Autumn Hashtag Challenge
Jenson, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

A few of my favourite things #105

Last week was quite possibly my favourite week of the year so far. I didn't realise how much we all needed a week off until half term rolled around. We very rarely get to spend a whole day together as a family, as Luke and I work different days, so it was really lovely to… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #105

Stationery wish list
Books, Jenson, Lifestyle, stationery

My birthday and Christmas wish list 2019

This post features some affiliate links My (32nd!!!) birthday is a few weeks away and people are starting to ask what I'd like. I'd love to be the kind of person that says "please, don't even worry about it" but if there's an opportunity to get a new book or journal... I've already got a… Continue reading My birthday and Christmas wish list 2019

Draw Here by Hervé Tullet - activity book review
Jenson, stationery

Mastering pen control with Draw Here

This product was sent for review purposes and all thoughts are my own. This post features affiliate links Before Jenson started school, whenever he would sit down to draw or write, he would clutch his pen or crayon in his hand and drag it across the page without much thought. After just a few weeks… Continue reading Mastering pen control with Draw Here

Small World by Ishta Mercurio and Jen Corace
Books, Jenson

What Jenson has been reading lately #5

[Ad - review. I was sent a copy of Small World for review purposes and all thoughts are my own. This post features affiliate links] I love that I'm raising a mini bookworm. Jenson has got his favourite books memorized (seriously, he can recite The Gruffalo word for word) and he's always asking to go… Continue reading What Jenson has been reading lately #5

Crafty Little Learners - pre-school subscription box review
Parenthood

Crafty Little Learners – pre-school subscription box review

[Ad - review. We were sent a box for review purposes and all thoughts are our own] I love spending time outdoors with Jenson at the weekend but the weather is so changeable and there is only so much you can do at the park. Fortunately we received our first Crafty Little Learners box last… Continue reading Crafty Little Learners – pre-school subscription box review

Feminist books
Books, Cornwall, feminism, Jenson, Lifestyle

A few of my favourite things #86

How flippin' lovely has it been the last few days? I've been so grateful for the opportunity to take Jenson on a few adventures while we've been off work and nursery. Plus the weather has been gorgeous. Although I must remember to reapply the factor 50 regularly. Here's a look back at a few favourites.… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #86

Stib pencils review
Jenson, stationery

Getting to grips with Stib pencils

[Ad - review. This post features a product sent for review purposes and all thoughts are my own] For the longest time, Jenson seemed quite content to draw by simply scribbling across a page with a single colour, not really creating any clear outlines. I tried encouraging him to draw something specific, copying me drawing… Continue reading Getting to grips with Stib pencils

Quotes & Questions: A journal for your kid's quotable moments by Kate Pocrass
Jenson, Parenthood, stationery

Kids say the funniest things

[Ad - review. I received a copy of this journal for review purposes and all thoughts are my own. This post also contains an affiliate link] Kids say the funniest things. I've been using my one line a day journal to record a memory a day since the day Jenson was born and lately that… Continue reading Kids say the funniest things

Hot chocolate with Father Christmas at The Rock Pool
Cornwall, Jenson, Parenthood

Hot chocolate with Father Christmas at The Rock Pool

This is already my favourite Christmas ever and the big day is still 11 sleeps away. Jenson is three and a half, so it's the first Christmas we've really been able to talk about what's going on and he's so excited. Last week my mum and I took him to see Father Christmas at the… Continue reading Hot chocolate with Father Christmas at The Rock Pool

MariaRosaDesign fabric storage buckets
Parenthood

12 Days of Christmas #3: MariaRosaDesign storage

For my third Christmas giveaway I've teamed up with MariaRosaDesign to offer you the chance to win a pair of fabric storage buckets*. If you've got small children, or know someone who is expecting, these are ideal for keeping nursery clutter to a minimum - and they're cute as heck too! A matching ceiling lampshade… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas #3: MariaRosaDesign storage