Wicked Wednesdays #1

Last week, the mighty munchkin and I embarked on our first family holiday, without family and friends, just the two of us.

So, if we wanted  to get some pictures of the two of us together, there was no other option than to try and take a few selfies or hassle some fellow holidaymakers to take some for us. On this occasion I oped for the selfie. Easy I hear you say…as you can see, they didn’t all go to plan! #wickedwednesdays


How not to take a selfie

How not to take a selfie

Linking up for the first time with brummymummyof2




The single parent holiday conundrum


Everyone loves a holiday, you can’t beat that feeling of escaping the every day norm. Wearing clothes you’d never dream of wearing in your home town – or is that just me?!! Sun on your face and sand between your toes. I’ve always loved my holidays and every chance I’d have to get away, you’d find me on a plane.

Now I realise I took for granted that I always had someone to travel with, be it with the girls, a partner when in a relationship or a fellow single friend when single. I was fortunate enough to have a  good job, that I could also always afford to go and take anyone up on the offers of it being “holiday time”.

Then things changed… I became a single mum and suddenly things weren’t so easy! Not only are funds not so readily available (don’t get me started on the extortionate nursery fee’s) but who do you now go on holiday with? Continue reading