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12/31: A Guilty Pleasure

This was difficult. I’m beginning to think I don’t know much about myself really. I have two guilty pleasures that stand out to me at this point: 1) Chocolate Gateau. I could eat a whole gateau to myself but not the cherry version, it has to be the full on chocolate gateau. Mmmmmm my mouth is watering just thinking about …

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11/31: My 5 Favourite Movies

I used to watch films all the time but as my family grows there’s less and less of the uninterrupted moments. I love most films but when I really think about it these five come up first: 1) Twilight Saga. All of them. I think it’s the only movie series where all movies are just as good as the first! …

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10/31: 3 Items Off My Bucket List

I don’t have a bucket list maybe I should write one. A list of things I’d like to do or achieve before the age of 30, because saying before I die is a little negative and scary! However, I do think I can think of 3 things that I’ve achieved in my life that I’m proud of and I’m going …

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9/31: 15 Things That Make Me Happy

I’ve only just found this little blog challenge/blog linky and definitely think it could help bring back my blogging motivation. It’s the Blog Every Day in August challenge with Outmumbered. I’m a little late so my first post is a list of 15 things, aside my family, that make me happy. At this specific moment in time I’m finding it …

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Letter To My Nan – 11 Months

Hi Nan, P1 keeps talking about you the past week or so. I have to admit that she hasn’t really before and I was worrying she’d forget. But she found her set of books that you bought her that came with a charm bracelet. It wasn’t anything expensive but P1 keeps talking about how you are watching her so she …

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To My Princess 1 – 5 Years 7 Months

To my Princess 1, I can’t believe you’ve just finished your first year of school! You’ve really developed this year and although your behaviour is a little to be desired, I am so proud of you! Since you started school last year a lot has happened. I’ll never forget your first day. It was at a school in Essex as …

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To My Princess 2 – 1 Year 5 Months

To my Princess 2, You’re 17 months old today. So very close to 18 months which seems to be another milestone that people count. This month you’re personality has blossomed. It’s grown and shaped in new ways. It probably helps that you’ve become a lot more communicative with us so we can really understand your needs and wants. The word …

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To My Princess 2 – 1 Year 4 Months

To my Princess 2, Last month I said we had been introduced to your tantrums. Well they are still going  very strong! You have really grown in your attitude when it comes to things you want or don’t like. You’ll throw yourself or scream. It’s really quite cute but we have begun to put a stop to it and introduced …

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Letter To My Princess 1 – 5 Years 5 Months

To my Princess 1, You’re 5 years and 5 months old today.There’s been a certain upheaval in your behaviour this past month. Worse than ever really. You’re ok during the day, just a normal 5 year old, but when it comes to bedtime it’s been horrific!! We’ve tried so many ways to deal with it to make you happier and …

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Letter To My Nan – 8 Months

Hi Nan, I’ve been thinking about you a lot this month. Asking myself questions that will never be answered, like what your last thought was and whether you were in pain when you passed away. My other Grandad passed away. He’ll be up there with you somewhere and I hope you can share many stories from my childhood with him. …

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To My Princess 1 – 5 Years 4 Months

To my Princess 1, We’ve had two weeks of having you at home this month. It’s allowed me to really observe you, your behaviour, your habits and just the way you are! Some things have been lovely to see and others I’ve been left really a little upset. We seem to go through phases. One week you’ll be a joy …

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Letter To My Nan – 7 Months

Hi Nan, I have some pretty big news for you. We are having another baby! I can imagine you rolling your eyes and saying “I thought you might be”. You knew with P2. I’m a little upset about things though, the thought of you never meeting this baby and not having you come visit me in the hospital just hours …

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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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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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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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