A Blurry Mum’s Night Out

A Blurry Mum’s Night Out

A Guest Blog Review from Hayley Vining Clemmens Get a pizza the pie on your mums’ night out Shut (The Stable) door, Cheltenham Mamans! We’ve found the perfect venue for your next ‘mum off duty’ outing in Cheltenham. We recently enjoyed a very rare mum’s night out at The Stable, in Clarence Street Cheltenham, and as we are a sharing bunch we wanted to tell you more about it! Following much precision planning – you know the drill Mamans, supervising feeding time at the zoo trying not to polish off… View Post

A Lesson in Upcycling

A Lesson in Upcycling

A Guest Blog from Caz Chapman I grew up loving art and all things creative. We would spend many weekends wandering round National Trust properties and admiring all the beautiful interiors. The bold use of colour and thought that went into each piece of furniture and interior has always inspired me. When I moved into my first home I realised how hard it was to find pieces of furniture that were unique without breaking the bank. I felt many flat pack options lacked the quality I wanted and the style… View Post

Maman Camping Survival Guide

Maman Camping Survival Guide

Guest Blog from Hayley Clemmens Camping Survival Tips for the Cheltenham Maman Seen the study linking camping to happy and healthy children in the news recently? Been mad enough to book a camping holiday with your family this summer as a result and the very thought of it is having a very real and damaging effect on mental health as you lie awake worrying about it at night? Well this post is for you my fellow CheltenhamMamans. In my experience (and having camped for over 30 years from being a… View Post

CheltenhamMaman HQ meets the one and only……….. Mother …

CheltenhamMaman HQ meets the one and only……….. Mother Pukka

Blog post from CheltenhamMaman HQ 2015 in the world of social media saw the dramatic rise of the #Instamum. One of the generals leading the frantic march of glammed up, funky superwomen and their small people, proudly waving their #parentingtheshitoutoflife banners, was Anna Whitehouse, aka @mother_pukka. Always at her side her little urchin (and company Vice President), Mae. CheltenhamMaman HQ is thrilled to have been given ten minutes with Anna to drill her on what’s going down in London town on the mothering front. CMHQ: First things first Anna –… View Post

Food Glorious Food

Food Glorious Food

A Guest Blog Post from Gemma Ashley For those that don’t know me, I love food. Especially the stuff that’s not so good for you. Having said that nothing fills me with more happiness than finding a clean, healthy meal that tastes delicious and doesn’t leave you feeling so unsatisfied that you end up consuming an entire packet of chocolate digestives afterwards! Naturally then, when I recently had an Australian friend visit, our tour of the beautiful Cotswolds involved more than our fair share of food. This was my opportunity to show my… View Post