Category: Family Life and Parenting

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Going on family vacation can be the highlight of any year. It’s the best time to enjoy each other’s company and escape the stress of everyday. But, there may come a time when your vacation ideas desert you. Kids expect

Posted in Family travel

Garden Rooms: The Last Refuge In Your Noisy Home

Image source When you are living up to your belly-button in cats and babies, and whatever else, finding a place of peace and quiet can be as important as it can impossible. But without moving to a big house or

Posted in Family Life and Parenting, Home & Garden

How to Save Money on Your Child’s Birthday Party Without Making Sacrifices

As parents, we want to give our kids the best of everything – the latest clothes, the coolest toys, memorable vacations, and totally over-the-top amazing birthday parties. The problem is that our budgets don’t always match up with our plans

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Sing along with SING, the movie…

We love a good movie, in our house, and we try to have family movie nights, with popcorn and treats, as often as we can sneak them in, to our busy schedule. We happen to be rather fond of movies

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Setting up a fish tank made easy with Tetra…

If you read our  blog you know we love our pets. Fish are creatures that we particularly like and my small boy is a big fan of all things aquatic. We recently had a fun visit to the National Pet

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Getting everyone out and about, because everyone should enjoy days out…

As a family we have been very fortunate to not struggle when we go out, or plan a family day out, with accessibility issues. None of us currently need help with mobility or to get out and about and on

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Yes I am that mother…

The alternative title to this is “I can clearly see your kid is sick, please take them home/I will rant about people who bring their sick kids to where other people are…” I get that it’s annoying when your kid

Posted in Family Life and Parenting, Health

Beautiful prints from Shepherd Illustration.

I often wander into card shops and stationery stores and feel a bit meh, at the selections available. Sometimes it feels like everything on offer is pretty samey and unoriginal. I like cards and prints that are fun, but also

Posted in Things we love


My Dear darling daughter, aged not quite 11, yet.  I love you, I do. You are very precious to me. You remind me a lot of myself, which is fun, but also a bit scary, but we are learning to

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Time To Get All Green Fingered: Top Tips To Make Use Out Of Your Garden

Spring is officially here and with that comes the excitement of getting outdoors. It’s especially important when you have young children to enjoy some fresh air, and the garden is the ideal space to enjoy it. No matter the age

Posted in Family Life and Parenting, Home & Garden
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