20 Creative Date Ideas

Dating is hard enough at the best of times, let alone when you are trying to come up with something different to the cinema or dinner. We tend to stick to the safe options to begin with, which can go one of two ways – they either help you relax and get to know one

10 Books to Read – #Blogtober17 Day 14

I’ve always been told I have too many books, ever since I can remember. I don’t know what this phrase means…it makes no sense to me. Too many books?! Impossible! I recently decided I had too little space to store my beautiful collection of books, so decided to pass some on to charity in the hope that others

#Blogtober17 Day 11 Kitchen gadgets

10 Weird and Wonderful Kitchen Gadgets Nobody Really Needs – #Blogtober17 Day 11

**This post contains affiliate links** Ahhhhh kitchen gadgets. Everyone owns at least one that they don’t really use, and in many kitchens they are taking up valuable cupboard and counter space. Every year there are more and more gadgets invented that we don’t really need, but which make life a whole lot more fun. Some

#Blogtober17 Day 9 10 Ice Cream Recipes

10 Scrummy Ice Cream Recipes – #Blogtober17 Day 9

“You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream!”   Who’s with me?! I love ice cream, it’s awesome at any time of year. For dessert when you go out for a meal, as a comfort food at home, as a treat on holiday…there is no end of excuses to eat it! One of

Blogtober Day 8 5 Themed Holidays for Geeks

5 Themed Holiday for Geeks – #Blogtober17 Day 8

The idea of a themed holiday is becoming ever more popular, and they are a fantastic way to do something you love whilst exploring somewhere new! And even if you’ve been before, there’s always new and exciting elements to discover! I’m not the kind of person that gets much out of an all inclusive holiday

The Handmaid’s Tale – Is It Really Too Graphic?

On Sunday night, I watched the first episode of The Handmaid’s Tale on Channel 4. Oh. My. God. Fantastic! I’m seeing so many comments and articles at the moment about the show being horrifying, chilling, and too graphic. Really?! The entire premise of the story is that in a dystopian future the majority of women

Rediscovering an Old Love

I have recently rediscovered an old love – reading. I never lost my love of reading per se, I simply forgot about it. I stopped giving it my full attention, and it sort of dwindled into almost nothingness. Reading was something I picked up again last year as a form of self-care. I would take

Toddler T’s Top 10 Reads

Seeing as World Book Day is just around the corner, I decided this was the best time to do a round-up of Toddler T’s favourite books. He has loved a good story since he was very little (we started reading to him as a newborn) although he currently has so much energy that he can’t

The Day I Fell Down The Toilet

The Day I Fell Down The Toilet is a hilarious poem by Steve Turner. I had his book of poetry as a kid, and it never failed to make me giggle. I remember one time me and a couple of friends read it out at Church during one of their kids entertainment services, an it