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July – what a month it’s been! We started the month off by submitting our building warrant application for the change to the downstairs layout of the house. Unfortunately it got returned with some queries but we’re hoping we’ll have our approval through soon! We booked a trip for the end of September with the

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It can be quite difficult for us to choose what to have for dinner that we would both enjoy. JHogg is a meat and potato fan, whereas I like to mix things up a bit. I do 99% of the cooking, so most of the meal choices are up to me. I could cook whatever

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Diabetes is something I’ve touched on in some of my previous posts, and will continue to talk about in the future. I have Type 1 diabetes, but how many of you actually know what that is? I mean REALLY know. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is when you’re body isn’t able to regulate the level of glucose in

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Maryculter House Hotel is where JHogg and I got married in March last year. It is also where we had one of our first dates! Situated right on the River Dee, the hotel overlooks JHoggs golf course. It is a small hotel with only 22 rooms, and is extremely old. The rooms are all different shapes

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Piglet 5 months

The last month has flown by – I don’t know how we’ve reached 5 months. Piglet has really changed in the past few weeks and his personality is starting to show through. We’ve found his natural routine finally and its made for a really happy chap to have around! He has rolled out twice this

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Menu planning has become all the more important to me recently. My car has been in for repair for around a month now and so I’m restricted to grocery shopping at the weekends with Jonathans car. This means I need to know what we are going to need as our local shop really only has

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I’ll put my hands up right away and say this is how I remember labour from my drug induced state! If you want to check out how my pregnancy went you can read about the first, second and third trimesters first. In the week before going into labour I was incredibly uncomfortable. Sitting was sore,

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You Baby Club is a site dedicated to Mother and Baby freebies, competitions, offers and promotions. The offers are a mixture of exclusive and available elsewhere, and as usual the catch is the brands may use your contact details in the future. There is a daily giveaway where you have a chance to win 1

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Swimming is an activity that everyone enjoys – right? It was the activity of choice this week when we wanted to get out of the house for a few hours. We had a 10 year old, 2 toddlers and a 4 month old. What could possibly go wrong? Here are my top tips for swimming, in

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You can read here about my first and second trimesters of this pregnancy. This post is about the third trimester. My third trimester started off with a scan at 29 weeks and a consultant appointment. Piglet was measuring perfectly and we started to discuss my delivery options. Ever since falling pregnant I had been confident