Category: Gem’s Blog

it all gets a bit personal here…

A Christmas Like Nigella’s?

  I love Nigella ๐Ÿ˜‚ she is all aspirational and shiz! I mean she uses a brand new pan every time she cooks, so what's not to love ๐Ÿ˜œ?! I was watching her show last night and I had to laugh at her arriving at her country retreat carrying what was CLEARLY an empty suitcase... ...

It is me or the house …. it can never be both…or can it?!

Am I allowed to admit that I spend more time styling and faffing with myย house than I do with my nails, hair or make-up? I can't believe I have just admitted this ๐Ÿ˜‚ย I can lose hours moving around furniture, only to look up realise that it is 3pm and I have to rush out of ...

Fake Christmas Day | A Bray Family Tradition (The Vlog!)

So I promised you all that you were cordially invited via vlog to our Fake Christmas Day party ... and here it is ๐ŸŽ… https://youtu.be/VTqCBtdhl4Q

Fake Christmas | We have TWO Christmas Days!

We all know I lurrrvvvvvvvve the sh!t out of Christmas! But the trouble is that it is only one day of the year. Not in my house! We have two Christmas Days ๐Ÿ˜‚ย Now before you get concerned ... I am not one of those people you see on the news who has Christmas Day every ...

A Letter to My Old Self (My Hi Mama Letter)

Recently the lovely ladies at http://www.hi-mama.co.uk askedย me to write a letter to my old self. To revisit a time when I was going through a tough period of my life and give the old me some advice. I chose to right about the night I became a single mum. It was an emotional letter to ...

Repeat after me: Perfection Does Not Exist!

  I put up a post yesterday on my instagram page ... This was the picture that went with it. I know classy right? I have only had Insta since Jan and the truth be known I haven't got a bloody clue what I am doing! From what I can tell it is a bit ...

Mum Down! The Butterfly Effect of a Mum Getting Sick.

I am sat here in some very fetching pjs (If you have been following me on Instagram and Facebook then you will know the ones I mean!). I am the embodiment of a sexy domestic goddess. I just hope the Next delivery lady doesn't knock on the door (I waiting on an order of a ...