My Monday Quote – when less is not more!


  I guess its a good sign that I have spent every spare moment this weekend planting. It was a busy weekend anyway with arrangements which is a good job given that at least 15 more pots have been added to our tiny garden. Clearly my house rule of less is more,  has been completely ignored in the garden ha!       Thank you Becky for hosting!   Thank you Mac for hosting!.. Read More

My Monday Quote – Feel the Fear!


  A recent twitter conversation reminded me of this quote, I think it was in connection with going self hosted on my blog – it was a big deal for this technophobe. I read the Susan Jeffers book many years ago and I think, a lot it went over my head at the time. However, I adopted this mantra and have applied it many times. Job Changes, school changes, house moves and career.. Read More

My Captured Moment #18

    My Captured Moment was taken last Sunday on the roof terrace of our holiday accommodation. I love to take pictures but I am far less happy in front of the camera. However, this particular morning the eldest had invested in a new ‘selfie stick’, her last one having been stolen at uni – students! We had an hilarious morning of her taking pictures all over the place including in the car… Read More

Five on Friday!

I am joining with Amy from Love Made My Home for her Five On Friday again this week. This is five things that have made me happy this week – I  have not got out and about very much! One   This is the view that I get to admire from my desk, every day. Now I appreciate that it might not be everyone’s cup of tea but I consider Liverpool to be.. Read More

My love affair with all things Liz Earle!

I started a new job last week and all anyone wants to talk to me about is my skin care.  It seems that I don’t look old enough to be a mum to Ms Glade, who knew?!? So I thought, if I am sharing my skin care routine with all and sundry in Liverpool’s business district, that I really ought to be revealing all to you. This is not a sponsored post ha!.. Read More

The A – Z of me!

I was recently nominated by the very funny, Sarah from Run, Jump Scrap for the A- Z of me. I like reading these sorts of blog things because it’s a chance to find out a bit more about the person behind the posts. However, I have really struggled with it! So I apologise in advance for some of my tentative links ha! Here we go then, The A-Z of me: A is for Apple Trees,.. Read More

50 Things That Make Me Happy! #5

I was tagged by the lovely Aby at You Baby Me Mummy to take part in the ’50 things that make me happy’ quiz. I was delighted to be included – thank you Aby x I do a ‘What made me happy this week’ list,  but like Aby, this gave me the chance to think more generally.     Here’s my list; 1. Smiley Daughters 2. Coffee 3. Sunshine 4. Baking 5. Dog walks.. Read More