2017

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Eating out is one of our favourites things to do as a family. It doesn’t have to be anything lavish or expensive, just a quick meal in a cafe will do. We decided to go down the traditional weaning route with Piglet, and so when we eat out I usually take food for him with

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It doesn’t matter how hard I work at my photography – I am nothing compared to a professional. I’m always snapping away on my phone or camera, but I’m pretty useless when it comes to editing. The photos are nothing worth bragging about and not really the sort of thing I want printed and put

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I do believe in fairies – I do, I do, I DO! We have been having a bit of a nightmare trying to replace the doors in our home (seriously – who suggested buying a doer-upper?!) so imagine the hilarity when an Irish Fairy Door landed on our door step. Clearly the fairies aren’t having the

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Do you ever feel that you build something up so much, that when it happens it is a bit of a let down? Some days, such as Mothers Day, are meant to be “perfect”. My day was fantastic. We had great family time and the gorgeous sunshine really helped – but it was exhausting What

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Well we have finally gone out and bought a kitchen! The days of quick and simple meals are behind us….. nearly. It will still be another painful 4 – 6 weeks before we can have it installed and in working order – but we’re making progress at least! I am really struggling with meal ideas

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With Spring in the air and Summer just around the corner we are glad to be getting outside and embracing the warmer weather. Since Piglet is not walking yet we need to always have a carrier or pram with us. the downside of that is that the pram can be pretty bulky and take up

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When JHogg and I got married we borrowed we a number of large lanterns. The sat outside the reception area to light the way for the evening guest. It created a warm and welcoming atmosphere and I loved having them there. For my brothers wedding last year they borrowed the same lanterns to light up

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Type 1 diabetes is a hidden condition for most. You won’t see the affects on their body, the toll it takes both mentally and physically can be really draining. I am regularly told that I am a “good diabetic”. I’m congratulated on handling it well, taking the diagnosis in my stride and not letting it stop

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Hands up who’s been enjoying the sun!! We have been loving the recent weather and trying to get outside as much as possible. My garden isn’t great – it is shaded a lot and not in great condition as we’ve been prioritising the inside of the house. It means I suddenly find reasons to visit

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We’re 10 days into our low spend month and so I’m taking advantage and trying to eat out of the freezer! I did pretty well last week with just buying the bare minimum at the supermarket – but I’ll admit I missed my biscuits! The Adult’s Meal Plan Monday: Sausage and Mash Tuesday: Chicken Fajitas Wednesday: Mince and