Dragon Craft Idea For Kids #BostikBlogger

This month’s theme for the #BostikBlogger campaign was Dragons. My girls seem obsessed with dragons and dinosaurs at the moment so this was quite an exciting project for them. I decided to give them some helpful tips but to pretty much allow them to make it by themselves. So here we have a dragon craft idea for kids. A friendly …

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My Sunday Photo 2016 – #11/52

This week has been an odd one. It’s been taken up by a lot of walking and it feels like that has consumed us. Not having a car is a super pain and I owe a lot to several mums at P1s school who have bent over backwards to help us. I am so eternally grateful for their kindness. Today …

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Sunshine Smoothie With Sunrise Living

Between 5th and 13th March Sunrise Care Home communities are inviting the public to meet their talented chefs, sample their delicious and nutritious food. We were given one of their Taste of Sunrise Recipe books to try out a recipe at home. We decided to attempt the Sunshine Smoothie. To make your own Sunshine Smoothie you will need the following …

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A Film Night At The School

Every year P1s school hosts a film night. She’s always wanted to go but for some reason or other we just never have. I’m blaming it on having two other young ones, not being able to drive the previous years and having a pretty strict bedtime. She missed Frozen in Reception and then How To Train A Dragon last year. …

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Yankee Candle Scenterpiece MeltCup Warmer Review

In January I announced that Yankee Candle are my #BML16 sponsors and as part of this sponsorship we will be reviewing some of the amazing products they have on offer. Our most recent being the Yankee Candle Scenterpiece. The Scenterpiece is modern in design and very heavy weighted. I love that the bottom half has a sandblasted ceramic finish whilst the …

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#VlogStars March 2016 – 5 Things I Couldn’t Live Without

So for the second time I am linking up with Mr & Mrs T Plus 3 and You Baby Me Mummy for the #VlogStars linky. I’m going to try and make this a regular thing now as I quite enjoyed filming this one. This months prompt was “5 Things I Couldn’t Live Without and 1 Thing I Could”.  Take a …

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Family Holidays in London: How to Make Them Run Smoothly

London is a great destination for families. There are lots of fun attractions to see, places to visit, and some amazing nightlife. Travelling with kids, however, is often fraught with difficulties, not least because of the issues associated with public transport or driving through central London. So if you have a trip to London planned this year, here are a …

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My Sunday Photo 2016 – #10/52 Mother’s Day

When I typed “Mother’s Day” into my blog search bar this morning, it came up with nothing amazing and that was actually written on the day itself.  I did find this post from 3 years ago which hit a nerve and made feel angry and sad all at once but reminded me exactly why I’ve never made a big thing …

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Annabel Karmel’s Busy Mum’s Cookbook Review

I have started to really enjoy cooking and baking recently and my little collection of cookbooks is growing. One thing I’ve noticed is that since becoming a parent, my cook book collection is heavily dominated by Annabel Karmel. From weaning, child friendly and family cookbooks I have nearly everything to get ideas for new meals for my family. As a …

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World Book Day 2016

The influx of happy children dressed up as their favourite book characters over social media can only mean one thing, it’s world book day! A day for celebrating books and reading. Personally, I am a lover of a physical book over an online edition, which do you prefer? I can’t remember what characters I used to go as at school. …

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Leap Day 2016 – Fresh Air At Coolings Nature Trail

Every four years we gain a day. A leap year. This year marks our youngest daughter turning 17 months. Social media was filled with posts about making the most out of the extra day but I personally was ready to spend my day being a slob. Then the guilt came over me and we decided to head to the Nature …

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An MRI Scan On A 3 Year Old

I really love the Timehop app sometimes. It reminds you of the insignificant events of your life and the really important ones that you shouldn’t forget but do. A few days ago it showed me a status where I was feeling apprehensive about the MRI scan my eldest had to have. It was four years ago today.  The photos in …

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Britax DUALFIX Car Seat Review

As part of being a Britax Mumbassador, I have been given the Britax DUALFIX car seat to review and share with you guys. On first impressions the DUALFIX looks super modern and funky. It is also quite large and very heavy. So we move onto the technical side of things. The DUALFIX is a Group 0+/1 car seat which means it is …

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Letter To My Princess 3 – 17 Months

To my Princess 3, This month seems to have seen so many new changes for you. It feels like you are no longer our little baby. You are so inquisitive with your surroundings. Especially the fridge. I guess for someone so little it could be like a great treasure trove of adventures with new things to explode each day. Your …

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My Sunday Photo 2016 #9/52

We were up and out the door this morning for 9:30am to drop P1 off for her first service as a Brownie. It was the divisions Rededication Service and we were invited to go along and watch. I hadn’t realised it didn’t start for 45 minutes after we dropped P1 so we reluctantly decided just to pick her up at …

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The 3rd Time Of Moving From Cot To Bed

P2 was just 15 months old when we moved her from cot to bed, or mattress on the floor to be precise. I don’t remember when I moved P1, I’m pretty sure she was much older. I thought we had plenty of time before it would be P3s turn but that time came and on the 23rd February she came …

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Bernard Matthews Stir Fry-Days

I am very excited to announce that I am on the Bernard Matthews Family Panel for a second year running. We really enjoyed all the challenges last year so it wasn’t a hard decision to take part again. This year we are kicking off with a Stir-Fry challenge. We actually have never had a stir-fry at home which is really ridiculous considering …

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Pampers #SagGoneGrooveOn

A saggy nappy. We all know them. The type that hangs off your baby’s hips, dangling soggy and wet between their legs. It is making me cringe just thinking about it. I have OCD when it comes to nappies. It has to be on just so or I am forced to redo it, five times if need be. I have …

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She’s A Brownie

I popped P1s name on the waiting list for our local Rainbows group when we moved over to Sevenoaks. Over two years ago now. Just before Christmas we had confirmation that she had a place. Then a few weeks later we were contacted about a place in the Brownies group. As P1 is now 7 years old she was in …

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LeapFrog LeapReader Junior Review

2016 in definitely bringing some lovely opportunities already and one of those is my new role as a LeapFrog Blogger Ambassador. So here I bring you our first product we’ve been reviewing, the LeapFrog LeapReader Junior and the Sofia The First book. The LeapReader Junior is suitable for ages 1-3 years which at first I was a little wary of. I wasn’t …

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