Making chalk paint easy with Grand Illusions

*I was kindly invited to an evening to learn about chalk painting with Grand Illusions but all opinion are my own* I have a little secret.  I have always wanted to be able to take some of the older furniture we own (and some of that has been around since we got married, which is […]

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Hand Made for Christmas (Part 2)

I am not doing the usual Christmas gift guides this year, as a blogger I have decided to break with tradition and do something a little different.  I am, instead, featuring some lovely small businesses that I think make items that would be perfect if you are looking to support small businesses this Christmas or […]

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Why I gave up meat, and it’s not for the reasons you think…

In January of this year, I gave up meat. Well, actually it was almost February, but for most of January I hadn’t eaten much meat. I caused alarm on Facebook by sharing my new quasi vegetarian status and I have shared a few posts about giving up meat.  I have eaten meat occasionally when I […]

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Our week in photos 25/11/18 – 1/12/18

Hooray, it’s December, and we can finally talk about Christmas without people being totally Bah Humbug! This is our weekly update, mostly for the grandparents so they can keep up with our antics and life. As usual cats, chaos, cake and coffee… We have been able to watch the kids in their end of term […]

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My Sunday Photo 2/12/18

It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas… Are you humming the song yet? This is not my garden, I wish it was! (shared with permission though!) 

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Grateful…

Life has been pretty tough for us & me, over the past few months. Adulting, to coin a social media popular word, can be pretty challenging and sometimes life can throw things at you that you have to handle, even when you don’t want to.  I have shared a fair bit about my mental health, […]

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Making swimming fun with Zoggs and DC Superheros

*this is a review post, we were kindly sent some items to review and share about but all opinions are my own* Swimming has always been something that I have felt is an important life skill. Before I even had children I knew that I wanted them to learn to swim, as early as possible, […]

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How To Create a Cosy Winter Bathroom

*this is a collaborative post, that we hope contains some helpful tips and ideas* When the winter season kicks in, the bathroom is usually one of the first rooms of the house to feel it. You know how it is –  that jolt of you feel when your feet touch the cold bathroom tiles when […]

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