Yearly Archives: 2018

My Sunday Photo 2018 – Finally On The Waiting List

This week has been a really good one for us as a family. P2 turned 5 years old this week and we had a family trip out, it’s snowed and been frosty a few mornings too but the best news we’ve had this week is to do with P1. Right at the beginning of the week P1 had another routine …

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I’m Featured On Blogger Love

This year I want to dip my toe in the world of creating content for other blogs and not just my own. I have seen many other bloggers do this but have always been scared to approach anyone in case I wasn’t that interesting or my writing wasn’t good enough. Then I saw a fellow blogger, Emma from Em’s World, …

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What I Read My Kids In A Week

A bit of a different post from me today. I wanted to share with you what we read in a week. When P1 was much younger I didn’t like reading at bedtime. Bedtime was always quite horrific in this house so reading became a treat thing, rather than a joyous and bonding experience. I have always loved books so I …

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Letter To My Princesses 2 – 5 Years

To my Princess 2, It’s your fifth birthday today and I think I’m in slight denial about it. I had picked some nice posed photos of you smiling innocently, but actually these photos speak more about your personality. This past year you have grown in personality. Big changes happened where you went from being a little nursery go-er to a …

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5 Reasons Why I Love My Daughter’s Preschool Nursery

Picking a nursery, school or preschool is always a pretty daunting task when you are a parent. P1 went to a day nursery back when we lived in Essex, P2 went to preschool although it was called a nursery and P3 now goes to the same one. I hope this post maybe gives you an insight when you decide to …

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My Sunday Photo 2018 – Daffodil Season

I walk to school or nursery every single day at least once, usually three times, and it’s a great way for me to start taking in my local area and noticing habits. Suddenly over the past week I have started to see shoots of little flowers emerging from their beds. For me, it’s a sign that Spring and warmer, longer …

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Juggling A Special Needs Child With A Sibling At School Too

I actually drafted the title of this post a good few weeks ago, just after I had to juggle the need to be in two places at once for two different children of mine. But actually even more has happened since then. Since having two children in primary school and one in nursery, I have been really struggling to organise …

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Four Ways to Keep Costs Down When Staying in London With The Family

If you’re considering taking your family to London for a short stay, maybe to see a show, take in the sites or you fancy a couple of days exploring the capital then it’s easy for costs to add up. With some pre-planning and savvy online searching there are plenty of deals available to help you keep the costs down, meaning …

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Living Room Tour | House Reveal #2

It’s been embarrassingly long. I promised room tours of our new home back in October and then I uploaded just one in November. Our home is now basically finished and I’m ready to start sharing photos and updates. This year we are now focusing on our garden so you’ll have to wait a bit later in the year for that …

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My Sunday Photo 2018 – Preschool Booster Immunisations

My week has gone by with a flash. I swear it was just Monday right? And now it’s a new Monday tomorrow. I have recently been feeling like my life resolves around the school runs, and it really does. Moving forward I need to embrace this school mum life because it’s going to be the way of my life for …

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Celebrating National Chocolate Cake Day With Num Noms

I know, I’m interrupting my usual schedule and bringing you a post on a Saturday. It’s for good cause, to celebrate chocolate, more specifically chocolate cake. The wonderful people at Num Noms UK challenged us to get chocolatey and bake a chocolate cake that is inspired by the Series 4 Num Noms. The weather has been awful, specifically on the …

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Getting Crafty With A Willow & Wild Box

A few days ago my girls were really lucky to receive three Willow & Wild Box‘s in the post, each personalised with their names. I was really shocked to find that a gardening subscription box could fit through the letter box but they did! One of our focuses for 2018 is to get our garden usable and family friendly, so …

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Bring Me Sunshine!

Since moving home I have definitely become a home body. We used to spend a lot of time out of our old house, getting away from the crowded environment, but our new home is different. I love being here much more than freezing my butt off going on adventures. But at the same time I am longing for our adventures. …

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Our Last Day At Tropical Islands Resort

I am so sorry that it has taken me this long to get this last day of our trip to Germany up on my blog. Christmas, New Year and back to school completely took over. To give yourself a mind refresh, please read my first day and second day of our stay at Tropical Islands Resort. Tropical Islands Resort is …

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My Sunday Photo 2018 – I Had A Piece Of The Beach Inside My Ear

Have you ever taken a shell home from the beach? My girls love to sneak more and more into their pockets in the hope that I won’t catch them. Spending time on the beach is always such an adventure for children. I remember during one of our many trips to the beach when on holiday on the Isle Of Wight …

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