Are you ready for the Drumstick Bucket List Challenge?

Did you know the amazingly iconic Drumstick Lolly is 60 this year? An achievement that must be celebrated well. And Swizzels are doing that with an epic giveaway! Join in the Drumstick Bucket List Challenge and you might be in with a chance to win!   We absolutely love sweets …

Parenthood: Summed up in one image

Usually, I’m not usually one for airing my dirty laundry in public. However, as I wandered down my stairs last night I had to chuckle. I had to take a picture because this image, to me, sums up parenthood perfectly. There’s the baby monitor, to listen out for Spike stirring. …

Everyone needs a little affection

So something happened the other day that actually made my heart melt. Me and T were in the living room, him by the kitchen door and me on the sofa. Spike was between us, in the middle of the living room floor and playing with her toys. We were just …

Days out: Haigh Hall Park

With things a little tight at the minute we’re trying to do as much as possible with as little as possible. Spike LOVES being out of the house and in the great outdoors so when we were trying to decide what to this weekend we thought we’d give a new …

Spikes first birthday party

Planning a first birthday party is not a pleasant experience. It was stressful and hard to organise and I don’t think I’ll be planning anything on its scale for a very long time. I knew I wanted Spike to have a big first birthday party because basically I wanted a …

Fitting it all in

Since I last posted theres been a lot of changes and things to get used to in the Readaraptor household. Our little Spike seems to be learning new things every day and becoming more and more her own little person. She now says Mama and pitches a fit whenever she’s …