Monthly Archives: August 2013

Cow & Gate 100% Fruit Pouches Review

I was very excited to receive some tasty goodies for P2. Cow & Gate sent us a lovely package of pouches which arrived just in time for our holiday last week. Unfortunately the USB was not compatible our operating system – Windows 8. The pouches are made from 100% fruit with added vitamin C. I do like to know that …

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The Next Phase

After a lot of crying, extremely large and painful boobs I have managed to persuade P2 into having night and morning feeds. Since posting about my struggles I’ve had so many people giving advice. I tried to get her to feed two days ago, which went fine for our morning feed but not so fantastic for the rest of the …

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To My Princess 2 – 6 Months

To My Princess 2, I have absolutely no idea where the past 6 months have gone. You’ve achieved so much in that time and that means you are growing closer to your first birthday! You are a rolling, nearly sitting, smiling, laughing, bouncing, feet holding, strong minded, waving, eating, sleeping, cloth wearing beautiful little girl. This past month you have …

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My Milk Has Gone

It’s gone. And I’m devastated. I knew this time would come, especially the past few weeks where I’ve noticed significant changes in our feeding patterns and my boobs. But tonight, it’s gone. I’ve used the last of my expressed milk too, except one frozen bag that I have round my MiLs which will be sent to make a keepsake. I …

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Appeal Unsuccessful

Guess what? P1 doesn’t have a school. Yup. Our appeal was unsuccessful and I found this out the day before we went on holiday! We are half way through the school holidays. This is meant to be a time where my OH and I were going to part with lots of cash buying uniforms and stationary for our daughter. She …

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Writing For A Magazine

I’ve been lucky enough to write an article for the parenting magazine, Baby Buzz Magazine. Please see my article here: August Issue I’m hoping to write for them again and to learn new things from writing for a magazine! The future is so exciting.

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Is This The End Of My Breastfeeding Journey?!

I’m quite upset that I’m writing this post in a way. I think we are about ready to end our breastfeeding journey. Well not completely anyway. It’s been about a month of weaning now, P2 is now on three meals a day which is usually half a jar. We’ve had no problems except the one toilet trouble during the first …

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5 Budgeting Tips for Newly Married Couples

Marrying the love of your life is a wonderful thing and something that most people will strive for throughout their lives. However, once you’ve exchanged rings, you need to start your life together, and this can sometimes lead to a few challenges that may easily send even the happiest of relationships spiraling into despair. One of the biggest issues that …

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Love Keep Create Baby Clothes Keepsake Review

I was given the fantastic opportunity of having P2s treasured clothes turned into a keepsake bear thanks to Love Keep Create. I’ve been so excited to share this with you. You needed four items of clothing, less if bigger than an average babygrow. I sent off five items. Here are the pictures of P2 wearing them: Her Nannie bought this …

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Holiday Snaps

So we are home, unpacked and back to reality. Both girls and me are having major holiday withdrawals. P1 is struggling to find anything that amuses her, and P2 is rather down in the dumps. Here’s some of our holiday highlights: Our accommodation All that fresh air has wore them both out Trip to Longleat Safari Rainy stormy weather Cheddar …

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The Best Family Staycation Ideas

Summer getaways with your family can be some of the most cherished memories that you’ll ever make, so finding the perfect way to spend those holidays is so, so important. When you’re booking a holiday, you’ll be spoilt for choice in terms of location – you can venture further afield to Europe, Africa and beyond, or stay closer to home …

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New Wine – Day 7 The Last Day

Day 7 – 02/08/13 Last night my OH and I enjoyed a little alcohol… Or in my OHs case half a bottle of whiskey to himself. It was really great to see him fully enjoying himself and being relaxed. I know he’s found this week tough, being the minority in a camp full of Christians. We woke up relatively late …

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New Wine – Day 6

Day 6 – 01/08/13 Last nights worship was really odd. I believe in God… I do. But I found it really uncomfortable being around a lot of people that were screaming, shaking and shouting. I found it scary. But the actual worship and talk was amazing! P1 fell over on her way back from the loo and cut her knee …

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