“You are always so busy! How do you fit it all in?” People say this to me A LOT. Other mums even, ones who work full-time just like I do. It does kind of spin me out, I thought we were all just fantastical super mums, excelling at doing as much as we fucking … Read More about Time Management For Working Mums
So many people have commented to me over the years about the way I pre-make a week’s worth of lunches for my family. Everyone seems to be in one of 2 camps: A) Why does she do that?! or, B) How does she do that?! The fact is, the why came about just like any … Read More about My Exact Lunch Prep System
I just had a very emotional conversation with my 12yr old about cleaning her room. Like ridiculous emotional. Not just an “I’m not doing it” type of blatant statement but more of a back-of-hand on the forehead “Oh, the pain! It’s just too much to bear” type of thing. Honestly. I think my eyes were … Read More about Why You Need To Ignore The Big Picture
Growing up in a big family, my house was far from perfect. It was always clean and always tidy and there was always food on the table, but it was never a place you were likely to see in Home Beautiful. I think my mum got used to embracing the craziness that came with bringing up … Read More about Why Don’t You Just Say Yes?
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Its June. Almost “properly” winter (depending on where you live at least). It’s a time that gets half of us thinking “Wow, June already? Where has the year gone!?” and the other half saying things like “Crap! two weeks till tax time – where the hell is all my paperwork?”. June is when most of … Read More about How To Be Organised at Tax Time
With Mothers’ Day fast approaching I’m sharing with you the ultimate lunchbox for Foodie Mums. If your mum is anything like me, she loves a good kitchen gadget and this Vaya Tyffyn is the latest & greatest in lunchboxes for stylish mamas. What Is It? The Vaya Tyffyn is a modern take on a … Read More about The Ultimate Lunchbox for Foodie Mums
When thinking about a start up or wanting to turn your hobby into an income stream, you will need advice on what do and the best way to do it. As someone who’s been through this before I can tell you every man and his dog will give you their views on what they think you should do. There is so much information out there it can be really overwhelming & frustrating and scary to think of exactly what SHOULD be done.My advice as someone who’s dabbled in small and online business is to just start. No matter if you are writing a book, selling on Etsy or setting up a stall to sell candles at your local market – you can’t let the information overload stop you from getting going. Mistakes will most definitely be made but that’s how you learn. There will never be a perfect time to start – you just have to jump in.Research is necessary, and I’ve listed my personal favourite books that should definitely be on your bedside table if you are serious about starting a small business.
Today, March 20th is the International Day of Happiness. What a perfectly good excuse to think about what makes you happy. Is happiness really a state of mind? Thanks (not) to the power of technology & media, we are constantly barraged with the hate, grief and catastrophe happening all over the world. Due to this … Read More about What Makes You Happy?
God I love spending my weekends washing & cleaning (said NO.ONE.EVER.) There are 2 main things that must be done each and every day to keep your house running smoothly. Find out why my house marches on dishes & laundry. I’ve done loads of research on the subject – trying to find the best, quickest … Read More about My house marches on dishes and laundry