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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

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Part of our bedtime routine with Piglet is putting him into a sleeping bag. During the day he naps with a quilt, but a sleeping bag is the indicator that its time for the “big sleep” and that he is going to be in his cot for the night. It’s a system that works really

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When you wish upon a star Makes no difference who you are Anything your heart desires Will come to you – Pinocchio Last week JHogg and I celebrated our 2nd wedding anniversary. It was just a couple of days after mothers day, so we celebrated the two together with a lunch in the hotel we

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Most of you will know that I am a stay at home home. I absolutely love it and am so glad I have this opportunity to be with Piglet while he is still so young. The problem with being at home, though, is our financial situation. We have had to adjust to one salary, and

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I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love fudge. It doesn’t matter what the occasion – or no occasion at all – a couple pieces go down nicely! I have the best recipe, it has never failed me yet and everyone always raves about it. I usually nod and smile and say it’s nothing, and it’s

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It’s time for the #PerfectAndProud week 6 round-up! I am loving this Instagram community I started with my blogging buddies, Laura from Five Little Doves, Sarah from Run Jump Scrap and Victoria from Mummy Time Two. We are really close to 2.5k photos now which is just amazing! I’ve found some great new people to follow

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When I was pregnant I was determined to breastfeed. I had my own, pretty selfish reasons, and they were enough to make me persevere. It wasn’t easy, in fact it was pretty damn hard for 8 weeks. We kept going though, and in the end Piglet was breastfed until his first birthday. It has gotten

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Ever since I found out I was pregnant I was torn about giving Piglet a comforter as a sleep aid. It seems a great way to indicate that its bed time and to help them settle down and drift off to sleep, but at the back of my mind I was always worried about the