The views yesterday were absolutely stunning. Woolacoombe you didn’t disappoint. 

The sea was so calm, which I loved but the kiddies wanted waves to bodyboard through. I actually went in the sea. It was quite warm in the shallows.

As the sun reached near its setting place the reflection on the sea was mesmerising. I could have sat there all evening.

More beach days please 🙏🏻 Have you been to the beach this Summer?

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My sunset views. The entire day spent travelling was totally worth it. Fresh sea air in my lungs…

We are all together again. Happy holiday! ☀️ 

Are you travelling around the UK this Summer? 

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It’s not quite the Devonshire coast, but it’s not bad for on my doorstep. Whilst Hubby has been in the sea all day with the kids, we’ve been chilling in the evening sun.

It was nice in the park as it’s soo open. The breeze cooled us down. I sat there with the dogs & it felt like we were on our own in the park. No one around. So peaceful.

Did you get out in the sun today?

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When Hubby sends you a photo of your babies washing up… Isla cooked them dinner and cleaned up afterwards too. I’m impressed.

It’s lovely that they are starting to get more involved. They’re so grown up. And they look super happy too!

Are you camping this Summer? 

#mummyphotoaday ~ camp

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Last night I went to see the new movie Where the Crawdads Sing and I absolutely loved it. The music, the filmography and the characters were all perfect.

It made me think about how the simple things in life are sometimes the best. The Marsh Girl learned to fend for herself and despite all the twists and turns she survived. I won’t say too much for people who are going to watch it.

It reminded me of our little spot at the lake, and how happy I am when we’re there. The kids can spend hours playing in this very spot. Just happy being. It’s a freeing feeling that we don’t often feel these days.

Have you got a favourite spot that makes you feel free?

#mummyphotoaday ~ new

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Todays photo prompt is skies and I couldn’t resist reposting this one. I love the clouds and the pretty pattern they make and how the rock pools make everything seemed camouflage.

We’ve got 2 weeks of annual leave booked over the summer but nothing booked on it yet. Finding holidays is rather stressful at the last minute. But we’ve got the dogs sorted, thanks to my lovely friend and all we need to do now is find the right deal.

 I am looking forward to a break; I hurt my ears jumping into the lake from a 2.5 metre drop at the aqua park and my ears / head hurt. I’ve nearly finished my assignment for uni, only 1 more to go in September and then year 2 is complete. Works been very full on for the last couple of months. And, if you saw my stories, my sisters cat died suddenly in his sleep this morning. It’s devastating. I want to fix him and make it all better. It’s horrible feeling useless like that!

Let’s hope the rest of Summer brightens up and we can make happy memories.

What have you got booked over the holidays?

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Top 9 amazing heatwave friendly hairstyles

Top 9 amazing heatwave friendly hairstyles

I love the Summer and seeing lots of fun hairstyles and fashion, I like to get creative with Isla's hair too. It's nice to be creative and also having heatwave friendly hairstyles is just essential. I like to have a handful of hairstyles up my sleeve or something I can do quickly as the day gets warmer. Here are the top 9 hairstyles for Summer 2022: VIEW the POST

Your amazing egg-ceptional guide to Disney+ this Easter

Your amazing egg-ceptional guide to Disney+ this Easter

As you all know we are huge Disney+ fans in the Constant household and they have some amazing TV series and movies for you to watch this Easter. There is something for the whole family, from the little ones, to the older ones and something for you all to watch together. This is a guide to your Disney+ Easter viewing this weekend from Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo to The Punisher. VIEW the POST

The new vegan menu at The Flying Horse Clophill

You will have seen from my Instagram stories and feed this week that Hubby and I got to see the newly renovated and new menu at The Flying Horse in Clophill. The pub officially opened last night, to the public, and they have a lot on offer. I haven’t been there for years and it was a complete shock when I walked in. It looks truly beautiful. And the menu is totally worth the visit…

Making the most out of your Filofax

Making the most out of your Filofax

One of the things I love about my Filofax is that it is re-useable. I have had this raspberry Filofax from Pen Heaven for years now and I love that I get to use it again and again... this year I have even added some accessories to it. I like having a space to doodle, write my reminders and it is handy too as it fits in my handbag. I sit in a coffee shop each week, whilst Isla is at Gymfinity and I doodle away. VIEW the POST

Amazing and healthy vegan family recipes

Amazing and healthy vegan family recipes

I love trying new recipes and since Hubby turned vegan last year we have been trying more and more new foods. I have collected together some of my favourite recipes that we have tried along with a few products that you simply MUST have in the kitchen to help you cook them! As Veganuary is upon us, I thought it would be good to share my favourite recipes. I would love to know if you have tried these and what you think? VIEW the POST

Wear ’em out the new sustainable and reusable pads

Yes, that’s right: a new way to period is here! Now I know this topic might not be the top of the conversation list. However, nearly every woman in the entire world will have a period at some point in their life. And I have a daughter who is approaching the age where she will start to experience them too! Did you know that on average 22 disposable products are used per period? Well, Wear ’em out have created these fun, sustainable and reusable, pads that are good for you and good for the planet.

Merwave is the new wavy hair kit

Merwave is the new wavy hair kit

Isla and I have naturally wavy hair, it can be a little unruly sometimes. So, when we were asked to try the new 5 step wavy hair kit from Merwave - we jumped at the chance. The kit helps to awaken your natural wave, degreases and avoids frizz - it's perfect for people with wild hair like mine. All you need is one application of this kit to see and feel a difference. It's MerMazing! VIEW the POST

A creamy and dreamy Halloween SKIPPY® Peanut Butter Snack

A creamy and dreamy Halloween SKIPPY® Peanut Butter Snack

I just love getting creative and Halloween lends itself to a lot of chances for this. I made these yummy peanut butter and jam cupcakes using our household favourite SKIPPY® Peanut Butter. You can decorate them as spookily as you wish. VIEW the POST

Inspiring your children to dance with Bloch

Isla has really enjoyed getting back into her clubs again this term, she does gymnastics, dance and theatre every week and she loves it. She is an incredible dancer and has been since she was tiny; always coming up with the most wonderful dance routines and sometimes making them up on the spot. Inspiring your children to dance with Bloch is all about getting the right outfits, in your child’s favourite colours.

Back to University essentials that you didn’t think you needed

Back to University essentials that you didn’t think you needed

You know the kind of things I mean; the not so obvious items are sometimes the most valuable items. I have lots of things in this list that would be extremely useful for going back to University; whether that's remotely, like me, or to a physical uni. I would love to know if you have any top tips on things you need, or even the most peculiar item. They are all back to university essentials. VIEW the POST

Great tips for making the paddling pool fun this Summer

Great tips for making the paddling pool fun this Summer

We love the paddling pool at this time of year, Isla just loves water and would play in it all day if I let her. Especially on the warmer days that we have seen recently. I have been thinking of ways to make Summer in the paddling pool fun. I love encouraging the kids to be outside and active in the garden. We think these tips are fun for all the family too. VIEW the POST

Making breaks exciting whilst working from home with SMASH BLUE

Since last March, I have been working from home and this comes with a lot of discipline and routine. For example, I am as bad as the kids for grabbing snacks from the cupboard. When SMASH BLUE released their new products I thought they are perfect for us grown ups working from home, or out on a day trip with the family. They are great, innovative, products and I can’t wait to show them and how they can transform your working day.

How to keep the motivation for your mile a day of fresh air

How to keep the motivation for your mile a day of fresh air

Something that has stuck with me from lockdown 1, last March, is getting out for our mile a day of fresh air. It forced us to get walking into our routine as it was the only thing we could do, really and leaving the house once a day to do exercise was the limit. It feels like a different lifetime ago, but there are some lovely benefits to come from it. VIEW the POST

Exclusive outfits for Mummy and me with glamify fashion

Exclusive outfits for Mummy and me with glamify fashion

If I had had 2 children from the same sex, I would be putting them in the same clothes as often as I can. However, I didn't and in fact their tastes are so very different. Instead I get my twinning fix by matching up with Isla myself; like outfits from the Mummy and me range from glamify fashion. It is so cute and Isla loves matching Mummy, it really made her smile when I first showed her the 2 matching outfits. Twinning is definitely winning. VIEW the POST

A cleaner cuppa with the amazing BRITA Filter Purity kettle

I love a nice cup of tea and since working from home I have had a lot more of it. With that I wanted to make sure I am getting a cleaner cuppa. We tried out the BRITA filter Purity kettle from Russell Hobbs. It is by the far the best kettle I have ever used and it looks really stylish too. I love the way it aluminates the kitchen in blue when it is in use. BRITA sent me this fabulous kettle to try out and give you my honest opinion.

Learning how to wine taste with the Wine List #WineListInTheWild

Learning how to wine taste with the Wine List #WineListInTheWild

The Wine List is a great way to learn about different wines. It is the first wine box that helps you learn about wine and lets you taste the yummy bottles too. Every month you receive a box of wine and the tools to learn all about it. It’s perfect for people like me who really do not have much understanding of wine and need to learn.  VIEW the POST

Eco-friendly and vegan products you need in your beauty regime

Eco-friendly and vegan products you need in your beauty regime

Did you know it's World Earth Day on April 22nd 2021 and World Environment Day on 5th June 2021? From the plastic packaging filling land fills, to cosmetic chemicals washing away down the drain and disrupting marine life; our beauty routines can make a huge impact. Over the past year I have been looking out for eco-friendly and vegan products to introduce into my beauty regime. I am really conscious about what products I use, where they come from and how they are made. With more and more brands conscious about this too, products are easier to find and in most cases, I find, better than the originals. My quandary is; if vegan ice cream tastes the same, if not better than, normal ice cream - why not make it all vegan? Here are some products I have been using and I love them. VIEW the POST

The Thrive 30 challenge with Naturopathica

The Thrive 30 challenge with Naturopathica

Naturopathica recently sent me some CBD capsules to try out for 30 days to see how I felt and record my journey to share with my readers. It was refreshing to try them as it left me feeling less anxious and calmer. Which, with all the announcements from the government, work being stressful and homeschooling – it was really needed! Looking after our mental health is really important, and as a mental health first aider I am really keen on exploring new ways to improve my mind and health. VIEW the POST

Check out the new Star content on Disney+

Check out the new Star content on Disney+

We absolutely adore Disney+ in the Constant household, it’s my favourite TV app. It has recently had some huge changes which makes family sharing much easier and safer, also there is a whole new suite of things to watch from Star.  VIEW the POST

Amazing vegan peanut butter and banana pancake recipe

We absolutely love American-style SKIPPY® Peanut Butter and jumped at the chance to try them in a new recipe for Pancake Day. We love trying new things and this recipe is vegan, we have extended Veganuary as we are enjoying using less dairy. This recipe uses no eggs and dairy free milk. This is my vegan peanut butter and banana pancake recipe. 

My New Year Disney+ playlist

My New Year Disney+ playlist

I absolutely love Disney+ and I have watched some fabulous movies over Christmas and still have some on my to watch list. I have shared this list as a playlist, inspiration for if you have some family movie nights over the next few weeks. Tonight we are working our way through Pirates of the Caribbean. Happy New Years! Sign up here. Check out our Marvel marathon movie list too, a great challenge for January! VIEW the POST

One Fine Dine a real master chef experience at home

One Fine Dine a real master chef experience at home

I absolutely adore master chef, I am in total awe of all the chefs that go on there as I literally do not have a clue. It would be a dream for me to eat at Marcus's Michelin restaurant. Obviously with lockdown, restaurants closing and finding ways to explore good food from home: I was so excited to try out One Fine Dine. They make up the most delicious food, deliver it to your door and all you have to do is heat it and serve it. I made master chef food, all by myself. OK, well I didn't cook it. It felt amazing! This is the perfect gift for for 2021. VIEW the POST

How to get the most out of your trainers

Since I had the kiddies my style has changed. What once was full of high heels and platforms, is now comfortable flats and trainers. I love my trainers too, they are perfect for fun family days out. We have been on lots of adventures over the past couple of months (despite lockdown) and having the right footwear for long days of walking is essential. They go really well with my collection of fleeces too!

Choosing the best and affordable Winter Jackets and Fleeces

Choosing the best and affordable Winter Jackets and Fleeces

One of my favourite online fashion retailers at the moment is Protest. I absolutely love the range of clothes and they are just so comfortable. I really feel the cold so choosing the perfect Winter Jackets and Fleeces is essential to me and this year especially. Working from home and making sure I have warm clothes was also on my mind. Here are my favourite jackets and fleeces for the Winter months. VIEW the POST