There’s been a lot of champagne drunk round these parts lately… If you follow us on social media you may have seen this photo last week…  We aren’t lushes,  but last week it felt a bit like we were because we did consume a few glasses of champagne. Why?  Because The Husband was offered a new […]

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Don’t Send Him Barking Mad! How To Keep Your Dog Happy And Healthy

A helpful collaborative post on how to keep your dog happy and healthy… Image from: Pixabay Having a dog as part of the family is one of life’s little pleasures. They bring so much joy, are loyal, fun, adventurous, cheeky and sometimes mischievous. They have such great personalities and the kindest of souls. But it’s […]

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Sands Alive – sensory and creative fun…

I am a bit of a play-dough fan and if you have read our blog before you will know I like to make our own dough, and expiremtn with textures and colors. I have tried “play-dough sand” before both the branded bought stuff and also the home made kind and never really been that impressed.  […]

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Wrap your lunch differently and a giveaway…

I pack a lot of lunches in my house. Every day, we have a lunch box for each child, one for the Husband, and I try to include myself as well, to make sure I get lunch, rather than buying.  We generally use tinfoil or clingwrap, to wrap sandwiches or other items to put in […]

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Our week in photos… pouty selfies and DIY haircuts…

Welcome to our week in photos. Snaphots from our week. Cats, coffee, chaos and cake usually feature. You can keep up with us on Instagram or Facebook too!  The week where we do DIY haircuts (you can read why here) moving many heavy boxes, consuming a lot of coffee because he might look cute but […]

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Message in a bottle – A beautiful gift!

It’s here, it’s here. The wonderful Message in A Bottle personalized children’s book we shared about earlier in the summer, has arrived! We were very excited. Me, because I have been honored to be part of the launch team helping to get the book out to the world and knew how fabulous it was going to be and […]

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Lessons in kindness…

If I teach my children as a parent, it will be lessons in kindness and how we treat the people in the world around us.Sometimes as a parent you need to let your kids work life out for themselves, you can’t always be there to solve all their problems for them, you teach them, you […]

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Fish tank therapy and caring for fish as pets, in your home…

The children and I recently had a fun morning out, visiting a place where Tetra, the fish and aquatics specialists, were hosting and sharing about fish, how to keep them properly, to help us learn about different breeds of fish, types of aquariums and everything you need to keep fish happy and well looked after. […]

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Making children take responsibilty for their pets?

I feel like I run a mini zoo, and no I am not talking about the children in our household but the pets… We currently have  a hamster, two cats, and two rabbits. The snail and the rabbits are “the children’s” pets.  The cats are relatively easy to look after and I don’t expect the […]

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