Last October, my family and I decided to go to Aruba over the October half term break. It was beyond incredible and I promised so many of you I would write about it… so here goes! First off, why Aruba? And where is it?? Aruba is a very small island just north of Venezuela and within the Caribbean islands – however, unlike other Caribbean islands, Aruba is out of the hurricane belt (awesome) and has sunshine ALL YEAR ROUND, so any time of year is a great time to go.
In the last of the entrepreneur series, I talk to LISA REDGRAVE from Hitched In Italy – a mum who set up her own wedding planning company for couples who want to get married in Italy. Lisa took a huge leap of faith working around her daughter and starting a business from scratch. Here is her success story… 1. Tell us a little bit about yourself, name, where you’re from, kids you have etc. My name is Lisa Redgrave, I live in Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham and I have
The next in the entrepreneur MAMA OF THE MONTH series is about Michelle Kennedy. You may have heard of an app called Peanut – where like minded mothers can ‘meet as mama’s, connect as women’. A huge success, but what are Michelle’s secrets and advice about starting a business of your own? Read on… Tell us a little bit about yourself – name, where you’re from, number of children etc. Michelle Kennedy I grew up in Peterborough, but my mom is from Ireland, and Dad is from Scotland, so
Last month I was invited by River Island to their style studio with a bunch of mothers to have a night off. Whoop! We had some proper ‘Mama time’ to ourselves to look through an awesome collection of clothing from River Island, drink Prosecco, eat sushi, get our make up done, our nails done and basically have a wonderful evening of getting pampered. We deserve it after all! This video was from the event – and I really hope you watch it! It’s a nice message to ALL mothers –
Flying with kids is stressful enough as it is. Wishing away hours on the plane and longing to make a run for it when you land, hoping that the passenger in front of you will never set eyes on you again due to your toddler kicking, screaming and throwing toy trains throughout the entire flight – not to mention the annoying tone of my ‘mummy voice’ for 4 hours, will make any parent want to be swallowed up and spat out in their hotel room immediately. I honestly think our
The sign of a good holiday is when you come home and want to book it up again the following year. We’ve done this for the past 4 years after a weekend escape in the Cotswolds. I’ll admit, I’m slightly concerned this post will herald an exodus to our favourite ‘home from home’ holiday… …alas, I am willing to take that chance as you need to know about this place! “When can we go back to the ‘Hot tub house’?” Our 5 year old son asks this question more or