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Wild Mamas pick of the best wrapping papers for Christmas 2017

Wild Mamas pick of the best wrapping papers for Christmas 2017

I have a confession to make – I’m a wrapping paper junkie Yes I’m the person who has all the wrapping paper, a stash of ribbons to bows, gorgeous tags and present toppers…but nothing to wrap up (yet!). Many years ago I worked in a […]

Putting Mummy in the Picture – Top Five Tips for a Successful Family Photo Shoot

Putting Mummy in the Picture – Top Five Tips for a Successful Family Photo Shoot

Photo-Phobic – Did I Exist? If you looked back over the photos taken since my three children were born, you would be forgiven for thinking that I had upped and left them, birthed them and then legged it. I rarely appear in a photograph. If […]

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Cool Country Kids

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Cool Country Kids

What to Buy Cool Outdoorsy Kids for Christmas With three kids of different ages, friends and family often ask what to get them for Christmas.  Most kids these days have far too many toys and I love the idea of ‘Something you want, something you […]

What To Buy A Stylish Country Mama For Christmas – The Ultimate Guide

What To Buy A Stylish Country Mama For Christmas – The Ultimate Guide

The Ultimate Christmas Gift List for the Stylish Country Mama I LOVE Christmas, I mean I REALLY LOVE it. I love the build up, I love the food, I love the excitement, I even love my youngest singing hymn after hymn for months like some […]

How To Make A Beautiful Door Wreath in Minutes for under £2

How To Make A Beautiful Door Wreath in Minutes for under £2

Make your very own door wreath in ten simple steps If you want to create a beautiful wreath for your door this winter (or at any time of year for that matter), follow these simple steps and you can have a simple and beautiful wreath […]

Creating a logo for my new venture

Creating a logo for my new venture

This week I have had great fun playing around with a clever online service called LogoJoy. Logojoy guides you through the process of creating your own logo, and, if you are the kind of person who doesn’t fiddle around with designs for hours, makes quick […]

Getting through the festive season with kids – lactose free!

Getting through the festive season with kids – lactose free!

Two years ago… Our lactose free journey began almost two years ago, my then four year old daughter got a horrible sickness and diarrhoea bug. School was a no-go zone and she flopped around like a small rag doll with little energy and none of […]

Gluten free and vegetarian homemade mincemeat – beats the store bought hands down!

Gluten free and vegetarian homemade mincemeat – beats the store bought hands down!

I always used to think my mum was crazy for making mincemeat when you could just grab a jar from the supermarket or pick up a pack of ready made pies. But having tried the store bought option and compared it to home made – […]

Parenting an anxious child. Seven simple tricks to try that worked for us.

Parenting an anxious child. Seven simple tricks to try that worked for us.

Childhood Anxiety Since she was a young child my daughter has been troubled by anxiety. A spelling test used to tip her into a blind panic, birthday parties were stressful situations where days and nights were lost worrying about what to wear and what present to […]

Finding Mummy – or; ‘Why a good ‘Girls Night Out’ does wonders for your self-esteem’.

Finding Mummy – or; ‘Why a good ‘Girls Night Out’ does wonders for your self-esteem’.

Feeling Fragile So today I’m nursing a large bottle of water and wishing the children would be a little quieter, a little less argumentative, a little more gentle on my jangling headache. We were supposed to be having another amazing ‘screen free’ day today with […]


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