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My Goals For 2019

This year started rather oddly for us. Just like Christmas, we saw it just as our little family of five. In fact we were all in the car on the way back from a trip to Berlin, the girls all fast asleep as the clock struck midnight. 2018 was definitely a weird rollercoaster for our family. A lot of sadness …

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Letter To My Princess 1 – 10 Years Old

To my Princess 1, This has been a birthday that sort of terrified me. Ten years is such a huge milestone. Double digits, a whole decade and the final few years until you become a teenager. If I’m honest seeing you creep closer to ten has also made me feel very old. Your birthday also marks another thing, the amount …

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Have We Finally Conquered The Milk Habit?

For anybody new here, it’s probably best that I explain the situation right from the beginning as quickly as I can. Eva and Elsa have had a milk addiction. I actually think it was more of a bottle addiction, to be honest I’m not entirely sure. Both bottles and milk went hand in hand. Basically, wherever we went we had …

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We Are Taking Part In Vlogmas 2018

It’s so cliche to say that the year has gone by in a dash. Everyone says it all of the time but truly it has! We’ve had a big year with many changes and lots of fun. This is just a quick post to let you know that I am taking part in vlogmas this year, the fourth year in …

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Baking A Halloween Spooky Sports Day Story

I’m all in for a seasonal bake. It’s much more fun than a seasonal craft and weirdly less mess in our case. Although admittedly they do more baking with my Mum than they do with me. As it’s Halloween season, we decided to take part in the Halloween Story bake that Betty Crocker is currently running over on their website. …

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Five Ways To Cope With The Autumn Blues

As the days get shorter, and we get less sunshine, the human body responds the only way it knows how. The levels of serotonin (the neurotransmitter responsible for our psychological mood) becomes significantly reduced, which can often lead to feelings of emptiness, tiredness, lethargy and downright grumpiness. This is what is behind the phenomenon of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which …

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A Surprise Cavapoo Puppy

If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook then you’ll already know about our little surprise. I insta-storied the day as it panned out you see. I was far too excited. I’ll try to keep my excitement at bay for this blog post. Basically my Mum is a crazy animal person. She was a veterinary nursery for the majority of …

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Too Many Clubs

Just a quick little post from me today. With back to school in full swing now I wanted to share a video I filmed a few weeks ago all about the clubs my girls do. I remember seeing one of those car signs you pop in the window like “baby on board” and it said “mums taxi” well my life …

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Interior Trends For Winter 2018

Are you looking to give the home a makeover this winter? Each year, interior design trends change to match the upcoming seasons. Whether you’re looking to simply add a little colour, or whether you’re hoping to make more of a dramatic change, below you’ll discover some of the top interior trends for winter 2018. Rich, cosy earthy tones As the …

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How To Make The Most Out Of The School Run

The school run in the morning can be a tough time for everyone involved. It’s early, hectic and there is a high possibility something is going to be forgotten at home – whether it’s a piece of homework, a PE kit or a packed lunch. All of these stresses aside, these mornings can be valuable time you get to spend …

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Egg and Chips with a Twist

When you’ve had a long day and you don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen, egg and chips is always a reliable dish to fall back on. It serves up that comfort-food kick and is plenty filling enough, without you needing to toil over a hot hob. I love having this quick, easy meal up my sleeve – especially …

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Our Scrapbook Summer Holidays 2018 – Week 6

That was the last full week as a family of five. This is our last scrapbook summer post too. The past six weeks have gone incredibly fast and I can’t believe we are embarking on a new school year. Hubby and I actually spent most of this past week without the girls but they’ve been having the best last week …

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Our Scrapbook Summer Holidays 2018 – Week 5

It’s been a week much like the previous one, with a lot of time spent indoors. Each day we’ve taken a quick trip out to the shops mainly or to a local park. Hubby and I have been very preoccupied with giving this blog a little refresh. I have had to (and still am) go through all of my posts …

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5 Things To Keep In Your Bag While Going For A Hen Do

Hen weekends are meant to be full of frenzy and fun! When your best girl is going to walk the aisle in a few days, it is your responsibility to give her a fabulous send off from her singlehood. After all, it is going to be her last party with all you ladies before she ties the knot, so it …

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Revamping The McDonald’s Happy Meal

I am definitely not ashamed to admit that my family love a McDonald’s. We don’t go often but I think it’s a great treat for the girls and have always loved the food. I was lucky enough to work with McDonald’s to go behind the scenes in one of their restaurants, hear about future plans (one of which happened to …

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