Category: Family Life and Parenting

You don’t need to go broke in the summer holidays….

I don’t know about you, but I find the summer holidays can be a bit expensive. My kids seem to eat more (anyone else feel like they are running a 24/7 cafe for what seem like permenantly hungry small hobbits?)

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Celebrating International Cat day with some fascinating facts about cats & dogs…

  If you read our blog you know that we LOVE our pets and we are cat lovers, although we are seriously considering getting a puppy or a dog next year (the cats WILL NOT be happy) Today is International

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Bringing Home Your First Dog – What You Need to Do to Prepare Your Home

For many people out there, a family isn’t complete without a dog. If that sounds like you, and you’ve made the big decision to adopt your first dog, then there’s no doubt that the household is filled with excitement and

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Breastfeeding – I did it. Would I do it again?

It’s world breastfeeding week. Social media is flooded with the promotion and discussion of breastfeeding and all the issues surrounding that. The good, the bad, the ugly, the happy, the sad. The why and why not. I don’t talk about

Posted in Pregnancy, birth & breastfeeding

Stuff we loved – July

Wow, July went fast, didn't it? Or at least it did for us. I think my having a knee operation and the children breaking from school seems to have made it go much more quickly. So here we are, in

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A Family Kitchen Is For More Than Just Cooking

The kitchen is often the center of the house. It’s a multi-functional space that is for much more than just cooking. When you’ve got a family, the kitchen is more important than ever. It’s a space where you can prepare

Posted in Family Life and Parenting, Home & Garden

Sometimes I don’t want to be the village…

This blog post should be entitled "dear mother who hasn't organised childcare for the summer holidays, it's not my job to pick up your mess" but that's too long.  Before I launch into my rant, I will point out that

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Decorative lighting that’s a bit different, from Dandelion.

I love decorating our home, and finding pieces that fit with our taste, decor and budget. I also like things that are that little bit unusual and different and that make a bit of a statement.  We recently revamped our

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Boss Baby is here…

There is a new boss in town. He’s  not your usual type. He’s a bit different from what you would expect. He’s still in nappies but that won’t stop him from trying to get what he wants… Boss Baby is

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Reality Rehab…

I am delighted to be sharing about a fab new book called Reality Rehab, by Lisa Mary London. I thoroughly enjoyed the book, which kept me amused and entertained whilst I was recovering from my knee op, recently.  Today we

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