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  • My Precious Shared Moments | with Channel Mum & Cadbury Buttons

    Jess McGlynn June 6, 2016

    Recently I was contacted by Channel Mum and Cadbury Buttons and invited to share some of my most treasured moments with Meg and Eli.  I know that each parent will have their own little precious moments; those little day to day things which we take…

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  • Sunday Snap | Favourite Photo of the Week

    Jess McGlynn June 5, 2016

    This week I was inspired by the nice weather to play with some colours in my photographs.  I’ve obviously been introducing some more book content to my blog and social media after a recent gap in that area and so I decided to make a…

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  • Fashion Rules for Summer | Dresses

    Jess McGlynn June 4, 2016

    I mentioned in a recent post that my  fashion style is laid back and low-key, especially when it comes to summer styling and I don’t think any outfit can quite compare in this regard to the summer dress.The right summer dress can keep you looking effortlessly stylish, can…

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  • Review | Snoopy & Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie

    Jess McGlynn June 3, 2016

    Mumsnet recently sent us a DVD copy of the new Snoopy & Charlie Brown film, ‘The Peanuts Movie’ and they wanted to know what we thought about it.  I think that this was the first time Meg and Eli had come across Snoopy and I…

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  • A Star Wars Themed Birthday Party

    Jess McGlynn June 2, 2016

    Star Wars is very much flavour of the year since the release of the new movie last December so it was no surprise to us that Eli desperately wanted a Star Wars themed party this year.  Unlike Meg, he’s a bit less specific about who…

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  • Our Month of May…

    Jess McGlynn June 1, 2016

    The month of May for us is always a whirlwind.  It’s a mass of present buying and party planning, cake making and decorating and definitely late nights collapsed on the sofa enjoying a glass of wine after a day spent on our feet entertaining small people.…

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  • A Dream Summer in Europe…

    Jess McGlynn May 31, 2016

    One thing which always marked our summers out when I was younger was that we would inevitably head somewhere abroad.  Not somewhere exotic or far-flung but somewhere close by, in Europe.  Somewhere which could be reached by car so that we could pack it sky…

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  • 4 Nights in Dubai…

    Jess McGlynn May 26, 2016

    It’s hard to imagine a place you’ve never been before, hard to picture what your senses will experience when you first step foot out of the aeroplane.  Will there be a wave of heat which hits you as you move from the cool air-conditioned cabin…

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  • A Monster High 7th Birthday Party

    Jess McGlynn May 26, 2016

    Like most years, Meg knew exactly what she wanted to do for her 7th birthday celebrations.  She wanted to have her friend’s round to make pizza, watch a movie and have a sleepover.  With a Monster High theme for good measure.  No amount of cajoling…

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  • My Summer TBR List…

    Jess McGlynn May 25, 2016

    In recent weeks you might have noticed that I have begun to move more of my book related content over to my YouTube channel.  That doesn’t mean that I am pulling the plug on sharing books over here however; I know that not everyone enjoys…

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  • A Return to Speke Hall…

    Jess McGlynn May 24, 2016

    Last September, following our recent decision to become National Trust members, we visited Speke Hall for the first time.  We all had such a good time that I’m not sure why it has taken us so long to arrange a repeat visit, especially when, in…

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