• Captain Fantastic

    Birthday party ideas for a 10 year old

    It’s that’s time again when I need to get my thinking gear on and start planning Lillie’s 10th birthday party and celebrations with her friends. At 10 years old I have found that we have reached that in-between stage, she isn’t quite the ‘little girl’ anymore but likewise, she is (thankfully) still a way off […]

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  • Little Bean at 9 years old

    Little Bean is my first born, the only little lady in our family. When I found out I was pregnant I secretly hoped that our first baby would be a little girl but we decided we wouldn’t find out until the birth. At that moment when we discovered that our beautiful newborn was a little […]

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  • Birthday in Hospital

    Jelly Bean’s 4th Birthday . . . in hospital!

    In the days leading up to Jelly Bean’s birthday party for his 4th Birthday, things were starting to go downhill. He came down with a bit of a cough and cold which was going around his friends at preschool and as a result became dehydrated and began withholding his poops again. I preempted the fact […]

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  • QHotels

    Our Luxury Spa Break at QHotels Nottingham Belfry

    As my 40th Birthday was fast approaching I knew that I wanted to have a little girlie getaway with family and friends but I wanted to keep the cost down so that others were able to join me. I asked around for recommendations of places to visit for a one night spa break and was […]

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