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Hello And Welcome To My Chaos.

A little about me; my name is Sarah Christie and I write Extraordinary Chaos, a UK Family lifestyle blog. I am based in a village not far from Manchester and have a passion for new adventures, travel, theatre, interiors, food and craft.

Family Life

I have a wonderful husband and two amazing, very active and sporty boys aged 19 and 14 who share my love of life and the new and exciting. Thus we love to share our likes, loves and adventures as life ever changes with a growing chaotic family. And also how Chris and I adapt to life as our boys grow up.

Being a mum is the best job in the world. And one I am so grateful for every day. But it has it’s challenges. Family life is normal not perfect and we should embrace that. Perfect is dull!

Our oldest son also suffers from type 1 diabetes; he was diagnosed at 10 which temporarily turned our lives upside down. But with a great deal of work we now mostly have this under control, although it tends to throw us a challenge every now and then.

Travelling Family

We love seeing the world together and are always looking for our next adventure. We share our family travel adventures here, and as the boys are getting older there are also a few girls and romantic couple breaks.

How To Identify The Best Cruise Ships For Families

Craft Blogger

Cricut Maker paper cut tutorial

I am a mad crafter and work alongside Cricut as a Uk Cricut Craft Blogger. A role I am crazy about,  I adore all things crafty and could lose hours in the Cricut Design Space designing new things to make.

Food Blogger

Here you can follow my latest family meals, cake, slimming world and cocktail recipes.

When I first got married I had no idea how to cook, my cooking skills are a product of years of practice with many cooking disasters. However my love of food and determination fuelled me to persevere and master cooking as a concept. I still make many mistakes, some recipes take a few attempts until I am happy and they make it onto these pages.

easy lemon cake recipe

However this proves that if we have the desire anyone can cook and I am here to help you with that. With my “If I can cook them, any one can recipes” Being a good cook is just about having the ability to follow a recipe.

Interiors Blogger

I have always been passionate about interiors and we never seem to stop renovating our home. When we finish a home project we promise ourselves a rest, but that never happens, the itchy feet kick in a we find something new to change. Check out our latest home renovation and interiors posts for our never ending home projects.

how to order online curtains

Work Life And Blogging

Blogging has been part of my life for 6 years, I love every crazy day my career brings me. It brings many challenges, but also many worderful friends and opportunities.  You can also find me blogging over at Cruising With Kids family cruise blog.

My core trade is hairdressing, and I worked as a teacher for many years teaching level 3, bridal and avant garde hair. However I left teaching to work on my blog.

Activities for Families and Water Sports and Beach At Ikos Olivia Halkidiki

I also work part time in a busy town centre hair salon. It seems being a hairdresser is not something I could live without! I adore creating new styles and colours to make my clients feel great. 

Some of the brands I have worked with.

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Mark Warner Family Ambassador 2017

My Weekly Round Up And Celebration


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Finalist in the Bibs Photography Category

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Sandra Rogers

Tuesday 16th of June 2015

Hi Sarah

Very interesting I could get into this if I knew how???


Wednesday 17th of June 2015

Thank you Sandra, honestly it is addictive x

Adele Thornburn

Saturday 17th of January 2015

Hey Sarah Great Blog. I am very impressed and you've got me hooked. Just hope i can be as inspirational and creative s you! Thanks for the feedback on her lady-ship, Ruby. I truly hope she succeeds Thank you Adele


Sunday 18th of January 2015

Thanks Adele, have you set your blog up yet? Send me the link when you do. And yes I am positive she will succeed x

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