My Sunday Photo 2016 – 4/52

Last Sunday we had woken up to glistening snow and spent the morning playing in the cold. This Sunday we woke up and headed to Essex, my hometown, to visit my Grandad. We went for breakfast at the Roebuck then off to get P1 and P3 some new shoes. Every time I mention my Grandad it’s always about feeling so …

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A Weight Loss Motivation Boost

I am now 3 weeks into my weight loss journey. My main goal wasn’t really to eat healthier but to eat less. Like the saying goes “everything in moderation”. I planned to cut my portions by half and stick to eating 1,000 calories a day. A big thing for me to cut was the biscuits. During the first week I …

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Breaking Her Milk Habit Before Her 3rd Birthday

At around 6 months of age a baby has the ability to sleep a full night of sleep. P1 was 10 months when she began to sleep an amazing 12 hour stretch. P2 is yet to reach that milestone and P3 exactly the same. They both have habits that need breaking.  A preschooler needs 11 hours of sleep plus a …

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“I may have a daughter with autism”

Imagine giving your child a few packets of sweets, a can of cola and just to top it off nicely a bowl of ice cream topped with sprinkles. You watch their eyes widen, their body begin to go at extra fast, their voices louder and they become uncontrollable. That’s what it’s like to live with P1 right now. As soon …

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A Snowy Winter Morning

I woke up today to our little village being covered in a dusting of white. We’d had a few flakes yesterday evening and at 2am when P2 woke asking for her usual milk, which was refused, I saw out of the window the glow of the snow in the dark. I was so excited for morning to come but by …

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My Sunday Photo 2016 – 3/52

There’s gradually been more and more snowy winter photos appear on social media and I was left feeling rather glum as I watched the rain pour and the sky dark. I had no hopes for snow this year at all, seeing as last year we just had a small dusting before it was gone by the afternoon.  This morning we …

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Siblings 2016 – January

For me the Siblings Project starts another year, our second year and once again I’m a little bit late in getting photos and posting. Our weekends are the only time that my girls get to spend quality time as a threesome. The rest of the week is dotted with P3 spending time on her own, or just P2 and P3 …

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“It sounds silly because shopping is such an ordinary thing”

Growing up I always spent time with my Grandparents. Just them and me. My Nan and my Grandad. We went to Scotland for holidays to visit my Grandad’s sister, we went to Somerset to visit Grandad’s friend on a farm he owned. I spent pretty much every afternoon after school with them. But now I rarely get quality time with …

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10 Perfect Gifts For New Mums

  New Mums will be adorned with gifts, but they will mostly be for the little one they’re now caring for. Think about Mum and give them a gift they will appreciate – here are ten great gift ideas:  Pre cooked meals For new Mums the concept (and time) required for cooking filling, healthy lunches and dinners is going to …

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Bedgebury Pinetum Stick Man Trail Adventure

I have been hibernating so far this winter. Spending most of my days in my joggers or pjs bottoms and doing my best to avoid unnecessary trips outside. Things are back to normal routines now and we are trying to do more things at the weekends this year. This Sunday we stepped completely out of our comfort zones and decided …

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My Sunday Photo 2016 – 2/52

We did something out of our comfort zone today. We ventured out of the house in bad weather. The temptation, from a bad night of sleep, to just stay indoors for a lazy Sunday was so extreme but I didn’t cave. Instead I packed a lunch bag, we all wore double or even triple layers, the kids had rain all-in-ones …

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“I don’t think I’ve felt true boredom for a long time”

Since the new year I have felt quite refreshed. My emails have been quiet, I’ve been writing and scheduling posts for days in advance, the house is relatively tidy with clothes washing up to date and put away. But the evening telly has been pretty rubbish and limited which has left me feeling rather bored. I don’t think I’ve felt …

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Letter To My Princess 2 – 2 Years 11 Months

To my Princess 2, There is just one more month left of being two. Three years ago you were tucked up inside my tummy, kicking away, not a care in the world. I however had the itchiest of skins and was so desperate to have you out. This is just a short little letter as I want to write again …

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“P1 is behaved at school and a crazy nightmare at home”

I’ve always loved the idea of home schooling. Having no early mornings for school runs and being able to spend time as a family doing the things we loved whilst educating and growing my daughters. But then we have school holidays, and they remind me exactly why I don’t and would never go down that route. There’s something wrong with …

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My Sunday Photo 2016 – 1/52 

It’s the beginning of a new year. Obviously. I started to take part with the My Sunday Photo linky last year but gradually forgot. This year I’m starting new things with the hope to keep them up. Already I’ve spent 2016 knitting, eating better and feeling happier. Instead of a nice Sunday fry up breakfast as part of my healthier …

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Fluffy American Pancakes Recipe

I am guilty of opening up a batter mix sachet that costs just 30p and making up a batch of pancakes or yorkshire puddings. Pancakes are P1s absolute favourite breakfast and seeing as I am actually really enjoying baking and cooking recently, I decided to give some American pancakes a go today. Here’s the recipe for these yummy star shaped …

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Happy Birthday Life With Pink Princesses

I’m not a person to stick at things for long. Saving money goes out the window pretty quick, keeping the house clutter free was a bit longer lived but again it’s lacking, eating healthier and losing weight dwindled out. When I started my blog I was already blogging on a different platform and it was pretty awful. Like that blog …

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My Goals For 2016

The past year seems to have flown by. I think I probably say that every year but it does feel like this time last year I had a newborn baby then I blinked and I’m about to enter 2016 with two toddlers and a child. Last year I set myself 5 goals; to lose weight, see friends more, do more …

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TUMTUM Bluebell Out & About Lunch Set Review & Competition

I am awful at forgetting to pack the girls snacks or food she we head out or for a short trip to the park. Then each and every time they moan that they’re hungry despite just having lunch. I never learn. I also think a contributing factor is that I’ve not had anywhere to store anything so when TUMTUM offered …

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