Excellent party idea for a 9 year old

My eldest recently turned 9. Where did those years go? In today’s post I want to share with you an Excellent party idea for a 9 year old. Forget sleepovers, forget unicorns and certainly forget anything remotely girly. Olivia is all grown up and wanted to celebrate her last single digit bash in style.

Excellent party idea for a 9 year old

Excellent party idea for a 9 year old

July is a really busy month for us and with Olivia leaving primary school, other family celebrations and special dates with her mates, I wanted to lessen my load. So I booked a DJ. A DJ that was also a game show host, balloon maker and chef all in one. read more

Gorgeous summer dining room inspiration

Are you looking for some Gorgeous summer dining room inspiration at high street prices? For my blog post today, I will be showing you the stunning plant print range from Primark and how to style with ease. This set up can be used both indoors and outside.

Gorgeous summer dining room inspiration styled with a leaf print table cloth from the Primark home range

Gorgeous summer dining room inspiration
Gorgeous summer dining room inspiration

A clear dining space

Take a second to think about the turmoil our dinner tables have been through this past year. A space to home school, reflect and even a dumping ground for papers and junk mail. It is time to clear a space and start a new relationship with the one piece of furniture that brings the family together. Have a good sort of any clutter that is taking up space in your eating area, have a good wipe over and seek out a favorite table cloth. I am loving the palm print design from Primark this week and was so excited to pair it with some neutral tones from my home. read more

What To Pack For a PGL/School Camp Holiday

Hands up if your child is off to camp this summer and you are looking for ideas on What To Pack For a PGL/School Camp Holiday

In this post today, I am going to be sharing some tips and tricks on how to pack for school camp and keep baggage to a minimum. My first camping trip away from my home was when i was just 7 years old. I still remember being super sad when my Mum practically threw my Sister and I on to the awaiting coach and hurried off whilst smirking silently. I also remember the freedom of the woods, new friends and the smell of iced buns and hot chocolate around the camp fire. The old fashioned canvas tents were quite barbaric back then, some thirty odd years ago. Zipping our sleeping bags together, doubling up for warmth as well as keeping sweets secure in a tin from scrounging squirrels, actually taught me a few life skills from a very young age. read more