Living Arrows 50/53 – almost Christmas!

Happy Monday! What a great month it has been so far! Lots to look forward to, and only 2 weeks today until Christmas Eve! This means I’ve almost completed another year of Living Arrows and I already know I’ll be taking part in 2019. I love the chance to share a snapshot of Daisy each week and look back over all the photographs and posts to see how much she is changing. This weeks living arrows 50/53 post is now live!

Living Arrows 50/53

Here Daisy was in a really cheeky mood. We were playing with a snowman teddy, that is holding a saxophone. He plays music but doesn’t have batteries in yet. Daisy was making her own tune and singing the words to ‘We wish you a Merry Christmas’ which made me laugh. She’s got such a lovely personality and when she’s in a silly mood she always makes me laugh. At times like this, I can see so much of myself in her, as I love to sing and make up tunes! Being silly is part of the fun of a 2.5-year-old so I’m trying to embrace all of these silly, fun moments.

Continue reading

Living Arrows 49/53 – a bedtime story

Happy Monday! I hope the week ahead is a good one. I’m looking forward to lots of family time, staying on top of my schedule with work and feeling motivated. It has been a good fortnight for getting work done and organising my home, ready for Christmas! I’m so excited this year as Daisy is really taking a big interest in everything! I can’t wait to see her face on Christmas Day when we open toys and spend most of the day playing together. I’m really working hard at the moment to make sure I can have a break over Christmas and the New Year. This weeks Living Arrows 49/53 post is now live, I hope you enjoy it.

Living Arrows 49/53

Tom snapped this photo early in the week last week and I didn’t see it until Thursday. I’ve got a wine close to hand and we are enjoying a bedtime story together. Daisy has really settled back into her bedtime routine lately and is loving stories now more than ever.

Continue reading

7 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Buying Children’s Toys (AD)

AD. It’s never an easy task to choose the right gift, but it can be even harder when it comes to getting a present for your little one. Where do you begin? The cost, the size, is it better to buy a modern or traditional kids toy? It’s always worth putting extra thought into gifts for your loved ones. Here are a few guidelines to help you select the perfect toy. 

Safety Comes First

7 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Buying Children's Toys

Continue reading

Living Arrows 48/53 – another holiday snapshot

Happy Monday! I’m a bit slow today as I had a lovely lay in! It was bliss and I feel refreshed for the day ahead! This week is a bit of a cheat and I’m going to be sharing with you another holiday snapshot from two weeks ago. I don’t have many suitable photos to share from the last week as Daisy visited her Nanny & Grandad, Grandma twice and went to Nursery. This week we’ve got more time together which I’m really pleased about. This weeks Living Arrows 48/53 post is now live – we went on holiday!!

Living Arrows 48/52

I took this photograph last week, and then spent some time playing around with it in Lightroom. I love that you can only see the purple within this photo and it’s surprising what areas have lit up.

Continue reading

Living Arrows 47/53 – a holiday snapshot (AD)

AD. Another week has flown by, and this week we were on holiday! I was really looking forward to having a break from work and spending lots of time with some of my favourite people. It was the perfect relaxing break and I did no work, which makes a big change for me! This weeks Living Arrows 47/53 post is now live – we went on holiday!!

Living Arrows 47/53 - Us on holiday

I’ve already shared this on Instagram but it’s a little snapshot from our week. We had a hot tub in our lodge and it was great fun. Daisy asked to go in the ‘swimming pool’ regularly and we had the best time. It was so relaxing, just being at one with nature, enjoying fresh air and not worrying about work, chores or anything else home related.

Continue reading