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Boxing Day 2013

Boxing Day is traditionally the day following Christmas Day, when servants and tradesmen would receive gifts, known as a “Christmas box”, from their bosses or employers. Today, Boxing Day is the bank holiday that generally takes place on 26 December. These days Boxing Day is more about the calm after Christmas Day, allocating homes for all the new gifts, tidying …

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Christmas Eve – (To Princess 1 – 5 Years)

To Princess 1, Happy birthday!!! I can’t believe you are five years old. It’s just crazy. You’ve been on earth for half a decade. You arrived to us after 19 hours of premature labour at 10:27am on Christmas Eve. You just couldn’t wait another seven weeks of being inside my tummy. You had a rough start but you’ve never stopped …

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Christmas Part 2

Yesterday, we had our Christmas family gathering round the MiLs. Hubby’s Grandparents, Uncle, Auntie & Cousins/OHs were all there ready for games, quizzes and food. My MiL is always really good at organising parties full of fun. Again, I think it’s best to just show you our day in pictures: I used my new camera today! Do you like the …

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“It’s 28 days until Christmas”

It’s 28 days until Christmas. It feels like it’s suddenly crept up on us. I cannot believe that it was nearly a year ago that we were taking our yearly “generations” photo with my Mum, P1, me and my Nan. 2011 2012We didn’t get a chance to have a generations photo with P2. Nan didn’t get a chance to have …

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Yu! Healthy Snacks Review

Yu! sent us a variety of goodies to try. Our taste buds have really been put to the test lately! We were given a selection of their fruit bars, yoghurt coated fruit, 100% fruit pieces and their granola range. Yu! products are completely preservative, colouring and artificial flavouring free and made from fruit and natural yoghurt. This means they are …

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HiPP Organic Pouches Review Plus A Competition To Win A Hamper Worth £25!

P2 received a huge selection of yummy organic pouches to get her few teeth and gums around from HiPP Organic. We’ve been using HiPP since we started weaning and now they’ve launched 13 new organic pouches! I love pouches, they are convenient and easy to use. To celebrate this launch HiPP conducted a survey to ask their members for their …

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“These days apparently the harvest offering is £1”

I experienced my first Harvest Festival as a parent of a reception class child today. P1 has been practising her singing for the past week, a song I used to sing for my harvest festivals. Every single song reminded me of my school days and my harvest festivals back in primary school! I could sing along to the whole festival. …

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“Today we are living to a routine”

Today we are living to a routine, well P2 will be! I know, you’re all rolling your eyes. But I mean it, I’ve got to do something to sort our sleeping issues out. Maybe P2 isn’t as easy going as her sister was and able to just go as the flow. P2 has started putting herself in a routine anyway, …

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“I can’t remember half the things I’ve wanted to post about”

I’ve drained my data allowance on my phone, and our home has no Internet set up just yet. I’m getting withdrawals of blogging and to be honest, I can’t remember half the things I’ve wanted to post about. So I thought I’d just give you a quick update in photos! I’ll be back very soon! Find me on Facebook & …

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“I better wipe the tears and get on with housework”

My OH has gone to London today, P1 has gone to my grandparents house and I’m at home with P2. Massaging my lumpy boob and watching P2 play with the label on our dinner tray. It’s been 48 hours since I last fed my girl by boobie. I was absolutely fine about it, until now, where I have time to …

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“it’s not like I’d go and ask for a boob job or anything”

I think the last time I spoke about my breastfeeding journey was with this post and I just wanted to update everyone that may be interested. For nearly about three weeks I’ve been feeding boobie to P2 after her dinner all the way until her breakfast. She’s been having formula during the day. It’s been going quite well really, she’ll …

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Walkers Crisps Mighty Lights Review

It’s very rare for us to buy branded food at the moment with saving for a mortgage, wedding shopping and having two young children to feed. So it was fantastic when I was asked to taste test some more Walkers products. 18 packets of crisps arrived for us to munch. Another new product from the brains of Walkers, Mighty Lights. …

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