Books · Reviews

Book Review: Summer at the Comfort Food Cafe By Debbie Johnson

Synopsis The Comfort Food Cafe is perched on a windswept clifftop at what feels like the edge of the world, serving up the most delicious cream teas; beautifully baked breads, and carefully crafted cupcakes. For tourists and locals alike, the ramshackle cafe overlooking the beach is a beacon of laughter, companionship, and security – a… Continue reading Book Review: Summer at the Comfort Food Cafe By Debbie Johnson

Days Out, Events & Holiday's · Reviews

Days Out: New Lanark Mills World Heritage Site, Scotland

New Lanark is an 18th Century mill village situated less than an hours drive from the Scottish cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Built alongside the picturesque River Clyde it’s one of Scotland’s six UNESCO World Heritage sites, boasting a popular visitor attraction and much more besides. It’s history is widely known thanks to the revolutionary… Continue reading Days Out: New Lanark Mills World Heritage Site, Scotland

Parenting · Personal

Starting School: Where Has The Time Gone?

Last week I received confirmation. The words there in black and white telling me which school our little man has been allocated to attend in September. Even though I have known for the past (almost) five years that this day was on the horizon I genuinely can’t believe my baby boy will be starting school… Continue reading Starting School: Where Has The Time Gone?

Kids · Reviews

Review: Squidgydoodle Superhero Adventure Craft & Sensory Box

I have always really enjoyed getting crafty with the kids, there’s nothing better on a day when we are at a loose end than to get the creative juices flowing. Quite often though when the crafting mood takes hold I find that we are missing something we need and end up having to make a… Continue reading Review: Squidgydoodle Superhero Adventure Craft & Sensory Box

Books · Reviews

Book Review: Sunshine at the Comfort Food Cafe by Debbie Johnson

Synopsis Come to the Comfort Food Café this spring for sunshine, smiles and plenty of truly scrumptious lemon drizzle cake. My name is Willow Longville. I live in a village called Budbury on the stunning Dorset coast with my Mum Lynnie, who sometimes forgets who I am. I’m a waitress at the Comfort Food Café,… Continue reading Book Review: Sunshine at the Comfort Food Cafe by Debbie Johnson

Parenting

You Don’t Have To Be SuperMum!

Whilst becoming a new parent is of course the most joyous and wonderful experience it can also be a very daunting time too - with each pregnancy, birth and baby being completely unique it’s easy to see why! Your new baby doesn’t arrive with an instruction booklet tucked neatly under their arm – although it… Continue reading You Don’t Have To Be SuperMum!

Reviews

Review: Oi Doris The Typewriter Artist

I have always been passionate about art and in awe all artist’s abilities, despite not being particularly talented myself! I studied Art History at A Level and ever since have enjoyed visiting galleries and exhibitions of works in a wide variety of styles, however I have never come across anything quite like the work of… Continue reading Review: Oi Doris The Typewriter Artist

Books · Kids · Reviews

Book Review: James and the Birthday Balloon by Nicola J Rowley

Regular readers will know just how much I love books and how passionate I am about encouraging the children to enjoy them too. It’s never too early to introduce children to books and as a family there is no such thing as too many! Books and reading play big part of our life and I… Continue reading Book Review: James and the Birthday Balloon by Nicola J Rowley