The boys made smoothies

The boys made smoothies

Sunday’s should always be for lazing around and having long breakfasts. Last Sunday, my boys were up early, and because we had a large stock of fruit in the fridge from strawberry picking in the…

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Countryside Adventures

Countryside Adventures

One of the perks of living away from family is that you get to go and visit them. And luckily for us, our family (most specifically Dann’s parents) live in very places.  We keep our…

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Thank You Notes #5 – The Woodlands Edition

Thank You Notes #5 – The Woodlands Edition

I can’t be the only one who is a little dismayed that the summer is basically over – although I am pretty excited for Autumn, because we know I LOVE autumn!  This summer has been…

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Cake and The Birthday Thief

Cake and The Birthday Thief

Is there anything better in life than a really good book and a hot cup of tea? Well as an adult, not much beats that chilled out feeling of zoning out with a great story. …

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City strolling with Cosatto

City strolling with Cosatto

Ok so you may have noticed that as a family we like to get out and about?! Fortunately for us we live in an area with the biggest mix of places to go, including Southampton…

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Strawberry Picking

Strawberry Picking

I think it’s a blogger’s summer rite of passage to get themselves to a ‘pick your own’ so obviously we had to go and have a visit to our local farm.  Luckily for us Pickwell…

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Lights, camera, action – capturing kids on the move!

Lights, camera, action – capturing kids on the …

One of the perils of being a parent to a toddler is that they’re constantly on the move, which can make photographing them somewhat tricky.  We all want photos of our little ones to look…

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The tale of a teething toddler – and how you can help yours

The tale of a teething toddler – and …

If you’re a parent or have been close to a parent of a child, you will undoubtedly have heard some complaints about teething. Teething is a pain… in the mouth, and the head for parents.…

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How we renovated our garden for under 1k

How we renovated our garden for under 1…

We’ve been in our house now for just over two years, and to be honest have done quite a bit of work transforming it into a place we love that suits us as a family.…

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Why Hampshire is Home

Why Hampshire is Home

I moved to Southampton in September 2008 to start studying for my Journalism degree. A little known fact, Dann actually moved down to Southampton in June 2009 so we could move in together. Since then,…

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