Home Is Where The Heart Is

Part of me didn’t want to sit and write up this post. Everybody is going through the same thing right now so why would anyone want to read about it? Then I remembered the reason I started this blog seven years ago. It was a place to document my life, my thoughts, and my experiences.  So of course, I should …

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Snuggliest Squad 3 Squishmallows Ever

A couple of years ago, my mother-in-law brought back from Canada a giant Squishmallow Cat for Eva. I had never seen anything like it before and we instantly fell in love with the squishy pillow. In fact, I use it to rest my back on every bedtime! We’ve since gifted the girls the smaller versions for Christmas and birthdays. There’s …

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Easy Easter Nests Recipe

Look at me coming to you with a recipe post. I haven’t done one of these for a while, have I? Following Christmas, Easter is the next fun excuse to overindulge is chocolate treats. A real classic is the Easter Nest and they are super easy to make. There’s just three main ingredients plus some cake cases required for these …

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Hubby’s 30th Birthday

As a pair, Hubby and I are notorious for being pretty lame at celebrating birthdays. For us, it always feels like any other day of the week and nothing too special. Today, it’s Hubby’s 30th birthday. It’s a big milestone that I wanted to make special for him to remember forever. I wanted to put in the effort that our …

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Siblings 2020 – March

What a month for everyone on Earth, right? I don’t think I ever expected to be writing a sibling post quite like this one. Our lives, everyone’s lives, have quite utterly been tipped upside down and given a bit of a shake in the process of coronavirus hitting. I truly hope you are all keeping as well as can be …

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The Importance Of Reading With Your Children

Books have always been an important part of my own childhood. I loved learning through books and had a large collection. I remember my Grandad reading to me snuggled in his armchair and that’s something he then went and did with Freya too. There so many reasons to read with your child. I thought with us all embarking on a …

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Taste Testing Shaken Udder Milkshakes

I’m not a milkshake drinker so it is not very common for me to pop it into my basket when we go shopping. Our girls were pleased to receive a wonderful hamper of the Shaken Udder milkshake range. There are six flavours in their range which we were excited to try. 330ml Milkshakes We had been sent one of each flavour of …

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At Home With Playmobil EverDreamerz

As we all embark on home learning and being isolated from the outside world for the foreseeable future, I thought I’d share a fun new range from Playmobil. The EverDreamerz range was released in March and they feature five friends; Starleen, Viona, Rosalee, Edwina and Clare. We had kindly been gifted these to play with and review. They arrived on …

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Getting Back In The Saddle

On her fourth birthday Eva started horse riding for the first time. She took to it like a duck to water, it felt very nostalgic as I used to ride when I was younger. I think she rode weekly-ish for about 18 months before we made the decision to take a break. It was always meant to be a break, …

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Marsh Farm Fairies & Dragons 2020

It’s time for another Marsh Farm post. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you will know this is probably one of our favourite places to visit in the UK. Our first adventure for 2020 was a Fairies & Dragons day. It ran over the February half term and although it isn’t on anymore, an exciting Easter Grotto …

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Potato Characters For World Book Day 2020

One of my favourite things during the school year is World Book Day. This has probably stemmed from my love of books but also over the past few years, seeing my girls getting excited and planning their costumes. So you may wonder why on earth I have a photo featuring potatoes? This year, the girls’ school have a voluntary competition …

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Andy & The Odd Socks Live In London

At the weekend we headed into London to be part of something exciting. It was the launch party of Andy and the Odd Socks brand new TV show, Andy and the Band, and we had the pleasure of being in the audience. We arrived early as always to find a spread of pastries, juice and hot drinks awaiting us. It …

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Siblings 2020 – February

Firstly, it’s the 29th of February!! It’s a leap year woohoo. Anyway… I have felt like February has been a long month. The weather has been pretty rubbish and there’s been a half-term in the middle too. I mean, who’s idea was it to have a school holiday when the weather is yuck and nobody wants to spend any length …

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Eva’s 7th Birthday

Eva had a birthday countdown going for weeks ahead of the big day. Each day we’d hear just how many days it was until the 6th of February. To be honest it wouldn’t have surprised me if she knew how many hours it was too! There was no room for us to forget. As each year passes, I find it …

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