OddHogg

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Before I started blogging I read quite a few. They were mostly really popular blogs by people that many of us are aware of regardless of whether your a blogger yourself. Once I got started though, I discovered how many truly brilliant bloggers out there who are not very well known. There are loads of

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It’s the 10th week of #PerfectAndProud and I’m back with another round-up. I have been loving watching the community grow with the girls from Five Little Doves, Five Little Doves and Run Jump Scrap. With over 4,700 images shared already it’s great to see everyone joining in. With so many gorgeous pictures of bluebells in

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Ever since we started weaning I have been making Piglet’s meals from scratch. I’m not afraid to admit that I am not a big fan of ready meals for children. I prefer not to eat them myself so why would I feed them to Piglet? Piglet doesn’t eat dinner with us, as he goes off

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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