Whoever invented Mother’s Day…

Whoever invented Mother’s Day…

  …deserves breakfast in bed. In the optimistic hope that you are going to be treated like royalty this weekend, allow me to offer you my musings on the whole Mother’s Day business from the early days of the blog… There is a phrase that I mutter to...

How I cope with toy clutter

This is a picture of my son, doing what he loves to do – fluffle his mummy’s hair. He has done this ever since he developed fine motor skills. When he was smaller, he used to do it while feeding. Some babies need a blanket or soft toy, my boy needed a handful of...

Snaps vs.snappy

  I recently wrote a guest blog post for my Twitter friend Jo Belfield on the subject of photography, (Jo creates beautiful photos for a living). I believe that having your favourite photos on display in your home can be a great antidote to the housework blues. So,...
For the non-bedmakers (like me…)

For the non-bedmakers (like me…)

  What if….? I am not a natural-born bedmaker. When I see an unmade bed, I am not overwhelmed with an urge to make it. I am more often overwhelmed with an urge to go into another room. However, I do admit to a slight blip of happiness when I see a beautifully...
How sweet is your home?

How sweet is your home?

The ‘Not Enough Hours In The Day’ Trilogy – Part II As a race, we humans have always had self-maintenance work to do. It’s part of survival. If you’re alive, it goes with the territory. So why, with all the modern advancements at our disposal, do we struggle to find...

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