Last week I was invited to the Be at One cocktail bar launch in Bournemouth. I took a friend and met Amy and we headed off for a fun evening. It was a nice midweek treat and an excuse to get dressed up and a have a few drinks. We were invited down for a cocktail masterclass and I am a huge fan of a cocktail so I was very excited to get involved. As…

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It was the second day of Camp Bestival 2017 if you want to read about the first post before this one then take a look here.  We were up quite early to get to the site for mid morning so that we could see a couple of Amelia’s faves. I got there in time for a brunch with Dorset Cereals. They had the coolest stand set up where you could select your choice of cereal,…

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Mealtimes have always been a huge part of family life for me. As a child myself, sister and parents most evenings would sit down together for dinner and if not we would always make sure it happened a few times a week. I’ve made sure that the same thing happens with Amelia. I think meal times are a really important time of the day not only to enjoy food but to spend time together with…

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I honestly can’t believe that Camp Bestival 2017 is over, it comes and goes so fast but not without it being a fantastic weekend. Camp Bestival 2017 was slightly different this year in that it was our first rainy/muddy experience of the festival. I’d been checking the forecast alllll week and the rain just wasn’t shifting for the weekend so Friday afternoon we coated, layered and wellied up and he

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– A Guest Post. This is the time of year when most people are jetting off for a bit of sun and sea. There are all sorts of websites out there offering handy packing tips, but they all seem to be aimed at those carefree young things who have only themselves to worry about. When you have a youngster or two in tow, the experience is certainly richer, but it also means you have ten…

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