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update your home for spring

Easy ways to update your home for spring

Is it me or has winter been going on forever this year? I’m actually a fan of winter, but I have to say I literally cannot wait for warmer days now and I’m feeling better with each daffodil shoot that…

meal planning

How to master meal planning (and why you need to!)

In a fashion, I’ve always tried to plan our meals. Meaning that I have a rough idea of what I’ll cook during the week and will make a list of the ingredients I’ll need for my supermarket shop. But…

house hunting

January: House hunting, a second pregnancy & going potty

Now that Taylor’s two years old, I’ll no longer be publishing bi-monthly updates of her progress. But I still really love the idea of documenting our lives and remembering everything we have to celebrate each month – it’s so…

Pet monitoring camera and kit

Panasonic Home Monitoring Kit – for pets

When we first brought home our dog Max as a puppy, we really didn’t like leaving him home alone. Mainly due to the chaos he would cause in the house at that age (memories of chewed up table legs…

makeup for busy mums

Must-have makeup for busy mums

I’m not one for always looking glamorous, but I also admit that I would NEVER leave the house without ‘my face on’. I just don’t feel like ‘me’ and ready to face the world until I’ve applied my make-up.…

The pros and cons of having a family dog

The pros and cons of having a family dog

When we first brought our puppy cocker spaniel home in 2012, he was eight weeks old. We named him Max and we were so excited to have a new addition to our home, which was then only occupied by…

Plans for a super organised 2017

Planning a super organised 2017

I’ve made no secret of the fact that I am not the archetypal organised mum who follows a daily routine, is always on time and makes weekly meal plans. I may look like I have my shit together on…

Family time, a holiday in Dubai and a blog break

It’s been almost three weeks since I published my last post on here and what a great three weeks it’s been. I’m now sat back at my desk whilst trying to cuddle the radiator and thinking about setting some…

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7 small treats that will make you happy every week

I’ve never been one to over-indulge (apart from when it comes to cake). But generally, I have pretty modest needs and I’m not the type to spend a lot of money on myself. In fact, I’m a tad tight…

black friday discount deals

10 of the best Black Friday discount deals

Normally I’m so late to the party for my Christmas shopping and end up missing out big time on the Black Friday discount deals that can be had over this weekend (long weekend/ week…) Not only do I end…