This week’s featured Blogger is Steph from Stephs Two Girls . Blogger, wife & mummy of 2, Steph is an award nominated writer raising the awareness of Pathological Demand Avoidance Autism. Steph also has an amazing talent for making cupcakes so anyone with a sweet tooth will enjoy baking one of her recipes. Steph is our lady in red tonight, so without further ado over to Steph …….
I’m Steph, 44 years old (gulp) and married with two girls aged 11 and 9. Youngest girl has autism which is why I started blogging; I do various bits of work from home and run courses for parents of children with autism. This year I was amazed to be nominated for a MAD Blog Award in the outstanding category and in the Inspire category for BritMums BiBs.
First of all I’ll just say how difficult it is to find a decent photo of me in anything – very rarely full-length for sure! This dress is the one I word for the MADS – I ordered it at the last minute, online from House of Fraser, along with 2 others. I asked for votes on Instagram as to which suited me best and this one won – bonus as it was in the sale and was the cheapest! I’ve always loved the colour red; it’s my favourite winter coat colour and always makes me feel cheerful when I wear it.
So rarely get to go out these days, maybe once a month on average at most.
My all-time favourite night out would have to be to a Take that concert – I’ve been to every tour (sometimes more than once, and have even seen them in Italy!). Generally I’m happy with anything though – Italian restaurant probably my favourite for more everyday get-togethers.
I’m rubbish at buying clothes for myself and when I usually go out it tends to be the old standard ‘top and jeans’ so I generally search for a new top once in a while, mostly in Debenhams, anything up to £50ish.
Half an hour unless I need to shower and wash my hair, then it’s an hour and a half!
Pimms & lemonade in summer, Southern Comfort and lemonade in winter. I usually make do with Prosecco though. Even better if it’s pink!
Nope, nothing, not very exciting at all sorry.
Honestly, I couldn’t tell you. Wedding dress, can’t remember how much though?!
Make sure someone else is in the house to look after them and close the door!
Las Vegas; I’ve never been and I’d love to go and be reckless with a wad of cash.
I hope you have enjoyed reading my blog series on ‘Parents Night Out ‘Feel free to leave me some comments or if you would like to take part then leave your e-mail address below.