Baby on a Budget – Charity Shops and Facebook

Before we had Lily, we had a ‘baby fund’ of money that we saved from our earnings and from selling stuff we didn’t want/use on Facebook and eBay.  This, coupled with help and gifts from generous family and friends, meant that we were able to buy everything that we thought we needed for her brand new.  We’ve since discovered that…

A Rainy Day At Home With Lily

Well, it seems that wherever you were in the UK today, you had your fair share of rain! We had drizzles and downpours for 99% of the day and I didn’t particularly mind as I had no plans and I love listening to the quiet, calming pitter-patter of the raindrops. I just wish that Mike had been home with us…

Spotify For Babies

Music is a BIG deal in our house. Michael and I prefer rock/heavy metal (although we’re both open to anything that’s worth listening to), we go to a few music festivals every year and lots of gigs, we buy music magazines and our CD collection is huge! Nowadays, it’s all about Spotify/YouTube and our CDs are just collecting dust (I…

How To Make Your Own Baby Wipes

To cut down on your expenses, why not try making your own baby wipes? It’s quick and easy to do and for example, this week, I’ve managed to make 280 baby wipes for around about £2.00. The kitchen roll I’ve used is 2 rolls of 70 sheets, when divided in two this makes a total of 280 wipes. motherhood… The…

10 TIPS THAT MIGHT HELP YOU SURVIVE THE FIRST 10 WEEKS OF MOTHERHOOD…

This was my first ever post back when my little girl, Lily, was just 10 weeks old and I was completely new to motherhood. It is still one of my very favourite posts and one that I’m proud of as it’s an honest and (I hope!) helpful guide of what those first weeks are like (or were for me, anyway!) OK.…