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

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

Personalised letter from Santa - Lapland Letters review
Jenson, Parenthood

Making Christmas magical with Lapland Letters

Have I mentioned how ridiculously excited I am about Christmas this year? A small child's excitement is infectious and I'm falling for the magic and wonder of Christmas all over again.There are so many things that we're able to do with Jenson during the build up that he hasn't been interested in before. Now he… Continue reading Making Christmas magical with Lapland Letters

Jenson's Christmas list 2018
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson’s Christmas list

Wow, this Christmas is so different to last year already. For a start, Jenson can tell us what he'd like for Christmas. Secondly, he knows who Father Christmas is - and he's been 'calling' him since the start of October telling him what's on his list. From the start it's been a Paw Patrol Lookout… Continue reading Jenson’s Christmas list