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What NOT to do when hosting Christmas for the first time

We're taking the plunge: this year we’re hosting Christmas dinner for the first time since becoming a family. They say you should [...]

By |December 23rd, 2015|Family life|4 Comments

What they don’t tell you about reception year

With the Christmas holidays underway I’ve been reflecting on BB’s first full term at school. It’s fair to say it’s [...]

By |December 21st, 2015|Parenting|6 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Christmas is well underway in our house. The decorations are out, the tree is up and our wooden nativity scene [...]

By |December 20th, 2015|Family life|6 Comments

Why I’m glad I’m not a normal mum

Apparently constantly being in a rush, looking tired and spending the entire time thinking about food and what to cook [...]

By |December 18th, 2015|Parenting, Uncategorised|30 Comments

A guilt-free Christmas yule log!

I’ve found it! A guilt-free Christmas yule log! Admittedly it isn’t made of chocolate and you can’t eat it – [...]

By |December 16th, 2015|Family life, Reviews|0 Comments

How important is home?

They say home is the single most important place in a child’s life, but what does home actually mean? I’ve [...]

By |December 16th, 2015|Family life|20 Comments

What your Christmas cards say about you

We’ve had a steady flow of Christmas cards landing on our mat over the last week or so. Little B [...]

By |December 14th, 2015|Uncategorised|29 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

This photo sums up how fast Little B is growing up. He's been obsessed with my sunglasses and has been [...]

By |December 13th, 2015|Family life|12 Comments

What to buy the person who has everything

When it comes to buying presents I’m a great one for seeing something ages before an event, making a mental [...]

By |December 11th, 2015|Reviews|16 Comments

Easy peasy mince pies

There’s nothing like making your own mince pies to get you into the Christmas spirit. The mincemeat bubbles over the [...]

By |December 10th, 2015|Recipes|16 Comments

Is it possible to babyproof a marriage?

Is it possible to babyproof a marriage? I ask because this week I read an article about a mum who [...]

By |December 9th, 2015|Parenting|36 Comments

The pros & cons of being a stay & work at home mum

We made it. After a year of working from home with Little B by my side he is now at [...]

By |December 7th, 2015|Parenting|40 Comments

How to save money on kids’ clothes

We’ve been on a big money-saving drive in our house lately. Not because we’re saving up for anything in particular [...]

By |December 6th, 2015|Parenting|5 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

It's been a snuggle down with a scone sort of a weekend in our neck of the woods. My brother [...]

By |December 6th, 2015|Family life|10 Comments

The one where I spent the night in an Enchanted Park

Ok it was the evening, not a night (a night sounded better). This week I had one of the most [...]

By |December 4th, 2015|Family days out, Reviews|34 Comments