christmas