presents in the car

Getting Ready for the Big Day at My Folks’

filling the car with presents We are all incredibly excited to be heading to my folks' house, the home I grew up in, for the big day this year, and that means being prepared. Here I am packing the car up about to embark of one of the many #Journeysthatmatter to me, something that Esso are highlighting this season.
Christmas tree

A Wonderfully Festive Weekend Away in Newcastle

Setting off from Leeds to Newcastle on a grey and drizzly day on Saturday to celebrate the launch of Esso's Synergy Fuels, the rain surprisingly and much to the awe of my kids, soon turned to snow on the motorway mid-journey. We certainly didn't expect it. And certainly not as much.
bird baubles

Christmas with John Lewis

This year, John Lewis kindly sent us a 6 foot Argyle Green Fir Christmas Tree and asked us to choose decorations that caught our eye, to help our home look and feel festive!
Hotel Chocolat-Honest Mum

Win a Hotel Chocolat Christmas Gift Hamper Worth Over £50

It's nearly Christmas (not long now) and let me tell you, I have some 'Christmas cracker' competitions for you this season. Kicking off the festive celebrations on Honest Mum is this darling Hotel Chocolat gift hamper worth over £50 which one lucky reader can enjoy.
Paper Shaker personalised Christmas cards

Our Personalised Christmas Cards by Paper Shaker

Ever since the kids came along, we've opted to share the cuteness (we're good like that and it is the season for it) with personalised Christmas cards for our close friends and family... and this year we were lucky enough that wonderful online bespoke stationers Paper Shaker gifted us 50 fabulous, personalised Christmas cards with their mugs on it and aren't they pretty?