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No clothes shopping challenge – how I’m getting on two months in

I’ll be honest. When I started my no shopping challenge back in January, I didn’t actually think I’d make it this far. Over two months have now passed, and I’ve bought no new clothes … I’m amazed at myself! And what’s even more amazing is that apart from one little wobble, I’m not missing shopping Read More

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Our week at Eurocamp Holiday Green: What to do on site and where to visit

Waking up on our first morning at the Eurocamp Holiday Green parc in the south of France, I felt a combination of excitement and nerves. I don’t know if it’s normal, but between the day we book a holiday and actually getting there, I worry that we didn’t make the right choice of location or Read More

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Behind the scenes of a hen party in Budapest

Picture the scene. A hen party in Budapest … 11 women, 10 wearing groom-to-be masks, one dressed as Christina Aguilera, complete with two-tone wig and genie’s lamp, and a beer bike loaded with more alcohol than I naively thought a stag do of the same size would struggle to get through.  Budapest is a city Read More

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What the Boys Wore: My favourite independent children’s clothes brands

Over the past four years I’ve developed a love of children’s clothes, and looking for outfits in quirky and different designs. I was so worried when our eldest son was born that we’d be stuck buying dark colours with dinosaurs and tractors as the only choice of print. Not that there’s anything wrong with dinosaurs, Read More

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Win a family ticket to Swansea Grand Theatre pantomime Cinderella

If you’d told me as a teenage Steps fan that I’d one day be watching H sing Tragedy on stage at the Swansea Grand Theatre pantomime, I never would have believed you. But there he was, last Friday night starring in Cinderella with half the audience on their feet joining in with the dance moves. Read More