Mumma Bear Review: Tots Play, Colchester

Thursday 29th March my Bubba turned 10 months old and what better way to spend it than at a baby group. We left early to give me time to find it but instead of following the great directions given to me by Lisa who runs the Tots Play Colchester group, I put the address from [...]

New Years Blues

I love New years more than any other 1holiday throughout the year, it's the possibilities and potential opportunities that await on the other side. So much can happen in a year. I enjoy setting goals for myself I do them for all aspects of my life ie. Relationships, Career, Skills, Leisure. This year I got [...]

What do I actually want?!

I'm not into the whole new year new me crap. You are still you just learn from the previous year and adjust accordingly. You aren't a new person when the clock strikes midnight just accept your flaws fix them if need be and move on! With a new year standing there close by staring me [...]

Pigs in blankets with a twist

I made these from bits I had in the fridge and they worked so well I wanted to get the recipe diwn before I forgot as I will definitely be wanting to make them again. For this yummy bite size treat perfect for parties, small gatherings or just a snacking on the sofa you will [...]

A very pleasant weekend

This weekend I was invited to two events one Christmas themed afternoon in my village by a very kind local Jean and the other by a friend from work who invited me to watch her sing. On the Saturday Bubba and I went to the local church for a Christmas party and was asked to [...]

Resourcefulness is my super power

Since being on maternity leave I've been getting back into cooking, baking and making homemade bits and bobs. I've really enjoyed unearthing my creative side as I feel it has been buried for a while. Anyone on maternity leave knows the struggles of maternity pay. Something is better than nothing but I need to be [...]

I won’t be that kind of mum!

Famous last words of an over ambitious, optimistic, idealistic me while pregnant, I was certain of so many things and how things would be done. My baby will NOT be using a dummy My baby will NOT be watching TV My baby WILL have a routine from day one I WILL make all of the [...]