Meet the Parents – Advice for New Mummies and Daddies from Raising the Rainbows

Welcome back to my guest series, where a different blogger each week shares a bit about themselves and their advice for new parents. This week sees the turn of Mandy from Raising the Rainbows. Tell me a bit about you, your blog and your family. I’m Mandy, In my late thirties and have been with Dave for 15 years,we aren’t married and have no plans to marry. We have 4… View Post

#Blogtober16 Day 11: My favourite animal

This prompt took virtually no thought whatsoever. My favourite type of animal is the dog. I’ve loved dogs, ever since we got a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel when I was three years old. I named her Sindy, after the doll (a budget Barbie, if I recall correctly?) and was always vexed when the vets spelled her name with a C instead of an S. Why couldn’t they get something so… View Post

#Blogtober16 Day 10: One thing I can’t live without

Okay, so I’ll preface this post with the fact that it goes without saying that my little family, hubby and Little M, are the one thing I can’t live without. But I tend not to write long gushy posts about how much they mean to me (I find it boosts my husbands ego in a way that cannot be healthy and frankly, I don’t want to make my readers want… View Post

#Blogtober16 Day 9: The movies I never get sick of watching

Uh-oh, I fear this is going to be much like yesterday’s post – a list of guilty pleasures that I shall be much-judged for! I’ve decided to keep this post to the first three movies that came into my head when I thought about this prompt. Ten Things I Hate About You I love this film because it doesn’t take itself too seriously. It’s full of daft lines like this… View Post

#Blogtober Day 8: My Favourite TV Programmes

Hmm, this is where I have to admit all of my guilty TV viewing pleasures, isn’t it? I don’t watch a huge amount of television, and what I do watch tends to be via Netflix or catch up TV. I’m not a fan of daytime TV, which tends to be the only time I actually get to watch any. This is usually with Little M asleep on me, while I… View Post