Christmas traditions and fun with Elf on the Shelf…

*We have kindly been sent and Elf on the Shelf to join our family and share with on our blog* This is the blog post where I confess we have never had an Elf on the Shelf. I have resisted, but my children have pleaded and pleaded. This year, they have won and this slightly […]

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Christmas Treats from Pets Choice and Webbox

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some items to try and share on the blog* As a house of cats (and other animals), we can’t forget them when planning our Christmas and Christmas Treats are always on my list of things to remember. The cats are part of the reason why the […]

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Beautiful coffee themed illustrations from Latte Design.

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent prints to review and share on our blog* If you read my blog you will know that basically, as far as I am concerned, coffee IS life. A lot of not sleeping thanks to my kids and being a busy mum who also works full time, […]

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Freshening and reviving winter woolens with Ace

I am usually quite organised with certain aspects of life, like keeping on top of things like sorting our winter clothes, getting ready for the seasons and spring cleaning. However this last spring the routine I normally have of going through our winter wardrobe, sorting out stuff that is too small, packing up coats and […]

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Me and Mine – October 2019

Welcome to our end of the month, snippets of life round-up of what we have been up to. Me and Mine.  October has treated us quite kindly, and we are ending a rather nice half term, that has had far more lovely moments or just seemingly sane and normal moments. More on that in another […]

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TUTANKHAMUN: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

*I was kindly invited to a preview of this exhibit* TUTANKHAMUN: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh is now in London at the Saatchi Gallery. As someone who has always been fascinated by ancient Egypt and it’s history, it’s a perfect place to spend an hour or two wandering through the exhibit, immersing yourself in the […]

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Quick and easy bird seed cakes

We have made these bird seed cakes a few times, because we love to feed and watch the birds in our garden, and it’s a fun little task the kids can do with minimal supervision, other than dealing with the hot fat. This is great to do in autumn when the birds might need a […]

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3 Of The Best Super Foods To Keep You Healthy During Pregnancy

*This is a collaborative post* Image by Daniel Reche Having a healthy diet is essential for maintaining positive mental and physical health throughout our lives. However, making wise nutritional choices is even more critical during pregnancy. While you are eating for two, you need to know how best to optimise your diet in order to […]

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How we homeschool – the socialisation myth.

This time last year, we made a rather monumental, and life-changing parenting choice. We didn’t share with many people, initially, because we wanted to try and work out how our plan would look, and if it was working then we could share and if it didn’t work, we could go back to what we knew […]

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