• Featured Post: Shoes That Tone Your Legs and Butt as You Walk

    By amodernmilitarymother on January 10, 2014
    I love my Fitflops. I know I am not alone and that I have many friends who also love their Fitlops too. I have them in a variety of styles – I have a standard Fitflop, a soft boot and a suede boot. In fact, with the summer around the corner (well, maybe, it could be. The longest night has passed.) I […]
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  • Guest Post: Five top tips for restoring order to your home

    By amodernmilitarymother on January 10, 2014
    Christmas may have come and gone, but the whirlwind of the festive season is bound to have left a path of destruction behind it. With guests coming in and out, toys strewn across every floor, old clothes thrown out in favour of new ones, it can often resemble a battlefield, rather than a home. Instead of getting bogged down with […]
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  • Real Life: 2014 Year of the Blog

    By amodernmilitarymother on January 6, 2014
    It’s bliss at my house. I am home alone. The Grenade and The Menace are back at school. Hagar is back at work. For me, I have a year of endless unknown opportunity ahead of me. I have no work contracts lined up; it’s just me, my blog, my book, my You Tube channel and you, the reader. I watched […]
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  • Real Life – My 2013

    By amodernmilitarymother on January 2, 2014
    This photo was taken New Year’s Day 2013 where I awoke with a black eye, which I was advised to coat with toothpaste  in order to dry out the cut. It was not a great start to a turbulent year. Not a publicly turbulent year. A privately turbulent year. Let’s just say I car crashed (nb: this is a metaphor […]
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  • A Great Festive Recipe

    By amodernmilitarymother on December 18, 2013
    Christmas is a time to dream about presents, faith, family, lovers and most importantly food, so is it not appropriate to postpone the diets and get down to some serious cake making?! Try our ‘Marble Cake’ which infuses a chocolate and plain mixture with half melted chocolate chunks to create a marble effect! This ‘Marble Cake’ recipe will not only […]
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  • Popular children’s bedroom themes

    By amodernmilitarymother on December 17, 2013
    When it comes to decorating your children’s bedrooms, both a combination of creative thinking and elbow grease are required. Sometimes a child’s bedroom is as much fun to decorate as it is to rest in.   Nautical An underwater theme is a popular choice for many children, especially those who wish to sleep alongside a variety of marine life. From […]
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  • Games to suit the mood you’re in

    By amodernmilitarymother on December 17, 2013
    Being in charge of one little angel or a brood of four or more can be a hectic and demanding job, and we all know how good it is for us to be able to take time out now and then. It’s not just the mum who benefits – the kids will have an easier-going, more relaxed mom if she’s […]
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  • Toy Reviews: InnoTab3 and Wooden Market Stall

    By amodernmilitarymother on December 13, 2013
    If you are stuck for some last minute toy ideas – here’s two that will delight those boys and girls aged between 3-10 years old. InnoTab 3 Read, Play, and Create! Now kids can learn and have fun on their very own tablet! VTech’s InnoTab 3 Learning App Tablet expands children’s minds with age-appropriate games, apps and more. Tilt the […]
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  • Do your smoke alarms all have batteries?

    By amodernmilitarymother on December 12, 2013
    Christmas often becomes ‘Crisismas’. Screaming kids, drunk adults and general chaos as you cram all your relatives into too small a space and then eat too much, drink too much and fill your kids with sugar so they can go hyper and drive you totally mental. So in the calm before the storm – just check that your smoke alarms […]
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  • DVD Review – SCOOBY-DOO! ADVENTURES THE MYSTERY MAP

    By amodernmilitarymother on December 12, 2013
    Get ready to experience the world famous Scooby-Doo! and the crew like never before, in an original movie with a brand new puppet format. Zoinks! Scooby-Doo! Adventures The Mystery Map DVD sees new-look Scooby and the gang embark on a mad, pizza-fuelled dash to find pirate Gnarlybeard’s hidden treasure. Confronting more than a few chilling obstacles along the way, watch […]
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