My name is Otilia and the name of the blog started because of my romanian provenience. I am 37 years old and have a license in Law. I married a yorkshire man called Adrian in 2006 and a couple of years later our daughters where born – Miss K born in 2009 and Miss A in 2012.

I started blogging in 2010 and since then I made lots of friends and change my career forever. Now besides being a blogger, I am also offering my services as a Social Media Manager for companies.

My life is nevertheless exciting and although I am working from home my career has developed so much since I started. I learn new things every day and although I am reaching 40s I am glad to say that I can keep up with the younger generation.

Combining family life and career is possible if you do what you love. 

Here are a few things I’ve done over the years:

  • Britmums editor and writing the monthly Beauty Round up;
  • Made the shortlist at Brilliance in Blogging Award 2012 in the Fresh Voice category – Britmums;
  • Circle of Mums Top 25 European Mums 2012 & 2013 ;
  • Featured as a food blogger on Morrisons website;
  • I took part in a live interview with Huffington Post;
  • Featured editor on Loveallblogs.com with 5 BLOGS YOU NEED IN YOUR LIFE(blog post removed);
  • I was featured as a guest blogger and raising awareness about antenatal and postnatal depression over on Netmums Blog.(blog post removed)
  • I was Tefal Innovation Panellist (Ambassador) in 2013

Mention and quoted on:

– Video: Marco Pierre White talks summer turkey recipes
– Expat Round-up: Love where you live!
– 41 spooky Halloween foods, crafts & decorations
– October Foodie Round Up – Harvest Food
– Travel Round-up: Summer hols
– Health round-up: Diabetes, hyperemesis gravid arum and Christmas wishes
– Working Parents Round-up: Crimbo chaos
– Expat Round-up: The BritMums Live Edition
Newbie Tuesday: The Half Term fail!
– Good Reads: Cyber bullying, Christmas cards and anti-resolutions
– Good Reads: NaBloPoMoUK

As part of my blog I’ll write up reviews of things we as a family enjoy so if you have a product that you might think it is suitable for my family please contact me at otilia.stocks@gmail.com.

Adrian  – The Yorkshire Husband and Daddy He occasionally writes and reviews for the blog although he is also trying to provide for the family.He likes beer, movies and music but first of all he loves his three ladies.

How to photograph children

Miss K – Born in 2009 she is now in school and bilingual – romanian & english but her 1st language is english. As you can imagine she loves ballet, cartoons, princesses and all the other dolls but she truly enjoys doing puzzles. Although she is only 5 and a half at the moment she can manage 7 + puzzles without problems. She is also reviewing and taking part in most of my recipes for kids and she has her own Youtube channel called BoogTV

Miss A – Born in 2012, I still see her as my baby. She is a lot messier and naughtier than Miss K use to be at her age. She loves balloons, singing and dancing and her older sister.



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