The MAD Blog Awards 2014

Last year, after just two months of writing Life With Pink Princesses I was short listed for the MAD blog awards in the category “Best New Blog”. I was astounded and so so pleased! Unfortunately I didn’t win that title but it’s that time again. The nominations for the MAD Blog Awards 2014 are now open.There’s something about awards that …

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Joules Lunch Box & Bath Crayons Review

Something that excited P1 about changing schools was the idea of having a packed lunch. It came completely out the blue because she’d been having school dinners for the past four months. I felt quite lucky when Joules sent us two beautiful packed lunch boxes and two sets of bath crayons.I’d never heard of Joules until my MiL bought me …

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Happy 1st Birthday Princess 2

I blinked and a whole year whizzed past. Yup, P2 is a whole year, 12 months, 365 days, 52 weeks old. I know it’s crazy!! I apologise in advance. It’s a long one and a cuppa tea and biscuit may be needed… If you’re not too squeamish that it. I realised that last year I failed to write my labour …

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Infasense Justafit Mulberry Sleep Suit Review

Crawling and toddling can spark a huge range of new and exciting things for a child. They can now reach those toys that are out of arms reach, climb mountains aka stairs and press the buttons on the Sky+ box. They also encounter the word “no” at this stage, experience many accidents caused by over independence and those terrible sleep …

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Freeva.co.uk – Eco Friendly Reusable Nappies (Our new company)

  Just a few weeks ago we finally launched our new adventure. I’m very proud to share with you our company, Freeva. The newest cloth nappy brand out there. We have big plans for Freeva (our daughters names mixed). We hope that in the future we’ll grow to something much bigger. We’ve had a fantastic response already, quite a few orders …

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Letter To My Nan – 5 Months

Hi Nan, So much has gone on this past month. So many things I wish I could come round whilst you have dialysis and tell you about. I’ve finally had a dream come true. Hubby and I have opened our own business! It’s a cloth nappy company and we’ve incorporated the girls names in the company name; Freeva. We have …

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“I’m walking 6.4miles a day”

P1 started her new school today. I had the alarm set for 6:30 but didn’t manage to actually get out of bed until 7. It took about half an hour to walk 1.6miles – exactly what good old Google said.I left P2 at home with hubby and P1 was allowed to use the pushchair. I know that so many people …

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Early Learning Centre Valentines Art Challenge

We have been challenged by Early Learning Centre to get creative all in the name of Valentines Day! And we haven’t had long to do it. They provided us with the tools to let the girls imaginations run wild.I get a little stressed when it comes to getting our craft box out. Mess makes me anxious. However, this time I …

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Filofax Original Purple Patent A5 Organiser Review

Anyone that follows me on Instagram will realise that I have become slightly addicted to my new Original Purple Patent A5 Filofax.I guess I should apologise here that not only has it invaded my Instagram and Twitter it’s also about to invade my blog and my life. Sorry!There’s something so different about Filofax. They seem to be able to create …

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“P1 has been counting down the day”

Today we said goodbye to getting up at 7:45am. We said goodbye to breakfast at 8:10am. We said goodbye to leaving the home at 8:35 to get to school for 8:40am. We said goodbye to P1 walking the whole journey. Today we said goodbye to being home by 9am. We said goodbye to our afternoons, leaving at 2:35 and being …

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“This beautiful little lady has clearly forgotten how to stay asleep!”

I seem to always jinx myself when it comes down to progress with P2. I posted earlier in the week about finally getting some decent nights of sleep. Clearly that was to prepare us for the past two nights!!This beautiful little lady has clearly forgotten how to stay asleep! For two nights I’ve seen every single hour of the night …

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“The frustrating and daunting decision has come to say goodbye”

In January 2012 my little white 1995 Vauxhall Corsa with pink butterfly and flower stickers decided it wanted to keep breaking down on me. The last straw happened when it broke down in the middle of those yellow boxes and I was completely stuck with no help and many cars beeping and passing by. Luckily, it was opposite my work …

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“The Dr thinks she may have something called Dyspraxia”

We finally had an appointment to see a professional of some sort regarding P1s hypermobility. It’s taken take nearly 5 months but today we saw a paediatrician and she was fantastic!! The Dr asked a lot of questions. I pretty much had to tell P1s life story. I went through everything that happened at the beginning of her life to …

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“Since starting our new routine bedtimes have been a breeze!”

Since starting our new routine bedtimes have been a breeze! We haven’t followed the routine strictly but we start bedtime at about 6:30pm. By this time P2 is very tired as she’s still used to being sleepy nearly straight after dinner. I don’t bath every day, we bath every few days now but I give P2 her milk in my …

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To My Princess 1 – 5 Years 1 Month

To Princess 1, It’s already been a whole month since you turned 5! Time just whizzes past. This month hasn’t been that fantastic to be honest. You’ve had a few issues with school and been quite poorly. You definitely know how to cause such a worry!! You’ve started new swimming lessons and you were quite nervous but I definitely think …

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“A bit like a giant memorable keepsake”

Atlantic Shopping have a new Bar Stool competition. I’d love to have many different photos and memories of our two girls printed onto a bar stool. A bit like a giant memorable keepsake standing at our breakfast bar for the world, well our visitors, to see! Highlighting the most important of memories; birth, smiles, great-grandparents, holidays, snow, learning and fun! …

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Ruta Ett DVD AB Heroes Of The City Review & Competition

There’s a lot of speculation around technology and children. I have mixed emotions. I would never plonk the kids in front of The Walking Dead but I don’t see the harm in programmes like good old Mr Tumble. Educational programmes and apps, in my opinion, are fantastic!!!   We’ve been trying out a new app made by Ruta Ett DVD …

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“Today topped it off when the school received their Ofsted report”

We’ve put the icing on top of a cake that’s slowly been created. Sorry, this post isn’t about yummy treats, it’s about P1s education. We uprooted our family to Sevenoaks nearly 5 months ago to start a complete fresh and better life. The schools are better, the lifestyle is better and the people are nicer. If you’re a loyal reader …

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