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Grown Up Time: Turn Your Bathroom Into A Spa

Before children came into my life, I remember a few special occasions where I would treat myself, friends or even family to a relaxation session at our local spa. Or making a weekend of it with my partner and staying in a posh spa retreat – facials, body massages, hot tubs, the smell of the warm wood in the sauna …

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#BLOGMAS Day 22 – Our Fake Christmas Day

Growing up I always spent Christmas Day at my Mum’s house. My grandparents piled round and it was always a really chilled festive day. I’d play with my presents, we’d fill our tummies with food and just enjoy each other’s company. I have many photos of my Nan and Grandad sleeping on Christmas Day. Since we moved to Kent four …

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#BLOGMAS Day 9 – Her First Christmas Performance

It’s that time of the year again, the time you either love or hate. Nativity time. I remember P2s first nativity at their nursery. I was so excited and put the effort into making her the angel outfit. P1 had never had nursery nativities and I was working before so never really had the time. This year was P2s first …

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#BLOGMAS Day 5 – Our First Garden

It has been no secret of mine that I have wanted a garden for my girls to enjoy for such a long time. It feels like forever to be honest. So when we moved it was high up on my list. I never expected to be able to get such a big one though. It was run down as you …

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#BLOGMAS Day 4 – Healthy Gingerbread Snowflake Biscuits

It’s blogmas day four already. I have had the pleasure of being introduced to a company that I had never heard of before. The Groovy Food Company is a food brand that creates healthy alternatives for everyday essentials. I had the pleasure of getting to try out one of their recipes using the Organic Virgin Coconut Oil and Organic Coconut …

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Why You Need A World Map In Your Home

When we moved house there was one room I was most excited about. Our dining room. We had never had a proper place for us to sit and have our meals, a table to craft at and bake cakes. I honestly haven’t got the words to explain my need for a dining room and my excitement.  Weirdly enough this is …

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Kitchen Tour | House Reveal #1

This is the first of our house reveal posts and videos. I am so excited to share what our new home looks like now that we are settled and unpacked. I still can’t believe that we have been in this house for four weeks already. So much has happened. This is our kitchen tour. The kitchen was empty of appliances, …

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Letter To My Nan – 4 Years

On this day four years ago my biggest baby, P1, started her primary school education back in Essex. That day holds so many precious memories. I’d dropped P1 off at school on time, not knowing anybody as we had been through an appeals process and subsequently missed any taster sessions they had. I needed to return back to the school …

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Back To School Dramas Sorted With Kickers!

Our beloved older daughter kindly reminded us a few days ago, with less than a week left until school begins, that her current school shoes were too tight for her. We’d been so consumed by the fact P2 was starting big school for the first time that we’d neglected the fact we had another one who was going up a …

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A Quick Guide on Planning for Their Futures

You want the best for your children. To give them the best chance in life, you need to invest and plan for their futures. There are a lot of things that you can do, and things that you can push your child to do. The earlier you start planning and implementing these suggestions for your child’s future, the better and …

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Siblings 2017 – August

Like I said in the July Siblings post, the chaotic way of life was definitely not going to subside any time soon and I was so right. We are now well in the swings of the school holidays. In fact although I am going slightly insane, they really are flying by in a blur! It feels crazy already that it …

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There’s A Gas Leak In Our House

The weather has been pretty rubbish lately which is just typical seeing as it's the school holidays. On Sunday the sun actually made an appearance for a little while and so we headed to a lovely country pub we have found recently. It has bouncy castles, delicious food and two gorgeous golden retrievers. We always have such a brilliant time …

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Our Potty Training Update – 3 Months In

We officially started our potty training journey with P3 at the end of April. We received our amazing hamper of goodies from HUGGIES® Pull-Ups® to help us and from then on it was full steam ahead. I had so many worries surrounding our last potty training journey and felt quite apprehensive. Staying indoors during the potty training phase couldn’t be …

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Father’s Day 2017 Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is probably the only celebration of the year that I really struggle with. I mostly end up forgetting about it and having to print off a printable card from a random website. But this year, with the thanks to Hallmark and Tesco, they’ve reminded me all about Father’s Day and even helped me get prepared. Tesco have a …

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