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Ethan's first day at school

When my boy started school….

This time last year E was about to start reception (we call it big school) and to be quite honest the thought of it had me feeling excited yet also […]

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10 things you didn’t know about me

I was tagged by the lovely Lisa over at Mrssavageangel to write this “10 things you didn’t know about me” post. If you fancy finding out you can head to […]

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SOS Mummy Survival Kit

Whether you are a stay at home mum or a working mum – parenting can be tough. We always tend to feel guilty about something, we have good days and […]

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Wicked Wednesdays 19-08-15

I wanted a nice photo of E at Sealife Brighton – I got this weird creation instead. (I have no idea what he’s doing) Linking up to #WickedWednesdays by the […]

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Hari Ghotra Makhani Curry Kit review

I had the opportunity to review a Hari Ghotra curry kit a few weeks ago and I have to say I was really excited. We are big curry lovers in […]

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Slimming World #6 and #7

The last couple of weeks have been really busy so I am two weeks behind on a SW update! I am going to begin by saying that it has been […]

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Read with me – July roundup

Bit late with this one – we are almost already halfway into August and the school holidays! I wish the weather would make its mind up though as it really […]

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Wicked Wednesdays 11-08-15

M said he wanted to go faster – so we did and then?! He lost balance…. oops (bad parents!) Linking up to #WickedWednesdays by the lovely Emma over at Brummy Mummy […]

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Monthly Marvels #2

Life seems to be manically busy at the moment and my blog to-do list is getting bigger and bigger! It seems that balancing family, work and blogging is harder in […]

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Beef Bourguignon

Although this dish takes some time to slow cook – it is sooo worth it. The beef literally melts in your mouth. Serves 4 Ingredients Low calorie cooking spray 6 […]

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Slimming World #5

I had last week off as annual leave to spend some time with the boys. Bar wednesday we had a pretty busy week catching up with friends and enjoying the […]

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Shrek’s Adventure! London

Living just outside London we are very lucky to be a short train ride away from lots of London attractions. Last weekend, we took the boys to a new addition […]

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What blogging means to me…

I have always loved writing. When I was little girl I remember watching a TV programme about a girl who was given the opportunity to be a journalist for a […]

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Monthly Monday Melfie #1

It’s the first Monday of the month and for once I have a “melfie” to share and join in with Elfa over at Californian Mum in London. I am terrible […]

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#MySundayPhoto 02-08-15

After writing about how my week off with the boys was not going to plan. I resolved to take a more positive approach and thankfully had a much calmer (non-shouty) […]

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Our Favourite Five – July

It’s been a busy old month – M did indeed get chickenpox from his brother and sadly had to miss Night Garden Live. E had fun at his first summer […]

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Pork Escalope with swede mash

This dish is perfect after a hard days work and it’s so easy to make. Serves 4 Ingredients Low calorie cooking spray12 lean pork escalopes 300ml boiling chicken stock 1/2 […]

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Slimming World #4

We chopped and changed our meal plan quite a bit last week. We were invited to a very impromptu dinner over at one of E’s school friends when he broke […]