Family Day Out To Chessington In Pictures

I have wrote about adventures to Chessington World Of Adventures twice before; our first experience was of their Howl-oween event three years ago now, and the second time was last year for the opening of the new Gruffalo River Ride which had replaced the much loved Bubbleworks. So for this post about our recent trip to Chessington I thought I …

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Our First L.O.L Surprise Confetti Pop Review

Somehow we’ve managed to steer clear of the craze that is hitting little girls across the world. The L.O.L Dolls. I remember there being huge hype over the large edition ones that cost loads of money and it sort of put me off because I didn’t know enough. Then we were sent three of the L.O.L Surprise Confetti Pop balls to open …

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Shared Bedroom Tour | House Reveal #4

If you saw the last house reveal with the Box Room Tour you will know that one big change for the girls was their bedroom changes. P1 had graduated to her own room leaving P2 and P3 to share still. There’s only 19 months between them so it made sense for it to be this way. We had big choices to make …

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My Sunday Photo 2018 – Happiness

This photo was taken on our way to the Isle of Wight. We’ve been for the past two years, this is our third year and it has definitely become our most favourite place to take the girls. P1 who is somebody who doesn’t adjust well to a change in environment (she’s waiting to be diagnosed with autism), has taken this …

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Num Noms Inspired Easter Hunt

It’s Easter weekend! Happy Easter. Our lead up to Easter has been a little pants due to illnesses, snow and a busy daily life. I did manage to grab some Easter treats from Poundland recently but I do tend to steer away from chocolate if I’m honest. This year I wanted to do something totally different. We decided to have …

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Little Tikes Fun Zone Drop Zone Review

I completely appreciate that we’ve just come out of a pretty frozen spell of snowy weather. That it’s still floating around the 5-8degree mark most days. On Friday temperatures hit a whopping 12degrees and there wasn’t a chance in hell that I’d not take full advantage of the sunshine and put together our new Little Tikes Fun Zone Drop Zone …

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How Does Money Impact Our Relationship?

Does money buy happiness? Can it impact our relationships? I honestly think it does, for both those questions. I was really interested to read the results of a survey done by Shepherds Friendly about How Does Money Impact Our Relationships. My husband and I have always had quite an open situation when it comes to the money in our lives …

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My Sunday Photo 2018 – Sickness Bugs

We started this week with a light dusting of snow once again, ended it with some sunshine and a glimmer of hope for Spring time. However, the middle part of our week was pretty yuck if I’m honest. P2 came back from school on Tuesday complaining of tummy pains. This shortly followed by sick. Weirdly the vomiting (why does that …

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Finding The Right Time To Book That Family Holiday

It can be tricky to balance the daily running of your home and plan a family break at the same time. Between school, available dates, and the general buzz of a busy household, finding the time to search for the best prices on offer can often seem like a little dose of extra hassle that you just don’t have time …

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Getting Through the First Day of School

Your child’s first day of school can be emotional for the both of you. If they’ve been at home for the first two or three years of their life, the idea of them going out and living their own life at nursery for a few hours a day can be a hard pill to swallow. As a parent, you can’t …

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When Will Winter & Spring Finish Their Arguing?

Seriously Spring time, grow some balls and kick this Winter away sooner rather than later. So in case you are not living in the UK, we are currently living in an icy, snowy, winter wonderland yet again. It’s hard to believe that the photos in this blog post were taken on Friday. On Friday, I found myself outside without my …

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My Sunday Photo 2018 – Hating On The Snow This Weekend

On Friday we experienced a short lived snippet of what the spring and summer will look like for my family. It was warm enough to sit outside with no coats on. Yet this weekend we have been graced with more snow. Usually I’d be jumping for joy about the white flakes falling from the sky. Willing it, pleading it to …

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Siblings 2018 – March

What an extremely odd month we have had. We were teased with a nice warm weekend, with sunshine and flowers sprouting up everywhere. A tiny glimmer of hope to the Spring and Summer being well on its way, then out of nowhere the Beast From The East hit and covered the UK in thick snow! I haven’t actually taken many …

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Is It Lucky To Have Child Free Time?

I hear it so often when I tell people I’m child free and that we get to have this once a month for an entire weekend. “You’re so lucky!” But is it luck really? And is that luck mine or the kids? If you are new to my blog, I am a mum of three girls. I had my first …

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My Sunday Photo 2018 – My Grandad’s In Hospital

Firstly, Happy Mother’s Day! I really haven’t felt like celebrating as it’s been a really hard week for me and my family. Many of you will know how much my lovely Grandad means to me. He’s been and is a huge part of my life, my childhood and my girls childhoods! My Grandad has been poorly for some time. It …

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Box Room Tour | House Reveal #3

I’m back with another room tour! This time it’s the box room of our house. We’d always said that P1 would get her own room when we moved. It was something that was really important to me as it had been suggested that it could help P1’s behaviour. Just like the rest of this house the room was a magnolia …

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Special Needs Diary #14 – Autism Assessment & Orthopaedic Shoes

It already feels like that snowy, winter wonderland we had last week was such a long time ago doesn’t it?! I keep looking at my photos wishing I’d taken more. It was just such a beautiful week. However, for us it also was a pretty awful week for P1. Change effects her hugely as you will know if you’ve followed …

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Tips For A Family Day Out At Paultons Park & Peppa Pig World

Half term sort of didn’t happen for us. We only had the girls for three and a bit days. They got to spend some much needed time with their Grandparents in Essex leaving Hubby and I to relax and enjoy some peace. When they returned we decided to head to our favourite theme park for some family time. What we …

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My Sunday Photo 2018 – A Snowy Week

I’m meant to share one, or two photos for My Sunday Photo each week but I just couldn’t pick from all of the lovely memories we’ve captured this week. What a week we have had across the UK! I posted about the snow day we had in Kent on Tuesday. That was the main dumping of snow that we had …

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World Book Day 2018

It’s World Book Day. A yearly event that celebrates books and reading. I am a huge lover of a good book, especially children’s books now that I am a parent. I love the excitement every evening when we settle down for a our bedtime story. Sadly, the snowy weather has postponed the school celebration of World Book Day but that …

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