Glamping in the UK with Somerset Yurts

Inside: Our glamping experience in the UK, a gifted trip with Somerset Yurts I never saw myself as a camping enthusiast, having never been as a child to have my own fond memories. But after our experience last year (albeit a very wet and windy one) has made me appreciate the freedom that comes with an outdoors holiday. I’ve eased …

3 Easy dairy-free dessert ideas

Inside: 3 of our favourite dairy-free dessert ideas Over the last 6 years, I have tried lots of different dairy free recipes but these are easy and toddler-friendly. I also enjoyed them myself when I was dairy-free while I breastfed my son. Chocolate Brownies I may or may not have eaten a whole tray of these to myself at one …

What women never talk about

I mean there are a few things women don’t talk about, but pushing haemorrhoids and weak pelvic floors aside, I want to talk about periods. Not the physical side, I’m sure by now we all have that under control (although side note: I want to try those period pants – have you tried them?) but the mental side and the …

Life lately: June 2019

Once again it has been far too long since I did a little update. I blame Instagram. Once upon a time you had to wait to hear any updates from anyone, wait to see photos from their holiday or wait to hear big news. These days everything is uploaded in real-time via stories, leaving the blog dusty and neglected. Do …

It’s not a mid-life crisis, it’s a liberation!

I’ve always joked that if my husband has a mid-life crisis and leaves me, I’ll kill him. It has always seemed like an unforgivable offence – some crazy hormonal phase that turns people from normal functioning adults into leather jacket-wearing, tattoo-bearing, Porsche drivers (bit like Ian Beale did in 2009 – anyone else remember that?) And believe me, from someone …

Taking time to be me – Flea Retreat 2019

Inside: My experience at the Flea Retreat and how I have found clarity It’s taken me all week to process my weekend away in Aberystwyth for this year’s Flea Retreat. I went last year (wrote about it here) and this year lived up to expectations! In fact, I’d go as far as saying it exceeded them. You may not be …