Stay At Home Piggy Graduates at Last.

Hello, It’s finally happened. On Friday I graduated. A diploma of higher education that I began in 2012 before I got married. Then in 2014 after having a baby, I decided to continue on into a degree. Has now finally culminated in a Batchelor of Science in Veterinary…

Planning and Prepping for the Xmas Period

Hello, This is my first Xmas as Stay At Home Piggy and in my shop PiggyBlanketsUK. I have started the race that many other crafters and all retail businesses begin in the months leading up to Xmas (I think I’ve started later than most). It is a time…

Meet Tony and his Triceratops friends.

Hello, I’ve been so excited to write this post. Finally and I do mean finally my little Triceratops range is ready to roll out onto my Etsy shop….hurrah! It feels like it has been quite awhile since the original Tony was created and then sacrificed to…

The art of trying to prevent projecting your phobias onto your kids……it’s hard!

Hello, It is currently spider season in my home at the moment. Now if you know me, then you know that I am not fantastic with spiders. And by not fantastic I mean screaming and throwing myself around in some sort of bizarre dance. Until the danger has passed and…

Autumn is coming!

Hello, August has drawn to a close and with it is the beginning of the end of Summer. It heralds the coming of Autumn and Winter, my favourite seasons. The nights will start to draw in as the leaves turn from green to a glorious mixture of gold, red and…

My Ten Top Tips to Camping with Small Children.

Hello, If you have read some of my more recent posts. You’ll gather that we went camping for a week in August. Now this was really fun and our most successful camping trip to date. However there are some things that we would do differently and some things…

Why I still love Disney!

Hello, I’m in my late twenties and I still regularly watch a fair amount of Disney. The worst thing, is that I can’t even blame it on my little pigs. I have always found Disney soothing and often inspiring, sometimes it has left me bawling and…

Piggy went Camping

Hello, Normally in the past when we have holidayed in the UK we have camped in Scotland. Now I love Scotland I truly do but last year we had an abysmal experience, and it wasn’t wholly down to the bad weather conditions. It was one of those holidays…

My Take on Cooking with a Three Year Old.

Hello, Some of my fondest and remaining memories of my mother are when we used to cook together. She was a fabulous cook and it is she that I have to thank, for my love of no fuss home cooked food. I can honestly say I can’t remember…

I turned my dog into a fairy.

Hello, It’s been a funny sort of a weekend as I sit here writing this. Bittersweet and at times inappropriately funny, but overall a good weekend spent with my family. On Friday it was the anniversary of my mother’s death. Thirteen years to be precise. Sometimes…