Monthly Archives: September 2015

Letter To My Princess 3 – 1 Year

To my Princess 3, You dramatically entered our world the day after my birthday. I’d promised I wouldn’t share my birthday with not only my second anniversary and another birthday. You couldn’t breathe and were taken to special care. You are now one whole year old and continue to be our little drama Queen. Right at the start you were …

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My Sunday Photo – 27/09/2015

It’s my birthday tomorrow. Our 2nd year wedding anniversary. We are currently having a mini break. As I type this up, it’s actually Saturday evening, P3 is upstairs in her own bedroom fast asleep and the other two are downstairs playing in their bedroom. I’m. actually here to review so I won’t say too much just yet but Gladwin’s Farm …

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“I hate Autumn!”

The weather seems to get blamed for quite a few things. This time I’m blaming it for my lack of mojo to blog. It also seems I’m not alone in my missing inspiration as a few other bloggers have recently declared a dry patch, ironically seeing as the weather certainly isn’t dry! We are only a few weeks into Autumn …

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Barbie Rock ‘n Royals Review

Barbie has been around my whole entire life and they have certainly come a long way since then too. P1 has a huge collection of various Barbie’s who are mostly naked with scraggly hair now. The technology side of things has also improved and P1 especially loves watching all the fantastic movies that come out. The latest one is the …

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Using Colour To Create The Perfect Country Themed Home

If you want to create the ideal country themed home then you should take a good look at nature, be aware of the different seasons and, most important of all, bear in mind that many berries and flowers come in gloriously flamboyant colours as well as more subdued hues. One room at a time In the bedroom, for example, if …

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5 Benefits Of Sensory Play

Think about your favourite memories. How many of these have a particular colour, smell or sound associated with them? The smell of a crackling barbecue in the summer or the roar of the crowd when your favourite football team scores a last-minute winner, are two examples. Our brains trigger flashbacks to those happy times as soon as our nostrils or …

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My Sunday Photo – 20/09/2015

Next Sunday it’ll be the eve of my 23rd birthday and our second wedding anniversary. So I’m going to be the star of this weeks My Sunday Photo. This week has zoomed by. There’s been a first day at nursery for P2, a friends tea party, P3s one year check, blood tests for me, playgroups, Gymboree, meeting up with a …

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Dry Kids All In One Review

I don’t think the weather has been too kind on us this “summer” and the school holidays were pretty lame weren’t they with regards to the good old British weather. Autumn has suddenly hit and it is freezing cold and raining the majority of the time. Thankfully I was contacted to see if I wanted to review some Dry Kids …

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Siblings September 2015

All of my close friends have boys or at least one of each. I have girls. Three girls, three hair styles to create and at the moment three dresses. There’s going to be four sets of “the time of the month’s” and makeup, shoes and boyfriends. My girls really are very different to one another. P1 is slim, wobbly and …

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“We took an obligatory first day at nursery photo”

P2 has been ready for nursery for a while and it feels like such a long time since we joined various waiting lists. I needed to give her more than I could offer. For her to build friendships and grow her independence and confidence.  To follow some structure as she learns more and more about the world she lives in. …

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My Sunday Photo – 13/09/2015

This weeks My Sunday Photo is a photo from my iPhone. It was taken last night in the pitch black so the quality is absolutely awful and I’ll apologise for that as I try to take pride in my blog showcasing high quality images. I didn’t even take this photo myself, one of my lovely friends did. Last night, when …

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Being Busy & Thinking Ahead

We’ve successfully completed the first full week back to our school routine, although I’m still not quite used to the early mornings and I keep sleeping through the alarms that were switched off for six weeks leaving us pretty rushed every morning. Having a set routine seems to help P1s behaviour though and she’s been really good up until the …

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Teaching My Daughter About Money With thinkmoney

We were recently challenged by thinkmoney to decorate a piggy bank but to also think about what financial advice we want our girls to carry with them until they’re older. I was certainly never good with money and spent my very early “grown up” life in debt and borrowing money from my Grandad constantly. Meeting my hubby changed things, he …

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“My last baby is growing up”

Life is being pretty hectic lately. It’s so nice to have a routine back though now that school is in full swing for P1. She’s even started swimming again already and we’ve picked out some clubs that she wants to attend during and after school. Her options are much bigger now she’s in Year 2 too. Then there’s P2 who …

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