Keeping children safe online

To think when I was the same age as my daughters I had never used the internet! It was when I was in one of my final years at primary school that our classroom got one computer! It was a huge thing with terrible graphics but it was so exciting. Now my daughters have all the latest tech readily available to them at home and school, it’s brilliant. I used to have to nip to the local library for books on school topics but the answers for them are a mere google on the tablet away. The internet has brought…

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Blogging Conferences – What Do I Get From Them?

Last weekend I was up in London for a few fun events! The first was with Channel Mum to celebrate the launch of their brand new make up courses with Benefit. Second was the Next Blogger Network event and lastly was Britmums Live. I came home on the Sunday feeling shattered but completely pumped and excited about blogging and vlogging again. There has been a lot of mix reviews about Britmums Live this year; I will say I had a great time. Britmums kind of has a special meaning to me (as sad as this sounds) When I first started…

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Finishing Touches and why I can’t finish them..

Redecorating is hard graft. I recently discovered this when redoing our bedroom. My home felt like chaos for days as furniture scatted the hall way and then process seemed to be never ending it was always a case of oh we will need to replace this or this won’t match now. It is finally (after a few weeks and maybe a tantrum or two) taking shape and the idea I had in my head is coming to life, I love the way it is looking with the blush pinks and greys tying in beautifully. If you’re anything like me you’ll agree…

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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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Top Tips for Wannabe Wine Connoisseurs

So you think you know a lot about wine? Hopefully you’ll learn a thing or two from this article. Being a wine connoisseur requires sharp senses as well as an informed mind. To be a true expert, you have bridge the gap between theory and practice and learn a little about everything concerning the wonderful world of oenology. Whether you want to gauge your wine knowledge or learn some new tricks, you should enjoy the following pointers. The Most Popular Wine Related Smartphone App If you haven’t tried the app that’s taken the wine world by storm, it’s called Vivino then…

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