Mama Geek

A slightly bewildered geek's journey through motherhood!
  1. 22

    Oct

    Giveaway: Hotter handbag or £20 voucher

    Following my recent visit to the Hotter store in Solihull where I got to choose a pair of boots to bring home and test out, Hotter are offering my readers the chance to win either a £20 gift voucher or a Delamore handbag. This what Hotter have to say about the Delamore bag: Delamore is - Keep reading...

  2. 22

    Oct

    Quality Cousin Time

    Georgie and Lydia really enjoyed our holiday and loved getting to spend a weekend with their older (and therefore cooler) cousin, Izzy. As well as attending her 4th birthday party, they played loads, inside… Outside… And at the soft play centre… As you can see from the - Keep reading...

  3. 21

    Oct

    I’m a Dora and Friends...

    I must be a glutton for punishment as I will be once again opening up our house to half a dozen preschoolers in order to host another twitter party next month! Our last one was so much fun for Georgie and Lydia that I couldn’t resist the lure of volunteering for another. Dora and - Keep reading...

  4. 20

    Oct

    A buccaneering pirate party

    We started our recent holiday with a weekend with my sister Jennie & her family, beginning with my niece Izzy’s 4th birthday party. We had a great time and all the kids looked super cute dressed up as pirates. Lydia especially looked pretty adorable as a mini pirate; she just - Keep reading...

  5. 19

    Oct

    Review: Hotter Pixie Boots

    I was given these Hotter boots at the recent Hotter event I attended at the Solihull store. I have been testing them very thoroughly ever since... other than a few outings in my wellies I haven't worn any other shoes since having - Keep reading...

  6. 18

    Oct

    Rescuing an injured hedgehog...

    A few weeks ago, James was putting the binbags out in the evening when he saw a hedgehog on the path. He knows that they are my favourite animal, and thought that something didn’t seem quite right with the way it was moving, so he called me out to take a look. After checking it - Keep reading...

  7. 13

    Oct

    Overexcited Disney addict...

    I am ridiculously excited about something in our calendar for this month – we are off to see Disney on Ice at the Birmigham NIA in less than two weeks, to do a review of the show! I am a HUGE Disney fan and I love to watch ice skating so this is just like - Keep reading...

  8. 07

    Oct

    Lydia’s “Bed! Bed! Bed!”

    About half a dozen or so times throughout the last few weeks, Lydia has climbed out of her cot. This would be after removing her sleeping bag – having worked out the only style we could find that she couldn’t remove herself… until now. Once or twice, - Keep reading...

  9. 30

    Sep

    #ShoesieTuesday with Hotter

    This time last week I was nibbling delicious canapés, sipping prosecco, and falling in love with a pair of shoes. Well, I tell a lie... not just one pair, but a whole shop full. I had heard of Hotter shoes before but have never ventured inside one of their shops before. I now think know - Keep reading...

  10. 30

    Sep

    Learning more about Photography...

    I was lucky enough to be invited to a Walking Architecture Photography workshop recently by Goodman. The workshop was taught by Simon of Iguana Photography and we were provided with a yummy lunch at Jamie’s Italian in the Bullring. It was a great opportunity to learn - Keep reading...