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#MySundayPhoto

You spend hours and hours making and decorating a cake, and then it's all but gone in a matter of [...]

By |August 28th, 2016|Family life|8 Comments

I’m pregnant!

We've been harbouring a little secret in our house: I'm pregnant and baby number three is on the way! It's [...]

By |August 5th, 2016|Family life, Miscarriage, Parenting, Pregnancy|128 Comments

Why my allotment makes me a better mum

Regular readers will know that about 18 months ago we finally got to the top of the allotment waiting list [...]

By |July 18th, 2016|Family life|10 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Six years ago today I became Mrs Misery Guts so I thought I'd share one of our wedding photos for [...]

By |July 17th, 2016|Family life|4 Comments

Poor Sam Cam

Poor Sam Cam. Those are three words I never thought I’d write. One minute her husband will be standing down [...]

By |July 13th, 2016|Family life|5 Comments

5 things we could all learn from Patsy & Eddie

Last week I had the honour of seeing the new Absolutely Fabulous movie the day before it was released thanks [...]

By |July 4th, 2016|Family life, Reviews|25 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

I know everyone's going on about the upcoming release of Finding Dory, but for me the film of the summer has [...]

By |July 3rd, 2016|Family life|5 Comments

What on earth is the point of non-competitive sports day?

Sports day season is upon us. With BB in reception this is the first year we’ve had the pleasure, and [...]

By |June 29th, 2016|Family life|26 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

This photo just had to be #MySundayPhoto this week. Last weekend we stayed with friends who have a hot tub [...]

By |June 26th, 2016|Family life|4 Comments

5 reasons why every family should have a dog

For as long as I can remember I've wanted a dog (and a rabbit, since we're on the subject of [...]

By |June 20th, 2016|Family life|18 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Instead of a bunch of flowers for Mother's Day this year BB and Little B bought me a David Austin [...]

By |June 12th, 2016|Family life|15 Comments

Class birthday parties have a lot to answer for

It was only a matter of time. Three quarters of the way through BB’s first year at school and there’s [...]

By |May 25th, 2016|Family life, Parenting|21 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

This week #MySundayPhoto is a shot of Little B I took on our allotment last week. He's recently learnt how to [...]

By |May 22nd, 2016|Family life|7 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

When it comes to cakes, it's fair to say my mother-in-law knows how to make them. This is the creation [...]

By |May 15th, 2016|Family life|8 Comments

An Ode to CBeebies

Parents of the land rejoice – it looks like CBeebies is safe! For now, anyway. In case you’ve been on [...]

By |May 13th, 2016|Family life|26 Comments