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Christmas 2014

I sort of took a bit of an unexpected blogging break over Christmas. It wasn’t the plan and I wanted to blog but thanks to the newest update of the wordpress app, I’m unable to add featured images or any images without the app crashing. I wasn’t about to compromise on quality for the sake of a few posts so …

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Christmas Party 2014

Every year my MiL holds a little gathering for all the family. I remember the first party I went to. I had felt super nervous as it was the first time I was going to meet hubby’s family. They all live pretty far apart so having a full family gathering is quite spaced. The first year I was pregnant with …

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“She revealed to us that she already knew what she was getting”

On Thursday we made the brave decision of taking a trip to Toys R Us. Exactly a week before Christmas I expected the place to be crammed with people and low on stock. I was wrong. Ok, granted it was busy but we were able to wander around at our leisure with P2 running about like an excited mess and P3 in …

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MAM Starter Set & Soother Pod Review

For P1 & P2 we used Tommee Tippee. Whether it was bottles, cups, spoons, soothers or even the steriliser – it was always Tommee Tippee. So when we recently decided to bottle feed P3 there was no question as to what we’d be using… or was there?! P3 point blank refused the Tommee Tippee bottles. Reluctantly, I dusted off the …

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“I get such a warm fuzzy feeling when I receive gifts”

There’s certainly a trend in the blogging world right now with Christmas just two weeks away! Every where I look there’s photos of Christmas decorations, food, gift guides, Christmas jumpers and product reviews. Oh the reviews are coming in thick at the moment for me and at times I’ve felt completely overwhelmed and slightly scared I’ll lose some readership by …

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“Our house has been filled with germs this weekend”

Our house has been filled with germs this weekend. Hubby has had a cough for a while now but Friday saw P2s temperature rise and her cheeks were bright red. She was due to spend the day with her Grandparents which had to be cancelled, however P1 went for a rescheduled sleepover instead. On Saturday, I woke with a snotty …

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To My Princess 2 – 1 Year 10 Months

To my Princess 2, For a while now we’ve been saying “she’s nearly two” or “aged 2-3” or “terrible twos come early”. Writing your age again has hit me just how grown up you really are for it. You’re only a year! Not two. You are cheeky. Each day you do the most hilarious things like faces, actions and words. …

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“Christmas is all wrapped up”

Last year P1 was very ungrateful for her birthday and Christmas presents. We’d forked out a lot of money to get her a Schleich farm house and various accessories – anyone who knows what I’m talking about will know that a tiny animal costs around £4. At 5 years old, children just don’t understand value. This year we vowed to …

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Frankie & Benny’s Festive Menu Review

Hubby and I wanted to treat my MiL, BiL and her partner to a Christmas meal to thank them for the unconditional love and support they’ve given us this past year. We’d discussed several places we could go and then Frankie & Benny’s asked me to review their Festive Menu. This gave us a fantastic opportunity to treat the family …

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Trunki ToddlePak Purple Review

The moment P2 learnt that are feet meant independence and took those first wobbly steps we knew she was going to cause trouble! Within a few days she was fast, very fast, and interested in absolutely everything she shouldn’t be, like cupboards and stairs. Trips out quickly became the most stressful thing in our lives. Hubby and I were unable …

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Tommee Tippee Kids On The Go Big Chill Cup Review

During the last visit we had from the Health Visitor, she suggested we stop P2 from having bottles. It’s not like she can’t use a cup, she can, but it’s the comfort she gets from having a bottle that needs to be taken. This same day we had a Tommee Tippee Kids On The Go Big Chill cup arrive. The …

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Milkshake Party Party Tour Review

The Cliffs Pavilion holds very special memories for me. Every year my Grandparents would book for us to go and see the Christmas pantomime. We’d always arrive early, sit by the window looking over the sea, Grandad would buy me a Programme and sometimes I’d be allowed a small gift too. My Nan would always insist they booked the front …

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To My Princess 2 – 1 Year 9 Months

To Princess 2, I blinked and you grew over night!! Literally. This month has seen you grow out of aged 12-18month clothes, wear some 18-24 but mainly you’re in 2-3years which are your big sister’s hand-downs. It’s just crazy! With this growth spurt has come a new attitude. There’s times when I really think you are quite nasty, hitting and …

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Bernard Matthews Breaded Turkey Review

When I think of turkey meat I always think of Christmas. Turkey is actually a really cheap and easy meat to use all year round and my MiL introduced it to me when making meatballs or spaghetti bolognaise. Bernard Matthews are the leading turkey producers in the UK, farming over 7 million turkeys each year!! We are not strangers to …

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“Trying the controlled crying method”

I changed our bedtime routine exactly 7 nights ago today. I was really beginning to feel my body shutting itself down and not functioning properly with the extent of my exhaustion. My mood has been awful and I just couldn’t wait until the new year to change things like the Health Visitor advised. The new routine goes as follows; 6:40pm …

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