Review: Messy Me Oil Cloth Splash Mat

Good morning fellow mamas (and dadas!) This year, we’ve really been focussing on Lily eating by herself with her own fork and spoon. I think she was approaching her first birthday when we moved on to metal toddler cutlery and we’ve always followed a mixture of baby-led weaning together with traditional purees and mashes when she was younger. She basically…

Fun In The Sun – Living Arrows #3

Hello cupcakes, Well, you can’t say that summer hasn’t well and truly arrived now can you? I don’t do well in the heat, I’ll be honest. Hayfever, sunburn, feeling sick – I’m a sensitive soul when it comes to that big yellow thing in the sky and this week I’ve been feeling a little ‘precious’ although if it buggered off…

First Swim In The Ocean – #MySundayPhoto

Morning sleepyheads! Whilst you read this, Lily and I will probably be swimming and splashing at our Puddle Ducks lesson or taking the gorgeous walk through the nature reserve back home from the pool. Talking of swimming, today’s photograph was taken last week in Formby and was Lily’s first time swimming in the ocean. Wow, I was so proud of…

Toddler lookbook: Sweet Peanut organic clothes

Good morning petals, Today I’m talking about baby clothes. You know, toddler clobber and playtime prints? I was recently introduced to a beautifully-made, no-fuss brand of organic cotton clothes for little bambinos that goes by the name of Sweet Peanut. You might not of heard of them? They hail from across the pond but their biannual collections are available in…

Puddle Ducks Swimming Classes: Lesson #5 + Catch-Up Lesson (#6)

Good evening gorgeous people, Sorry I haven’t been able to post about our swimming lessons sooner but we’ve been having trouble with our Wi-Fi this week. Booo! So we’re already up to our fifth and sixth lessons with Puddle Ducks this week which includes a catch-up class that we took earlier on (last Thursday) at the Shaw Hill Golf Club in…

Packing For A Festival: What To Take, Where To Get It & Top Tips

Hello guys and gals, Today I am starting to get super excited because we’re finally on our two-week countdown to Download Festival 2016. It’s come around so quickly this year! I desperately need to get organised and start buying all of the extra things and outdoor gear that we need and pack it all up ready to go for our early…