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5 Things; I Love To Listen To

Welcome back to ‘5 Things’, this week I am sharing; 1. Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars. This song is probably my favourite song of all time. I love Snow Patrol and think this song and its sentiment are beautiful.  A few years ago my horse, Ozzy, died. I had owned him for 8 years and it […] Read more…

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Gratitude List #45

I love the process of writing a weekly gratitude list, as it ensures I consciously take in the small, but lovely things that happen every day.  Then, they are immortalized here on the page, so I will always remember. This week I have loved; When I said something to Baby and she put her palms […] Read more…

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25 Things About Me Vlog

I recently watched my amazing friend Amy do this vlog and I thought I would give it a go myself. So here are 25 things about me (Baby make a guest appearance too!) If you fancy subscribing to our You Tube Channel, we would love to have you! Read more…

TheList

The List #32

Hello!  Welcome to ‘The List‘.  If you are new here, ‘The List‘ is a great linky that I co-host with amaze-balls Hannah from Mum’s Days.  The idea is simple, just link up any post that is in list/bullet point format, easy!  I use mine to record my weekly highlights and remind myself of my hit […] Read more…

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My Weekly Weigh In

Welcome back to my weigh in with the Diet Chef plan.  I have been on the programme since October and you can find all my previous weigh ins are here if you want a little look. This is my last weigh in before I take a break for two weeks, due to our family holiday and a press trip […] Read more…

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How to Grow Your Blog

I get asked a lot, my tips on how to grow your blog.  I have been blogging for about 19 months, but only properly for 15 months.  In that time I have made the move from complete novice/hobby blogger to professional blogger.  I don’t profess to have all the answers, but what I can do […] Read more…

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Does Your Child have Dry Skin? Aveeno launch new Ebook

At the end of last year, I reviewed the fabulous Aveeno range of skin care products.  I suffer with incredibly dry hands; years of working outside hadn’t helped and I had struggled to find a non-greasy hand cream that actually worked.  That was, until I was sent Aveeno, which works like a dream to make my hands soft […] Read more…

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The perfect family trip to Rome

Rome is more than just a beautiful city, it is also a giant adventure playground for inquisitive kids (and adults!). With ancient Roman ruins, the sites of gory gladiator battles, the best pizza and pasta in the world and a wide range of museums and art galleries, it is the perfect place for families. If you are […] Read more…

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Point + Shoot 14th April

Welcome to Point + Shoot, which is a great photography based linky that I run with my dear friend Em over at Snowing Indoors. So what is Point + Shoot?  The concept is really simple, you’re sharing your weekend with the rest of the blogging community.  It can be one picture or a whole bunch, it […] Read more…

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Exciting News – New Ambassadorship

I am so pleased to announce today that I am now an ambassador for the incredible Anna Lou of London. A Brit-centric and playful brand designing adorable eye-catching beautifully British jewellery and accessories. Anna Lou had humble beginnings at Portobello Road Market, elevating to international status and being stocked by major high-end department stores and […] Read more…

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Living Arrows 15

It’s time to link up with ‘The 52 Project’ (Practising Simplicity) and the ‘Living Arrows’ (Shutterflies).  The aim is to take a picture that captures the beauty and magic of childhood in our eyes.  I am also linking with Snowing Indoors and my Point & Shoot linky. “You are the bows from your children as living […] Read more…

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The Work From Home Wardrobe

Working from home can turn you into a slob.  It can be VERY tempting to sit at your desk all day in an old track suit or worse still your PJs!  This can prove slightly embarrassing when the Postman knocks on the door, after noon, and you still have bed hair.  A while ago I […] Read more…

5 Things

5 Things; To Create A Happy Day

Welcome back to 5 Things.  This week has been super challenging at times and so it got me thinking of ways to try to create happiness.  Quite often I find myself in a damage limitation situation, trying to pull myself back to feeling happy, after a series of trying times or a particularly difficult day.  What if […] Read more…

Gratutide

Gratitude List #44

I love the process of writing a weekly gratitude list, as it ensures I consciously take in the small lovely things that happen every day.  They are then immortalized here on the page, so I will always remember.  This week I have loved; Every time we go into Baby’s room, she clambers onto the bed […] Read more…

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My Blog Camp Outfit from Windsmoor

With the first blogging conference of the year on the horizon, my thoughts recently turned to what I would wear.  My wardrobe is currently in between camps; having just lost 4 stone I have some larger clothes, that don’t show off my weight loss and some pieces that I need to lose a bit more […] Read more…

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The #FeelSuper Campaign for Marie Curie

A new charity campaign was launched this week, which caught my attention.  From 8th April (until 5th May) each time you purchase a Proctor & Gamble product at Superdrug or online at Superdrug.com, P&G will make a donation to Marie Curie.  If you aren’t familiar with Marie Curie, it is an amazing charity that helps […] Read more…

The List

The List #31

Hi and welcome to ‘The List‘.  If you are new here, ‘The List‘ is a great linky that I co-host with amaze-balls Hannah from Mum’s Days.  The idea is simple, just link up any post that is in list/bullet point format, easy!  I use mine to record my weekly highlights and remind myself of my […] Read more…

Mini Buddy

Mini Buddy Speaker Review and Giveaway

We were recently sent a Mini Buddy speaker from KitSound.  Mr Hubby set it up for Baby and so he has kindly written the review, I will let him to tell you all about it. Baby has always seemed interested in music, but it’s only recently that she has started singing and dancing along to the […] Read more…

Diet Chef

My Weekly Weigh In

Welcome to my weigh in! Regular readers will know I am currently on the Diet Chef plan.  If you are interested in the plan, you can find details of all my previous weigh ins here. I have been quite ill this week with a nasty chest infection, so I have found it a real struggle to stay motivated. […] Read more…

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50 Things That Make Me Happy

I was recently tagged by the gorgeous Kat who blogs over at Beau Twins to take part in the ’50 Things That Make Me Happy‘ post.  I do write a weekly gratitude list, but I thought this would give me the opportunity to share the general things that make me happy in my life, rather than specific […] Read more…

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Lambourn Racing Open Day

On Good Friday we headed a few miles down the road to Lambourn, to attend the Racing Open Day event.  I love horses and although I have never been into Racing, we live right next to the Valley of the Racehorse and so we decided it would be a good event to experience.  I knew […] Read more…

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Bloggers Block? Never Again!

I often hear friends say they have Blogger’s block; they are simply stuck and can’t think of a topic they would like to write about.  I haven’t really suffered with BB, but there are times when I am stuck a little within the theme I know I am going to write about (i.e. what to […] Read more…

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