turtles all the way down by john green
Books, Film, Lifestyle

Turtles All the Way Down, the giggles and a Christmas giveaway #LittleLoves

I've been super proud of myself and my blog this week. I often suffer with Imposter Syndrome but I'm starting to feel a lot more confident in my writing and worthy of the praise I've been receiving. If you follow me on social media (links in the sidebar to the right there >>>) you may… Continue reading Turtles All the Way Down, the giggles and a Christmas giveaway #LittleLoves

it only happens in the movies by holly bourne
Books, feminism, Film, Jenson, Lifestyle

Stationery Matters, We Should All Be Feminists and mulled wine #LittleLoves

Welcome to another week of #LittleLoves, where I share what I've been loving over the past week. I've whizzed through the latest Holly Bourne, been moved by a TED Talk and listened to an old favourite. Check out the highlights. Read: It Only Happens in the Movies and Stationery Matters. I freaking love Holly Bourne… Continue reading Stationery Matters, We Should All Be Feminists and mulled wine #LittleLoves

finger painting
Books, Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Gilmore Girls, finger painting and addictive reads #LittleLoves

This week has been pretty eventful, for Jenson at least. After skipping a nursery session due to a cold he then went on to sail through the next - with minimal tears and he actually played! His next session will be upped to two hours and it'll include snack time, so let's hope he keeps… Continue reading Gilmore Girls, finger painting and addictive reads #LittleLoves

my life in photos - september 2017
Cornwall, Lifestyle

My life in photos: September 2017

I've always loved September. I think it's the whole 18 years in education, followed by five years of working in higher education, that always makes it feel like the start of a new year. It's the changing seasons too; it's kinda magical! Here's a look back at our September. I started the month with a… Continue reading My life in photos: September 2017

jenson 28 months old
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson: 28 months old

Man, it has been a big month! Yep, we're a few weeks into nursery now. I had hoped that Jenson may have been settled in by now, working his way towards two four-hour sessions a week, but we soon realised that this transition is going to take some time. We have a routine which seems… Continue reading Jenson: 28 months old

pride and prejudice loose leaf tea
Lifestyle

Bake Off, loose-leaf tea and cool kids clothes #LittleLoves

I've felt a bit out of sorts this week as I spent the first two days working from home. An ongoing medical problem and working a 90-minute bus ride from home has meant needing to be flexible with my hours so that I can accommodate appointments. It did mean, however, that my first day in… Continue reading Bake Off, loose-leaf tea and cool kids clothes #LittleLoves

hygge book and accessories
Lifestyle

Autumn is coming

It's getting darker earlier, I've switched to jumpers and boots and there's a definite nip in the air. It's almost the time of pumpkins, bonfires and Christmas shopping, so I've been thinking about what I want to do with Jenson before we welcome the festive season: 1. Do another pumpkin patch photo shoot (here's last… Continue reading Autumn is coming

jenson 27 months old
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson: 27 months old

I can't believe Jenson is two and a quarter! A quarter of a year has passed since his last birthday - in that time again I'll be 30! Man, time flies when you're getting old. We've really excelled at parenting fun this month, with lots of days out that go beyond hanging out in the… Continue reading Jenson: 27 months old

a sunny afternoon in Mousehole, Cornwall
Cornwall, Jenson

A sunny afternoon in Mousehole

After all my moaning last Friday about not doing fun things with Jenson, I soon remembered that there's plenty of fun to be had for no money - when the weather is good. I spent the Bank Holiday weekend ticking 'playing on the beach' and 'picnic in the park' off my summer bucket list and… Continue reading A sunny afternoon in Mousehole

jenson at paradise park
Cornwall, Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Friday Favourites #40

I have a lot of mum guilt and often worry that I'm not doing enough fun stuff with Jenson. The kid is easy to please and loves an hour at the park but sometimes I wish we had a car or more money for bigger adventures. Fortunately we had a couple of awesome days last… Continue reading Friday Favourites #40