Summer Jam at The Botanist & Babel Cheltenham

Every year The Brewery Cheltenham invites you to enjoy their Summer Jam. Food, Cocktails and the best of local music. Basically, a jam-packed event for the whole family to enjoy. this year along with the gorgeous sunshine The Brewery Jammed in style. Under the evening sunshine a group of mummies, bloggers and ladies in need…

My John Lewis & Partners Personal Styling Experience

I admit it when John Lewis and Partners was launched into Cheltenham, I felt the hype was too much. It would be like any other John Lewis department store, the plus side was the new jobs for people and increase the footfall for the town centre. In the early days of the store opening, for…

Christmas Lunch at Simpsons Fish & Chips

If there is one place to go this Christmas with your little ones it is Simpsons Fish & Chips on Priors Road, Cheltenham. Every Saturday leading up to Christmas Mrs Christmas has come to Simpsons Fish & Chips to share her Christmas cheer. Baby T and I were invited to join in the fun,¬†one Saturday…

The Botanist – Cheltenham

Cheltenham welcomes another venue to share a cocktail and some delicious goodies, this time at the Brewery the popular restaurant and bars The Botanist joins Cheltenham’s finest places to go. Their launch showcased all they had to offer apart from what I hear a very delicious Sunday roast, but that’s a different blog post. The…

143 Sensory

For any mother or baby, 143 Sensory is the place to be. When baby T was 2 Months old I had finally decided to look into sensory classes for her, after reading how important it is to develop your child’s senses and the world around them. I suddenly found my Facebook full of requests from…

Review of Little Cheltenham Photo Shoot with Cotswold Baby Co.

Before Baby T arrived we had a small wander around a little pop up in Cheltenham called Maman Goes Pop, little did I know how big the Cheltenham Maman effect was. It was fabulous to see local mama businesses altogether. Clothing for both mama and baby, gifts and homewares, along with groups of interest for…

Review – Giggling Squid – Cheltenham

As a lover of Thai food, I could not wait to try Cheltenham’s new Thai food hot spot Giggling Squid. Pranee and her husband had an idea, that started back in 2002 in a tiny fisherman’s cottage which happens to be their Brighton restaurant now. Their ideas were to start their first tapas style Thai…

Visiting Bridport & West Bay

The location of the popular tv hit Broadchurch, Bridport & West Bay is a small, but beautiful seaside town on the Jurassic coast of Dorset. I first visited Bridport & West Bay I was 13 and myself and my sister stayed at the local caravan¬†park which was a Haven park back then. It was so…

Vintage Cleaning Solutions – My No.1 Go To For Sinks

I admit this is not a homemade recipe but I absolutely could not have this solution in my cupboard. It is something my grandparents always used to use, I remember the smell as a little girl. It smelt of their kitchen sink. Sounding a bit weird? Trust me, this stuff amazing even if you find…

Vintage Cleaning Solutions – Bicarbonate of Soda

For the last few years, I have been trying and testing the good old fashion go to’s following using a heavily chemical product on my oven, which completely stripped it of its coating. Especially now with a baby these overpriced products with strong odours are not suitable for everyday life. My first testing in my…