Parenting

To My First Child, I’m Sorry…

To my first child. I’m sorry that lately my attention has at times been elsewhere. I’m sorry that sometimes when you ask me to read a book and we are just about to sit down to start it I have to jump up to go and get your little brother who has just woken up. I’m sorry that sometimes when you ask me to sit with you, you are met…

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Lifestyle

September Favourites

September Favourites September has been an exciting month as far as favourites go. In fact, its been pretty life changing from a blogging perspective. So many beautiful finds, and the most wonderful gift too. September is often the month that many of us bloggers put renewed energy into our blogs after the long summer holiday and with these lovely pieces I am defintely excited about stepping it up a gear.…

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Adventures

Planning The Perfect Family Weekend Break

One of the things that I wrote about on our autumn bucket list earlier this week was booking a UK weekend break, something that I have been bending the husbands ear about since Spring this year. It’s never really got past the idea stage, but its been something that I have been desperate to do. As much as we love travelling abroad, now that we have two little ones I…

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Lifestyle

Our Autumn Family Bucket List

Now that the busyness of summer is behind us, I feel like I can finally breathe and settle into life with my little ones. As wonderful as the summer was there is something about the return to the everyday routine that makes me feel calm and centred. A feeling that I havent feel for a little while and have been craving. I am looking forward to a slower pace of…

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#MarvMondays

Autumnal Marvellous Mondays!

Welcome back to Marvellous Mondays! There is nothing better than the excuse to stay indoors and snuggle with little ones, to layer up in gorgeous warm and fluffy jumpers and to enjoy the best warm hearty meals you can make. We may be losing the light, but we’re gaining the most beautiful golden colours that nature has to offer. As you can see I am feeling totally inspired by autumn…

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Blog Tips

Blog Basics: How To Make Instagram Hashtags Work For You!

After being such an avid Twitter user over the last three plus years and swearing blindly that it was my favourite social media channel, Instagram has surprised me this year quickly becoming my favourite and go to channel of them all. A combination of the more powerful visual dimension of images, combined with the ability to write free flowing essays and quotes to your hearts galore, and the addition of…

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Things We Love

Holiday Heroes: SkyBaby

When my sister in law announced that she was getting married in Mauritius two years ago we were super excited. Not only because it was a wedding we had been waiting for, but because it also meant a trip to Mauritius. Then we found out we were expecting the little man and we questioned whether it would be sane to take a newborn and toddler half way around the world.…

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Parenting

Life With A Newborn: Three Month Update

It feels like this is probably the last update that I can do with the title newborn in it as the little guy is now 12 weeks old and probably not really classed as a newborn anymore. He definitely doesn’t feel like such a newborn these days, especially since he’s moved into size 2 nappies and has outgrown all his 0-3 clothes! It feels like he is growing so much…

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Things We Love

Child’s Farm Brand Ambassador Review + Giveaway!

When the little lady suddenly started suffering from regular outbreaks of eczema on her arms and legs a few months ago it was heartbreaking. There is nothing worse than seeing your little one suffer from a skin condition and feeling like there is nothing you can do to help soothe the pain or stop them getting it in the first place. It’s really easy to think that once they are…

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Blog Tips

Blog Basics: Must Have WordPress Plugins

Since I got back into blogging over the last 18 months, I’ve really enjoyed reading others posts on must have WordPress plugins. I went self hosted pretty quickly after setting up my blog almost three years ago, but didn’t really properly commit to it or start investing in it until about 18 months ago when I finally found my passion. Since then I’ve really surprised myself at how much I…

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Parenting

Introducing New Pampers Baby-Dry!

Theres A New Nappy In Town! Did you know that babies spend around half their time asleep? Those precious hours aren’t just important for their mood, but they also have a positive impact on their development, too. So as a mum to a newborn I am really excited that Pampers are launching a brand new innovation and upgrade to UK parents’ #1 nappy choice and introducing 3 Absorbing Channels! New…

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Toddler Life

I Think You’re Ready…

Right up to the line I was in two minds. Do we go or don’t we? We had been invited to a tea party yesterday at the little lady’s new school as part of the whole settling in, getting to know you process. We had been to one before, back in June just before the little man was born. A lovely evening for the parents to socialise and learn more…

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Blog Basics: Hosting A Successful Blog Giveaway!

I’ve not hosted very many blog giveaways, but when I have in the past the numbers of entry’s have always been pretty dismal and very disappointing. I could never understand why the numbers of entries for my giveaways were so low, but always dismissed it thinking it was related to traffic until recently when I realised that didn’t make sense anymore. So I decided to take a different tack and…

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Blogging

A Space Worth Waiting For

This is my space. My little slice of paradise, my island of solitude. A space I can finally call my very own. When I set out on my little project to create a workspace I had no idea where it would lead me, or what it would look like. Well I did  have some ideas but I didn’t know which way I’d go. All I knew was that I was…

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