My mum died in 2009. On the day of her funeral, an idiot woman told me my children would not remember her as they were too young. On Sunday morning, I had a bit of a lie-in and was joined by my 8 and 6 year old children. “Do you remember Grandma?” Both nodded enthusiastically. … Continue reading
Posted in April 2012 …
Are You A Mum Looking For Job Or Self-Employment Opportunities?
Are you looking for work that fits in with your life as a Mum? Do you need family-friendly hours? Are you looking for a career change? Does self-employment appeal to you? Or perhaps you are an employer or franchise that is looking for mums to join your organisation? You are invited to a Twitter party … Continue reading
Wonderful Pistachios – the healthier nut option
We tried out the Wonderful Pistachios range that includes tasty Roasted Salted, Salt & Pepper, Roasted Unsalted and the new Sweet Chilli flavour These are the only flavoured pistachios available in the UK. They also appear to be one of the healthiest nut options around. California pistachios are the most nutrient dense and pack more … Continue reading
Fabulous Family Dining At Frankie and Bennys – Highly Recommended
Frankie and Bennys is important to me and Him Indoors. It played an important role in our early getting-to-know you dates. Later, we would have a meal there to celebrate job offer and other good news. With three children aged 6 to 11 years, we don’t dine out now as much as we would like. … Continue reading
Family Fun at Sainsbury’s Jubilee Event
Isn’t it funny about how we have heard about the Jublilee for ages and now it is only a few weeks away? Have you made any plans yet? I am excited as we are going to the Sainsbury’s Family Fun Event in Hyde Park on 2nd and 3rd June. The biggest appeal to me was … Continue reading
Say Bye Bye Mosquito in Free Fun App From World Vision
Do you or your children enjoy games online and via mobile apps? Try a new one today and squash a mosquito or two? See what level you can get to. The app is available to download on Apple App Store, Google Play or can be played online at http://byebyemosquito.co.uk We tried out the game and … Continue reading
It’s Not Too Late To Be A Groovy Mum
Groovy Mum? Isn’t that a little Seventies? Or perhaps a reminder of Madonna in the Eighties? Actually, it is just a name chosen at random for an initiative to encourage myself and other mums to add a bit more sparkle and joy to our lives in whatever way suits us best. It is not too … Continue reading
Will You Help The Lonely?
Lonely is shopping for one. Products tend to come in sizes that meet the needs of couples or families. Lonely is throwing most of the loaf of bread away as you have nobody to share it with. Lonely is enjoying shopping for the first time in your life because someone will talk to you even … Continue reading
Healthcare By Numbers
My 84 year old Dad has asked me to share this with you. He thought he had lung cancer and decided to telephone for a doctor’s appointment. He picked up the phone and .. A For doctor’s appointment, press 1 B Type in your date of birth C Type in your telephone number D. Press … Continue reading
Will You Lend Your Support To The Royal British Legion At No Cost To Yourself?
Can you remember the first time you became aware of the Royal British Legion? You probably saw your parents and grand-parents buying poppies around Remembrance Day as a child? The Poppy Appeal is probably one of the best-known charity appeals in the UK. Do you know where the money raised goes? It provides vital support … Continue reading