Book Reviews

If You Could Go Anywhere – Paige Toon

Synopsis - Angie has always wanted to travel. But at 29, she has still never left her small mining town in the Australian outback. When her grandmother passes away, Angie finally feels free to see the world – until she discovers a letter addressed to the father she never knew and is forced to question… Continue reading If You Could Go Anywhere – Paige Toon

Book Reviews

The Tap-Dancing Pigeon of Covent Garden – Serena Hassan

Synopsis: Pigeon has just flown the nest and must find his way in the world. He flies into Covent Garden and falls in love with an opera singer's voice which is when we discovers a passion for tap dancing! Suddenly he gets swept up by wind that spins him round and round and when he… Continue reading The Tap-Dancing Pigeon of Covent Garden – Serena Hassan

Book Reviews

The Ice Twins – S.K Tremayne

Synopsis: A year after one of their identical twin daughters, Lydia, dies in an accident, Angus and Sarah Moorcroft move to the tiny Scottish island Angus inherited from his grandmother, hoping to put together the pieces of their shattered lives. But when their surviving daughter, Kirstie, claims they have mistaken her identity—that she, in fact,… Continue reading The Ice Twins – S.K Tremayne

Book Reviews

Tales of Ramion – Frank Hinks

I was very kindly given 4 books from the series of Tales of Ramion to review.  The books are written by Frank Hinks, who had always dreamed of becoming a writer and once he had his 3 children he knew he'd always have someone to listen to his stories! His 3 children were the inspiration… Continue reading Tales of Ramion – Frank Hinks

Wedding Series

Finding my wedding dress!

I only went into a few Bridal shops before finding my dress, I tried on loads of different styles as I wasn't sure which style I'd want to go for. I've included photos of some dresses that I tried on... I had always loved Stella York's dresses and knew deep down that I'd go for… Continue reading Finding my wedding dress!


10 things I’ve learnt since becoming a pre-school Mum

Other Mums don't always like being spoken to at 8.30 in the morning My son is 'a lovely little boy' A piece of paper with one grain of rice stuck in the middle is something that I'm meant to keep School still smells like it did in the 90's Play Doh is a b*stard to… Continue reading 10 things I’ve learnt since becoming a pre-school Mum


An ode to Paw Patrol

Oh Paw Patrol I'd like to say, You truly are the best. You are there to totally rely on, When Mummy needs a rest. As soon as you come on the telly, The kids both stop and stare. Sometimes I wonder, would they notice, If Mummy wasn't there? Too busy watching those super pups, And… Continue reading An ode to Paw Patrol

Wedding Series

How I made my wedding table plan

When I was researching table plans for my wedding I couldn't believe how much companies were charging for them! I decided to make my own which I managed to do for not a lot of money. I bought a printer from Argos which was only £30. I bought a pack of white and brown card… Continue reading How I made my wedding table plan


How I use Zoflora

I have recently discovered Zoflora and I can't believe that I haven't used it before! I love how clean and germ free it makes my house feel and the smell around my home is gorgeous! It comes in about 17 different scents in concentrated form. You then either dilute it in water or use it… Continue reading How I use Zoflora

Wedding Series

How I made my hen party gift bags

As a little present for my friends and family on my hen weekend I put together little gift bags for them. I tried to make them reasonably cheap as I was making 11 of them and obviously had other wedding things to budget for. I ordered kraft paper gift bags online from The Works as… Continue reading How I made my hen party gift bags

Wedding Series

The one about my hen weekend

For my hen weekend myself, and 10 of my nearest and dearest went to a absolutely stunning house in Somerset called Fuzzy Orchard. We went for a weekend Friday-Monday in June (yes I know this blog post is very late!) We met at a local pub and all wore our hen do vest tops! we… Continue reading The one about my hen weekend

Days Out

Beauty & the Beast afternoon tea at Old Down Country Park

A few weeks ago me and Jonny went to Old Down Country Estate in Tockington, Bristol for a Beauty and the Beast afternoon tea. It was so nice to spend a few hours alone with out the kids and to be able to chat and not be interrupted was lovely (and to have a warm… Continue reading Beauty & the Beast afternoon tea at Old Down Country Park

Lifestyle, Motherhood

Guest Post: Working on your dream whilst raising children

Today on my blog I am very lucky to be publishing a guest post from 'Crime Writer of the Year 2016' Emelie Schepp. Emelie Schepp worked in marketing and publicity and raised her two children with her husband in Sweden before self-publishing her first crime novel Marked for Life. Marked for Life became a bestseller and in… Continue reading Guest Post: Working on your dream whilst raising children

Book Reviews

The Original Ginny Moon | Book Review

When I was asked to review Ginny Moon I was very excited to get stuck into a new book. I haven't reviewed a book before so forgive me if this post isn't on top form but I am delighted to be able to give my thoughts about the book to you all. The book is… Continue reading The Original Ginny Moon | Book Review

Wedding Series

Choosing our wedding stationary

The lovely Georgia at Tree of Hearts has kindly provided a discount code for my readers to use online! Just use katylou10 to receive 10% discount on your order! Now that we had decided on a theme for our wedding it was time to think about wedding stationary. We wanted to keep it within the hessian… Continue reading Choosing our wedding stationary

Wedding Series

Choosing our wedding theme

With my Wedding only being 4 months away now I am spending a lot of my time doing planning and ticking things off of my to do list. I wanted to blog along the way with a wedding series, I haven't managed to blog until now so there will be an influx of wedding series… Continue reading Choosing our wedding theme

Wedding Series

We are engaged!

Me and Jonny got engaged in February 2016 we were on a family holiday at Centre Parcs in Longleat. Me and Jonny had spoke about weddings, considering we already had Alfie and I was pregnant with Lacey it seemed weird not to want to get married! Me and J tell each other everything and aren't… Continue reading We are engaged!