It's just over a week until littlest first birthday (let's just pause on that for a moment, wow, I'm like where has the last year gone but also, wow almost 365 days without more than a few hours sleep - pretty sure it's now 50% coffee 50% wine in my veins and not in fact … Continue reading Second Child Syndrome – The Struggle Is Real!
I've been a bit lacking in the old activity front with the boys lately. After the various Christmas crafts in the lead up, we then actually had to get on with erm, Christmas itself. Shopping, visiting, playing, cleaning up you know the drill. Followed by H starting nursery again in the new year, I feel … Continue reading Sarah Said That Reviews : Mud and Bloom
New Year's eve. You're here again my friend. Reminding me yet another year has come and gone, and I swear I say this every time but this year really really has flown by in the blink of an eye! This time last year I was heavily pregnant with L, about to embark on potty training … Continue reading This New Year I’m giving myself an honour!
I'm sipping coffee (now lukewarm, standard) whilst the boys are finally asleep, looking back on the 'me' from 2 months ago. Boy I was happy in my little super-mama bubble, thinking 'Yeah I've got this!' The kids were entertained with lots of activities, the house was relatively clean, washing pile was reasonable and dinner was … Continue reading BPML (Baby Proof My Life)
Yes, it's definitely that time of year. There's no mistaking it. Christmas. The department store ads have commenced their battle, lights are up in town, and my inbox is awash with temping offers and discounts way before Black Friday is even on the horizon. Are you like me and leave even thinking about Christmas presents … Continue reading My Alternative Christmas Gift Guide for the Super Mama Who’d Rather Be Drinking Gin…
It's that time of year again. The annual celebration of when Mr. S and I thought it was a good idea to have one of those little people who drain your bank accounts, patience and your will to live! My eldest child's birthday. I don't care what anyone says, moving house, new job; yeah they're … Continue reading Ain’t No Party Like a (Mrs) S Club Party
When Monica suggested to Chandler that they make their anniversary presents, of course, she didn't anticipate how hard it was gonna be (everyone loves a Friends reference, so I hope I haven't lost you here already...) But fear not, here's a relatively cheap and easy idea on how to make an awesome birthday or Christmas … Continue reading THE ONE WHERE WE DECIDED TO MAKE THE BIRTHDAY PRESENT…
Just so you know, I'm currently sobbing into my phone writing this blog post because I've been back from our little sunny holiday over a week, the memories are fading as fast as my tan, and writing this will only serve to remind me it's going to be at least a year until our next … Continue reading SARAH SAID THAT ON TOUR: The Great British Package Holiday
I've been a bit blog-awol of recent. Many reasons including continuous holiday prep (see previous blog!) and a teething 7 month old. But the majority of my time, energy, wine and will to live lately has been used up on my eldest monkey AND I'M BLOODY EXHAUSTED!!! Many of you reading this will know me, … Continue reading ‘WILD CHILD’
Just a quick one from me today so we can all get back to the much more important task of drinking our Friday wine... So this week marked the start of the new school year for many of us out there. Friends who are teachers are returning to the classroom after a fun-filled summer and … Continue reading (Not Going) Back To School