Hallway DIY


A couple of months ago I wrote this post about how I wanted to get stuck into more DIY around the house. I attended one of B&Q’s You Can Do It Workshops and was really impressed. For just £10 I got a 3 hour workshop teaching the basics of drilling walls and putting up shelves, mirrors and pictures. Better still you can go on these courses for free if you sign up to the B&Q Club. (more…)

Aoife – 2 years & 3 months

aoife pic 1Smiley and happy // Monkey gets a go on the swing // Sleeping face // Staying cool in the sun

I’ve been meaning to start documenting more of Aoife’s day-to-day life for some time now. She’s growing up at an incredible rate and it’s hard to believe that she’s not my little baby anymore.


Egg Carton Lunch Box

Egg Box Lunch Box

Since I made these egg carton games a couple of weeks ago I’ve been keeping hold of my egg boxes rather than recycling them. I saw this cute idea for a kids lunch box on Pinterest and decided to make my own version. It’s not quite as nifty as I didn’t have the individual plastic egg cups to put in it so instead I just lined the carton with some tin foil. (more…)

Strawberry & Mint Soda

strawberry and mint sparkling water drink recipeI am a massive fan of sparkling water (or soda water) and can go through 7 or 8 bottles a week! The blandness can get a bit boring though so I’m trying out different ways to jazz it up. Living in Kent we’re tripping over strawberries at this time of year so what better way to liven up water than with a hint of strawberry and mint.  (more…)

Calling In Sick!

out sick


Hello! Apologies that the blog has been a bit quiet for the last few days but I’ve got a horrid stomach bug. It’s taking all my energy to look after Aoife but hopefully I’ll be as right as rain by the weekend and back with lots of posts!

Ciara xxx