Ok, ok. I know not everyone likes to encourage screen time with their little ones. Realistically I should be discouraging so much of it in our house. There is far too much reliance on it by me and the girls. But lets be honest… It is the perfect baby sitter when us mums need to get our schizzle done! It…

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*This post contains affiliate links but these are all products I use myself and genuinely recommend. I’m sure it isn’t just me that is absolutely useless at looking after themselves during the winter. I do still shave but I often forget to moisturise until my skin resembles that of a snake. With central heating my hair gets really dry and…

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Hi Everyone! Me again. I’m back for one last week hosting the Big Pink Link. I had such a lovely time last week reading everyones posts. I have survived the first week of the Easter holidays. I know you were concerned there for a moment! This weekend Hubby and I were meant to be having the most amazing date day/night…

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Hello! Excuse the Big Pink Link imposter. Lucy from This Mum’s Life is not feeling too well so she has asked me to fill in for her over the next couple of weeks. Thats right! You have my ugly mug for two whole weeks. Sorry about that. I am over the moon to have been asked to help so of…

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It has been just over a month since I wrote my first Netflix recommendations post.  That post went down very well with all you readers and I absolutely loved writing it. One thing I did learn from it and from all your lovely comments was that I watch far too much TV. I think I had 2 suggestions I haven’t…

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My whole life I have been, what I refer to as, a realist. I used to call myself a pessimist but I found that phrase just made things worse.  The world, to me, can be a scary place, I don’t shy from it but it bothers me that I can’t change it. Truth is that the littlest of things can…

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A couple of weeks ago Claire from The Pramshed tagged me in the Blogger Recognition Award (calm down MIL this isn’t an actual award. You’ll be the first to know if I am ever nominated for one).  I am sorry it has taken me so long to complete this Claire, I have been really looking forward to writing it. Thank…

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This is a little different from my usual type of posts but  I have been thinking of sharing my Netflix recommendations for a while.  In fact I have been thinking about it for so long I think I am going to have to write it in a few parts as I have watched so many shows on Netflix.  In essence…

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I am enjoying writing these A-Z posts so here is one all about marriage and relationships. This one is less funny than the A-Z of Parenting and the A-Z of Toddlers as I felt it mostly deserved a serious approach. After 5 years of marriage I have decided to label myself an ‘expert’ (I am not!) and thought I would…

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To give 2017 a good start I have taken part in the lovely Geraldine from Over Heaven’s Hill In Conversation With Series. Being a new year she has a new set of questions and what fabulous questions they are too! Here are all my answers, you can also find the interview on Geraldine’s blog along with all the other Conversations…

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I have recently posted about my blogging goals for 2017, but with a huge sigh of relief, as we wave goodbye to 2016, I thought it would be nice to write about my 20 wishes for 2017 as I was kindly tagged by Hayley at Devon Mama. I love writing posts like this every now and again because it gives…

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With 2017 just around the corner I have been evaluating the blog and planning where I want to take it. It took me a long time to really get into writing again; it used to be a huge passion of mine when I was younger. I found myself at a cross roads in my life about 9 years ago and…

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I won’t lie I am looking forward to saying farewell to 2016. It has been a year of ups and downs for us in our household. Well the last 6 months have been anyway. It has often felt like one step forward and four steps back. Anything not 100% in our control has caused quite a few bumps in our…

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I am on a bit of a house accessorising mission at the moment.  We have all the furniture we need but I feel like a lot of the other bits are very mismatched.  None of the picture frames match, most things have a home but aren’t in it.  There are a few ornaments that just need to go now as…

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I love the winter. I make no secret of it, it is my favourite season. Many people think I’m a little crazy and I do understand the nice warm summers mean it is easier to get out and about. Also the rain is less than ideal if you are out, no one wants frizzy hair and wet feet. However, the…

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