I'm Shelly - a self confessed chocoholic into all things creative. Take a peek at some of my other chocolaty delights and creative shenanigans: www.cocoa-skies.co.uk
How To Become A Spider Slayer
So what do you do when your tween comes downstairs on full spider alert, bottom lip wobbling and bedtime chores clearly forgotten? Well, in our house, to achieve the recognition of spider slayer extraordinaire, events go something like this:
Eleven Very Random Nuggets Of Advice To Share With An Introverted Melophile
My daughter is a melophile - someone who loves music. So when she turned eighteen and announced that she wanted to go to her first music festival - possibly alone, as her mother my feelings were very mixed. I was intrigued, envious, happy, excited and proud but at the same time, very anxious and scared.
How To Smash (Er Gatecrash) The World Of TNG
#1 Forget the humdrum of Friday nights, desperately trying and ultimately failing to taxi your teens and tweens to different clubs all at the same time. Instead, book Grandma nice and early to transport you and your best parent friend in crime to Suburbia.
Ten Tipsylicious, Chocoplonk Pairings (Everything's fine with chocolate and wine!)
There’s no denying it, I am a chocoholic. I’m rarely without chocolate – At this very moment, I have at least four different varieties of the cocoa elixir living in my fridge in case of… Well, anything.
12 Days of RACK
Even though my knuckles and nails are bruised, scuffed and broken thanks to the boxes of Christmas decorations that have dragged me on a right old merry dance down the garden path jingling all the way, my kids still grin with eagle-eyed anticipation and it is impossible to ignore the building excitement on their faces.
Hello, I Love You.
“Glioblastoma multiforme?” I repeated clueless. The words alone sounded like some devastating spell that only a dark wizard like Voldemort would dare use.
Lucy’s dangling up side down from the window seat in the playroom when the higgledy piggledy pile of washing up starts singing that really old song again. Her arm is sticking out from her head and it looks all weird. “Do you remember me and Daddy singing this?” I ask, shoving her toe away from my face. “We wore the same suits, the same sunglasses and everything.”
Doctor Sleep:The Movie that (IMO) Redefined Horror
Disclaimer: This "review" contains spoilers from the Shining franchise, the books as well its movie adaptations. I highly recommend you read both books, even if you've already seen the movies!