How to Pest Proof Your Home

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Unwanted pests such as bugs, creepy crawlies and rodents occasionally invite themselves into our homes, wreaking havoc and leaving us feeling like our home isn’t quite as clean and secure as we’d like it to be. But, many of us struggle to know how to deal with a pest problem, particularly if traditional measures don’t sit well with your values …

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Lily O’Briens New Chocolate Bars & A Hamper Giveaway Worth £45!

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We had a delicious delivery of 14 bars of Lily O’Briens Chocolate a few weeks ago. Yes you heard that right. Fourteen chocolate bars! It seriously felt like we were in chocolate heaven. The weather has been amazing this week and I have actually really fancied some chocolate. So the huge box of chocolates was very appreciated.  These are new for the …

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What Pet Is Right For You & Your Kids?

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Right, you want to get an animal to add to your ever-growing family, but now you have kids, you have to consider them alongside your lifestyle. So, which one is right for you?   Ultimately, choosing the pet that is right for you and you family, will come down to many factors, individual to you. These might include where you …

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Autism Diaries #1 – A Trip To The Park

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Dear Diary, I have grown to know that our eldest needs previous planning for whatever she does. Whether that be something very small like her next meal, or something big like a trip out. We are in the very first few days of the summer holidays and I’ve mentally prepared myself for mayhem in the first week or so as …

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My Sunday Photo 2016 – #29/52

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It’s been about a month since I posted a My Sunday Photo. Life has been so incredibly busy and I’ve felt a bit guilty for not actually posting because that was the whole point of taking part. But with not having a car, feeling utterly exhausted for the majority of every day, I just had no motivation to sit and …

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P1s Sports Day 2016

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I can’t believe that it’s the end of P1s journey as a Key Stage 1 student. She attends a Primary School but when I was her age this would have been her last year in the Infants. In just over six weeks time she’ll be entering the Juniors phase and things are going to get tougher. I always find it amusing …

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Dressing Up Fun With Katie’s Princess Dresses

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The weather has been glorious this week. We are all getting a healthy glow on our skins and despite not having a car for some of this beautiful weather, we have been having a great time all the same. This weekend felt like a good time to enjoy some time dressing up and mixing up their play sessions a little …

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Becoming Superheroes With Ella’s Kitchen

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I am really bad at planning activities for the girls to do. I think that’s one reason I’m quite grateful for my blog because it pushes me out of my comfort zone with the opportunities we get. Recently we were sent a huge box of goodies from Ella’s Kitchen and challenged to recreate a super hero theme. Inside our box …

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8 Best Theme Parks And Attractions In Madrid

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When you think Madrid city breaks, you probably think history museums and art galleries, architectural landmarks and fine dining. These all make it an alluring place to spend a weekend yourself, with friends, or with a partner, but with kids? You’re probably looking for something less cultural and more energetic. Luckily, Madrid won’t let you down – the city is full of …

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Pirongs Unique Lifestyle Planner Review

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I used to a pretty unorganised person with my blog. I would spend so long trying to figure out what I had outstanding or even what the postman had brought me that week. Things got a bit crazy last year and I felt completely stressed out by it all and very overwhelmed. I needed a system and so I bought …

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Summer Fun In The Sun

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Oh my goodness, hands up if you’re loving this hot weather? I definitely prefer warmer weather over the cold weather. It makes me feel happier and more at ease with life in general. We still have a few more days left of school for P1 but P2 has already broken up for the summer holidays. We’ve started to put together …

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Kids Bedroom Makeover Challenge With George ASDA

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Having three girls makes room decorating pretty simple as they all tend to love the same thing at the same time at the moment. We currently have all three girls sharing a room which they are outgrowing rapidly. We think our eldest has autism and so in an ideal world I would love for her to have her own bedroom. …

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Our First Child Free Weekend At Home

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For a while now P1 and P2 have enjoyed a one night sleepover with my Mum over in Essex. It’s usually the first weekend of the month and it gave us a little bit of a break. It was never a full break because we had P3 and there’s only been a handful of times (if that) when we’ve managed …

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#WhatsYourX – Sony Xperia X Mobile Phone Review

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I remember a time when for me, my mobile phone was my statement accessory. During secondary school if you still had a block like phone when the latest one was a flip, then you were classed as a bit of a weirdo. I don’t know what secondary school life is like nowadays but for me personally, I’m not overly bothered …

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Siblings 2016 – July

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I say it every month but this year is just zooming past at a super rapid speed. We are in the seventh month which of course means we are now over half way through 2016. Personally I’m already looking forward to Christmas but I’ll try keep that one quiet for now. So we are on to the next lot of …

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Trying To Survive The Last Terrible Twos Phase

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Life has become pretty unbearable. The relatively easy going, will come along wherever with little fuss toddler of ours has turned into a little monster. It’s been about a month now but things seem to be at a new stage of hell in the past week.  There’s no hiding the fact she’s always been the drama of the three, far …

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Britax Affinity 2 Pushchair Review

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I know, you are probably wondering why one person would need so many pushchairs in their lives right?! Well the most recent addition to our family is the brand new Britax Affinity 2. I think the main reason we have several pushchairs is because we need one for different types of adventures so our B-Agile Double is perfect for when we …

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Reflecting On A Year Of Nursery

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It’s that time of the year when suddenly we realise there’s just a few weeks or even days left of the schooling year. It terrifies me every year but for some reason I’m feeling a lot more sentimental this time round as we wave goodbye to P2s very first year of nursery. I love her nursery and the setting has …

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Trutex School Uniform Review

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One thing we have noticed about P1s personality and possibly due to autism, is that she finds clothing extremely uncomfortable and especially school uniform. Because let’s face it, who ever felt comfortable wearing their uniform?! Now this is thinking quite far in advance really but we were sent some Trutex school wear to review and you can find your local …

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Teacher Gifts With Mantra Jewellery

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To be honest I am quite glad to see the back of this school year. I really don’t know why but I feel like we need a fresh start in the motivational department. We most certainly need a break from early rushed mornings too. I’ve had various emails from the class reps about donations and cards for the teachers from …

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How Much Should I Feed My Toddler? #rethinktoddlerportionsizes

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I have always had concerns when it comes to what my daughters eat in a day. P1 is such a skinny little thing but tends to eat an incredible quantity of food so we were referred to a dietitian who assured us that we were doing the right thing. But more recently I have been faced with other worries surrounding …

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Worlds Apart Junior ReadyBed Review

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Every first weekend of the month P1 and P2 head off for a one night sleep over with my Mum. This weekend will be P3s first experience of the sleepover as we’ve felt she was a little too young previously. The girls have their own special room and have been kitted out with a bed, but P3 doesn’t yet so …

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Earning Her Brownie Hostess Badge

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P1 has been a Brownie for four months now. I’ve been pretty sceptical about how long she’d stick mat it because I wasn’t a Girl Guide for long myself. However, she is thoroughly enjoying every meet they have and attends weekly. Being a Brownie is about exploring new hobbies, learning new skills and making new friends and I really think …

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