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Monthly Monday Melfie #2

 It’s so very rare these days for us to get a decent family photo. My boys just do not play ball anymore and obviously don’t like to stay still and […]

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A visit to Warwick Castle

  We’ve just got back from a great few days away. This photo was taken at Warwick Castle. The boys had great fun running around having sword fights with daddy, […]

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Wicked Wednesdays 02-09-15

  Because he wanted to go out wearing shoes and not crocs…. Linking up to #WickedWednesdays by the lovely Emma over at Brummy Mummy of 2. She hosts this weekly […]

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The great british weather

  Only in England can we have a lovely sunny day one day and then terrential rain the next. With Elfa from A Californian Mum in London’s mummy meetup re-scheduled […]

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Our favourite five – August

 Apologies – this is late in going live this month. I’ve had the last few days off and have been out and about with the boys trying to enjoy the […]

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My Back to school essentials

  In case you hadn’t noticed the end of the summer holidays is looming which can only mean one thing – the start of the new school year is fast […]

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10 ways to prepare for the start of school

  Summer’s almost over (sob!)  – not that it’s felt like we’ve had much of one with the ever changing weather. If your little one is about to start school […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]