Saying No to Perfect

Last week I picked up a book called ‘Present Over Perfect’ from my local library and read it in the space of one weekend. I can’t remember the last time I did this – but something about this particular book resonated with me deeply, and brought to the surface a lot of things I have…

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Reading, Watching, Listening to Lately – February 2017

With World Book Day on the horizon, it seems like a good opportunity to share what I’ve been reading in February, and if you’re a Mum like me, no doubt you’ll have found yourself scurrying around this week trying to figure out what to send your kids to school dressed up as on Thursday. We’re planning…

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Reading and Watching Lately – January 2017

One of the things I love about winter is the chance to spend evenings indoors catching up on reading, movies and television, and as someone known to rummage aimlessly around the library, bookstore or Amazon Prime listings in search of inspiration, I really enjoy picking up recommendations for books, films and TV shows on other…

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How to Make a Book Advent Calendar for Under £10

Now that we’re into December, our household’s Christmas countdown has officially begun, and instead of our usual choice of advent calendar I decided to do something a bit different for the kids this year and mark the countdown to Christmas Eve with 24 festive and winter themed books. This means that instead of opening that…

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My Ten Favourite Reads of 2016

I’ve always loved reading and well before it was trendy to be a bookworm I could be found loitering in the High School library indulging my passion for S.E Hinton (back in the days when you were just referred to as a swot). Thankfully these days book culture seems to be in fashion for people…

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