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Conflicted

Conflicted

Let me preface this post with a trigger warning . I would hate to think that in trying to come to terms with my feelings, i inadvertently hurt someone else. I feel conflicted today. Today ma…
A well needed Tuesday time out

A well needed Tuesday time out

Why must Christmas be so busy? I've been swamped the last couple of days so not had any time to get my craft on and i totally forgot about Blogmas - Mia Culpa! I quite smugly completed …
Grinch Hot Chocolate

Grinch Hot Chocolate

"The Grinch hated Christmas!  The whole Christmas season!  Now, please don't ask why. No one quite knows the reason.  It could be his head wasn't screwed on just right.  It could b…
A glimpse at my Christmas tree

A glimpse at my Christmas tree

Lots of my pictures on Instagram recently have had my Christmas tree in the background, and it made me think ... maybe I should share with you all some of my decorations cause my tree is A…
Malteser Fudge

Malteser Fudge

Christmas time. It seems like its all go go and when you finally get a chance to chill out, you get some unexpected guests. Personally for me, i hate when i have a surprise visitor and i h…
Top 5 Family Christmas Films

Top 5 Family Christmas Films

During winter in Scotland you are pretty much guaranteed at least 80% of the time its going to be too cold/rainy/generally miserable to go outside. That's when watching a Christmas film…
Making new traditions

Making new traditions

I grew up in the 90's when the spice girls dominated the world and Blockbuster video was king. When we were younger Christmas was a BIG deal! I remember it being about family with the …
The start of Blogmas 2017

The start of Blogmas 2017

As you've probably noticed. I've been a bit sporadic with my blogging recently. It's been really hard trying to juggle home life, my store and my blog. I've always had so ma…
Our Disneyland Trip - Day One

Our Disneyland Trip - Day One

Some people may or may not know i am a HUGE Disney fan! I would call it an addiction except that makes it sound bad when the reality is i just live and breathe that damn mouse lol. This yea…
The death of Halloween is coming

The death of Halloween is coming

The world is pretty on edge at the moment. Between all the madness in America that has stemmed from the election of Donald Trump to the ISIS terrorist attacks that seems to be no-where clos…
Halloween Bark

Halloween Bark

Have you seen those gorgeous slabs of chocolate with the weird and wonderful flavours like chili or beetroot. They always look amazing but a little to adventurous for my taste buds. So whi…
Syn Free Mince Bolognese

Syn Free Mince Bolognese

Sometimes its really hard to make meals for the full family that are both Syn free and something everyone will eat. One big winner for us is mince bolognese which is so versatile and can be…
Top 5 Horror Movies

Top 5 Horror Movies

Although I don’t tend to restrict my horror movie consumption to only October (I’m a year round ghoul). There are many people who like to get their spook on during the Halloween season. S…
Art verses Reality

Art verses Reality

I've been thinking about this for a few days now and its compelled me to write a post as i am genuinely curious about other peoples opinions. Is it possible to appreciate art, knowing t…
Breakfast Cups

Breakfast Cups

Now that the schools are back, it's kind of nice getting into our routine again. As much as I enjoy a long lie, it adds so many more hours to my day getting up, eating breakfast with A…
Mental Health - Self Care guide.

Mental Health - Self Care guide.

So I'm still trying to get back into the swing of blogging again. To be honest I'm quite peeved that i have abandoned it so recently. But that's one of the draw backs of having…
Leave out all the rest

Leave out all the rest

Nine days ago an article popped up on my Facebook news feed. Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park had taken his own life aged 41. I was gutted. I hurt for the memories i had growi…
Watercolour Postcards

Watercolour Postcards

I love to paint. I first learnt about the different mediums when i was at school and since then i have always had some form of paint project on the go at any one time. But for those of you …
Fat Quarter Book Reviews

Fat Quarter Book Reviews

I have a bit of an addiction when it comes to fabric. I have stacks of the stuff in many shades, lengths and weights. I have piles of charm packs and meters of patterned prints but my favou…
Big Girl - You are beautiful

Big Girl - You are beautiful

I'm in a bad mood. Purely because I'm so fed up made to feel ugly just because i am a plus size woman. I've been trying to lose weight. I have been working out but doing so in j…
Tweens, the birds and the bees

Tweens, the birds and the bees

I remember a night where Agent M was a wee baby, full of colic and constipation, screaming his little lungs out - and I thought this is the hardest part of parenting. I remember a day in …
Chocolate Krispie Nests

Chocolate Krispie Nests

Agent M is getting older and i know there will come a time when he doesn't want to hang with his Mama as much so until then I'm enjoying our time together. That's one of the rea…
Its ok not to do it all

Its ok not to do it all

I’ve been kinda not well this last week and I feel like it’s been self-inflicted. I’ve been in go go go mode pretty much since just before Christmas and I’ve not really had the chance to un…
Boobies - Friend or Foe

Boobies - Friend or Foe

First off i want to advise this post comes with a Trigger Warning . So as you may have noticed i have been off line for a while. I felt i had to as i was having a really rough time and i di…