Tips for taking great family photo’s

I love photographing my daughters, I mean if you have ever looked at my blog you will know that! I tend to be the one behind the camera rather than in front. I feel like I have come along way since I first found an interest in photography so I thought it would be fun to share some of the things I have learnt along the way about capturing photos of the kids. Snap in the moment – Not all gorgeous photo’s are taken on a big expensive camera, you can get some amazing shots on your everyday devices and…

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Season Changes – Turning Autumnal

Although summer is my favourite season, autumn comes in as a close second and is definitely my favourite in terms of colour’s and styling. I love the warmth of autumn, seeing those earthy tones all around, being able to layer up, lighting candles in the evening’s and getting cosy under piles of huge blankets. My bedroom has recently undergone a little bit of a make over – at long last. On the walls we went for a pale pink that has a nice grey under tone to it. I love this shade; I am someone who usually steers away from colour…

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Mid-week microwave meals

Cooking is a real love of mine; I feel relaxed in the kitchen and I really enjoy spending time creating a delicious meal for my family. Now that the girls are at school and nursery throughout the week I don’t always have an hour to spend prepping and cooking. My Panasonic microwave oven has become a real mid week saver for quick after school dishes. When you hear microwave meal everyone think’s of ready meals and assume it’s unhealthy I am going to share with you 5 very simple mid week microwave meals that are some of our favourites. Eggs;…

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A New Dress From Angel & Rocket

Shopping for the girls is so much more fun than shopping for myself; they love prints and colour which is far more exciting than my uniform of grey/black t-shirt and jeans! I love finding new brands and exploring new clothing ranges for them. Angel & Rocket is my most recent discovery, I adore their fun prints and unique designs that you don’t see anywhere else. They very kindly sent Lottie their beautiful Cat Scuba Dress; it looks so beautiful on her that I got ever so slightly snap happy. She was so excited by her pretty new frock and couldn’t wait to try…

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A Chocolate Buffet At The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel

I am a self confessed chocoholic. I love the stuff whether it’s morning noon or night to me it is always a good time for chocolate. So when I was invited to attend a chocolate buffet at the Cottonwood Boutique Hotel in Bournemouth recently it was a no brainer. A chocolate buffet is my idea of heaven and I couldn’t think of anywhere I would rather be on a Sunday afternoon. The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel hold this special chocolate buffet once a month and it is definitely worth a visit if you are as big of a chocolate fan as I…

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