Anyone that knows me knows that I love to chat, drink coffee and eat cake. I do a little bit of exercise but only ‘fun’ stuff like Zumba and Aqua-Aerobics (sometimes known as ‘sitting in the steam room’). So when Arbonne launched their Phytosport range of plant-powered Sports Nutrition products, I didn’t get particularly excited about… Continue reading Get Your Skates On!
I have spent the last four years disguising tomatoes, concealing carrots and being surreptitious with celery, all in the name of giving my youngest child her five-a-day. She is a veritable heathen when it comes to her diet. Give her a plate of sausages or a beef burger and she’ll love you forever, try to… Continue reading Eat your Greens… and reds, yellows and blues!
You may recall that I read Gretchen Rubin’s ‘Happiness Project’ over the summer? Well it made a real impression on me. I had no sooner unpacked the suitcases than I was re-packing bag after bag of unnecessary, unwanted, ill-fitting and unworn clothing. How on earth I allowed my wardrobe to get in that state, I… Continue reading Tidy House…
Wow! What a summer. I may have failed miserably at being a consistent and prolific blogger, but I have managed to achieve some pretty big life goals. This has been the first summer that I have had my children all to myself, at home, with no childcare. The thought of it would have terrified me… Continue reading Summer of fun
As I lie under the shade of the cabana at our beautiful hotel in Palma, I know I should be thinking about my next cocktail. It’s 6.30pm and I have my beautiful sleeping bear next to me. It’s the ideal time to sip my favourite aperol spritz. But I’m just not interested. So what on… Continue reading Happiness is…
The training has finally begun… I have been in denial far too long. My ankles are covered in blisters and my legs are aching, but on the plus side I think I might have caught the sun. I have to come to terms with the fact that in 5 weeks time I am hiking 25… Continue reading Marathon Mummy..?
The last time I felt the need to write, snow was on the ground and it was dark by 4 o’clock. I’m not exactly sure what happened between then and now but I am sitting by the window in a sleeveless top at half past five in the afternoon, listening to the sweet sound of birdsong… Continue reading I looked up and it was May